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International Cloud Symposium

Ditton Manor, outside London, UK
10 Oct 2011 - 13:17 - 12 Oct 2011 - 09:17
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PhoneFactor Wins 2011 Golden Bridge Award for Innovation in Cloud Authentication

PhoneFactor secures access to cloud services by adding a critical second layer of authentication. In addition to a user name and password, users respond to an automated phone call or text message from PhoneFactor to login. PhoneFactor is ideal for cloud security because it works instantly with any phone anywhere in the world. There are no security tokens or other devices to purchase, provision, and maintain, and no software or certificates for end users to install.

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New Workday for iPad extends SAML to mobile apps

To offer enterprise-class SaaS solutions for managing global businesses with an innovative approach to business applications, Workday, Inc., the company in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, has introduced Workday for iPad...

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ManageEngine Boosts On-Demand Applications with Active Directory Integration

ManageEngine, makers of a suite of cost–effective network, systems, applications and security management software solutions, today gave a boost to its On-Demand applications with Active Directory integration for ServiceDesk Plus On–Demand, the ITIL–ready cloud–based help desk and asset management solution, through SAML, the OASIS Security Assertion Markup Language. A free 30–day trial of ServiceDesk Plus On–Demand can be found at

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5 cool tools for cloud management

 [Network World] looked at Symplifed for identity management exclusively targeted to SaaS-based apps, Puppet Labs for virtual machine deployment, HP for building and managing private clouds, Abiquo for IaaS platform management and TurnKey Linux for low-cost cloud backup...

Symplified Identity Manager (SIM) provides administrators with a way to deal with Web-based application identity and passwords. This is done through an "identity router" called SinglePoint. The SIM product, in turn, manages identity for users with SaaS applications.

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