Securden | June 10, 2020
Securden PAM allows work-from-home IT staff and third-party contractors to launch secure, one-click connections with remote servers, databases, devices, web applications, and other enterprise resources without VPN.
Organizations can ensure a centrally controlled, fully audited, zero-trust, just-in-time access that is simple and scalable.
Securden eliminates the need for VPN and enables authorized remote users - internal or external - to launch native or web-based RDP, SSH, SQL connections with Windows, Unix servers.
Securden, Inc., a leading provider of Privileged Access Governance solutions today announced that it has implemented significant enhancements to its remote access solution addressing the crucial IT infrastructure access requirements of the remote workforce, specifically the IT administrators, third-party vendors, and contractors. Securden is offering the new version free-to-use for three months.
The security and user-experience related enhancements in the new version enable organizations to allow their internal IT staff who are working from home and the third-party vendors to remotely access critical IT systems that are kept behind corporate firewalls in a single-click without relying on VPN connectivity and without compromising security.
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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a secure and easily accessible remote work environment has become a big challenge for organizations. VPN connectivity often brings with it operational, security, and scalability issues. The basic tenets of access security - ensuring the right access to the right person only for the required resource and for the required time duration - cannot be fully met resulting in cybersecurity risks,
Bala Venkatramani, CEO of Securden.
"Securden eliminates the need for VPN and enables authorized remote users - internal or external - to launch native or web-based RDP, SSH, SQL connections with Windows, Unix servers; managed desktops; internal web applications; MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL databases; AWS, Azure, and other cloud platforms; switches, routers, firewalls, and other SSH devices from any operating system and from anywhere. It also ensures that users get access only to specific IT assets for a specified time duration fortified through MFA, comprehensive auditing and alerts, live session monitoring, and recordings thereby striking a fine balance between security and ease-of-use," he said.
While allowing live session monitoring, Securden enables administrators to intervene to terminate sessions or collaborate when a colleague needs assistance.
Part of the Securden Privileged Account Manager (PAM) product, the remote access solution readily integrates with various enterprise infrastructure and leverages the authentication mechanism of existing directory services such as Active Directory and federated identity stores to grant remote access.
To reduce the risks associated with remote access, Securden ensures that there is no direct connection between the end-user machines and the sensitive IT resources. It also offers the provision to route all connections through a secure remote gateway.
As many organizations may have hurriedly put remote access solutions in place, security may have been a bit of a secondary priority. When bolstering the remote work environment, having an effective means of privileged access management is a great way to ensure that users are only able to get to the resources they need and for the amount of time they need it,
Brandon Lee, Networking and Virtualization Specialist at virtualizationhowto.com.
"With the zero-trust model at the application layer and many other powerful capabilities, Securden Privileged Account Manager (PAM) facilitates remote work connectivity not only easily, securely, and efficiently, but also at scale without VPN," he added.
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Securden is a leading provider of privileged access governance solutions that uniquely combine the key security principles of zero-trust architecture, least privilege enforcement, and continuous risk assessment to prevent cyberattacks, malware propagation, and insider exploitation. With a refreshingly new approach, Securden offers complete control over privileged access, visibility without barriers, and superior access governance across cloud, physical, virtual environments. Designed for security and scalability with simplicity in mind, Securden products (Password Vault for Enterprises, Privileged Account Manager, and Endpoint Privilege Management and Application Control) are trusted by organizations of all types and sizes, including large banking and financial institutions, government agencies, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, IT service providers, MSPs, and manufacturing companies across the globe.
DP Facilities, Inc. | July 02, 2020
DP Facilities, provider of mission-critical data center, colocation, custom design and build services, and disaster recovery solutions, and Tintri, a data storage company specializing in Intelligent Infrastructure solutions that are autonomous, scalable, and architected for operational simplicity, today announced their strategic partnership to deliver integrated VDI solutions. Together, the companies are offering a purpose-built solution that combines VDI-optimized storage with colocation services within DP Facilities’ highly secure and fully compliant Wise, VA, data center. By offering these integrated services, the partnership empowers federal and commercial customers to fully realize the promise of VDI — greater control, scale, cost-efficiency, and performance consistency for end-user computing (EUC).
Effectual | April 29, 2020
Effectual is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging their validated services delivery capabilities around advanced VMware technologies.
VMware is pleased to recognize Effectual for achieving the VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency.
Designates expertise in delivery of VMware vSphere environments and digital infrastructure services with deep understanding of and execution in Data Center Virtualization design principles and methodologies.
Effectual, an innovative, cloud-first managed and professional services company, today announced that it has successfully achieved a VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency. This competency demonstrates that Effectual is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging their validated services delivery capabilities around advanced VMware technologies.
The VMware Cloud on AWS platform enables enterprise organizations to fast track their infrastructure modernization projects,
Robb Allen, CEO, Effectual.
Running your trusted applications in VMware's highly optimized cloud stack on AWS's best of breed infrastructure is a very compelling value proposition.
VMware is pleased to recognize Effectual for achieving the VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency. This achievement shows customers that partners like Effectual are dedicated, invested and have validated expertise in advanced VMware technologies,
Jenni Flinders, Vice President and Worldwide Channel Chief, VMware.
We value Effectual as a VMware partner, and appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction as they work to increase their service delivery capabilities.
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VMware Master Services Competencies are designed to help partners demonstrate customer-centric solutions and technical proficiency, with proven success and expertise in a specialized area of business. These competencies also allow partners to differentiate in five specific solution areas.
VMware partners can achieve VMware Master Services Competencies in:
• Cloud Management and Automation – Designates expertise in delivery of VMware Cloud Management and Automation solutions and services with deep understanding and execution of cloud management design principles and methodologies.
• Data Center Virtualization – Designates expertise in delivery of VMware vSphere environments and digital infrastructure services with deep understanding of and execution in Data Center Virtualization design principles and methodologies.
• Digital Workspace – Designates partner organizational expertise to design, deliver and support the ongoing management of customer apps, data and virtual desktop solutions whether on-premise or cloud delivered. Achieving this competency validates partners' deep understanding and execution on VMware Horizon and VMware Workspace ONE end-user computing solutions.
• Network Virtualization – Designates expertise in the delivery of VMware NSX environments and services with deployment and optimization of NSX environment capabilities.
• VMware Cloud on AWS – Designates expertise in the deployment of an integrated cloud solution that delivers an on-demand service enabling customers to run applications across a VMware Cloud Infrastructure environment with access to a broad range of AWS services.
VMware Partner Connect empowers partners with flexibility to meet customers' needs, making VMware technologies and services opportunities more accessible. Partner now have an enhanced experience that delivers simplicity, choice and innovation, and recognizes and rewards partners based on the value they bring to customers.
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Effectual is an innovative, cloud first, security first managed and professional services company that works with commercial enterprises and the public sector to mitigate their risk and enable IT modernization. A deeply experienced and passionate team of problem solvers apply proven methodologies to business challenges across Amazon Web Services and VMware Cloud on AWS. Effectual is backed by Catalyst Investors and Lumerity Capital, private equity firms focused on investments in cloud and data infrastructure. Effectual is a member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and the PCI Security Standards Council.