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Bull Evidian announces "Ready-To-Go SSO", an entry edition of its single sign-on software

Paris, May  12, 2009 -

Bull Evidian, the European identity and access management leader, announced today the availability of Ready-To-Go SSO, an entry edition of its Enterprise SSO single sign-on software that accelerates SSO deployments in organizations.

The Ready-To-Go SSO edition includes the same core features as the Enterprise SSO edition in IAM Suite 8, and enables a low-footprint installation in Microsoft environments. A guided configuration process makes it possible to implement the solution very quickly from any point in the enterprise network.

Ready-To-Go SSO can be installed and configured in a few minutes, and used rapidly afterward. Installing the software does not require any change in the Active Directory schema. The solution does not modify the Windows login or the applications.

The solution can be installed on either existing or dedicated servers. Integrated redundancy mechanisms ensure high availability of single sign-on features.

Any person tasked with reinforcing user access control to applications becomes rapidly operational with the administration console. Several pre-defined models and field-tested implementation examples assist administrators.

The Ready-To-Go SSO edition is specifically designed for organizations with from a few hundreds up to several thousands employees. It includes market-leading single sign-on features. If in the future a perimeter change requires it, the solution can be easily upgraded to the full Enterprise SSO edition. Upgrading provides Linux/Unix support and direct use of the infrastructures of Active Directory or other directories.

Just like the full Enterprise SSO edition, the Ready-To-Go SSO edition makes it considerably easier to comply with standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001 or laws regarding health data confidentiality. Security procedures are enforced by user access control to enterprise resources. The solutions stores a history of all access attempts and administration operations in a central point, which facilitates audits, analyses and report delivery.

Evidian Ready-To-Go SSO is available now on Windows Server environments. It makes it possible to deploy SSO on Windows XP and Vista PCs as well as Windows servers.

About Evidian

Evidian, an affiliate of Bull Group, is the European leader and one of the major worldwide vendors of identity and access management (IAM) software. Evidian's solutions include IAM Suite, high availability and network and system management. Evidian has offices and partners throughout the world. Evidian software helps over 700 organizations in the world to improve their agility, enhance security and comply with laws and regulations, while reducing costs. For more information about Evidian software, offices and partners, visit www.evidian.com

About Bull, an Atos company


Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.

Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of €1.3 billion.

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About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

For more information, visit: atos.net

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