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Bull Evidian joins the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance to deliver single sign-on with McAfee Endpoint Encryption software

Paris, January  21, 2010 -

Bull Evidian, European leader in identity and access management, announced that it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance ProgramTM. As part of participation in this program, Bull Evidian has combined its Enterprise SSO single sign-on solution with McAfee® Endpoint Encryption software.

The combined solution provides organizations with secure end-to-end security, from pre-boot PC login to application access, ensuring enhanced intrusion protection.

"Bull Evidian's Enterprise SSO complements the McAfee Endpoint Encryption software pre-boot authentication by providing strong access control from pre-boot to application launch" said Ed Barry, senior director of the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance. "We are pleased to welcome Bull Evidian to the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance. Our customers require integrated solutions that simplify the user experience, and we are excited to work with Evidian to deliver these types of solutions."

McAfee Endpoint Encryption software delivers powerful encryption and pre-boot authentication features that prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data and stop information loss and exposure. Data assets are continuously protected no matter where they are - on individual PCs, roaming laptops and mobile devices, or shared network files and folders.

Bull Evidian Enterprise SSO delivers single sign-on, strong authentication management and centralized access log for enterprise applications. It allows organizations to enforce their access policy from their user's desktop, granting application access on a role-based basis.

"The integration with the McAfee Endpoint Encryption software will provide our customers with an integrated solution that secures information access right from boot time, without burdening users with multiple passwords" said Hassan Maad, Bull Evidian Chief Operating Officer. "Through the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance, we will leverage the strengths of McAfee-based technology to deliver a more complete solution to our mutual customers".

This worldwide partnership demonstrates Bull Evidian's commitment to McAfee Endpoint Encryption software customers. In particular, the combined solution is an excellent way for healthcare and other regulated organizations to achieve global patient data confidentiality.

The McAfee Security Innovation Alliance is a technology ecosystem designed to assemble the world's leading security innovations. McAfee Security Innovation Alliance partners are screened for leadership and innovation in their respective market segments. For more information on the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program and McAfee Endpoint Encryption software, please visit: http://www.mcafee.com/sia.

About Bull Evidian

Bull 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

McAfee and Security Innovation Alliance are trademarks or registered trademarks of McAfee, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. The product plans, specifications and descriptions herein are provided for information only and subject to change without notice, and are provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

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