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Bull announces that its subsidiary Evidian has been recognized by Gartner for its security solution.

Paris, February  3, 2014 -

Evidian, Bull's subsidiary, is positioned by Gartner,Inc. in its first-ever report entitled "Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration" based on its evaluation of Evidian's Identity & Access Manager solution.

Identity governance and administration (IGA) is an area within cybersecurity that associates processes, technologies and strategies of digital identity management and their specified use to allow users to access their data.

Gartner's first-ever IGA Magic Quadrant, published December 30, 2013, is an evaluation based on a weighted assessment of a vendor's products. It provides specific guidance for users who are deploying, or have deployed, products or services.

Evidian's award-winning Identity & Access Manager is an IGA solution designed to be business-process-oriented, integrated and modular. The rights of users are deduced from their roles in the organization in accordance to the security policy.

Philippe Duluc, director of Bull's cybersecurity offer says "In our opinion, this assessment underlines our strategic commitment to provide continuous improvements to our customers in the area of identity governance in order to answer their security needs".

"Evidian's conviction is that identity administration brings full value when it is integrated with access management. This enables organizations to easily achieve their security governance goals" says Hassan Maad, Evidian COO.

About Gartner's Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Evidian

Evidian, a Bull Group company, is the European leader and one of the major worldwide vendors of identity and access management software. Evidian has offices and partners throughout the world. Evidian software helps over 850 organizations in the world improve their agility, enhance security and comply with laws and regulations, while reducing costs.

Discover the Evidian offer: Identity and Access Management, Enterprise SSO, Web SSO, Authentication Manager, High Availability

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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