Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Sydney, Oct 27 2015VMtech, one of Australia’s leading Hybrid Cloud Solutions Specialist is excited to announce their partnership with Okta, the leading Identity and Mobility Management Company.

This partnership extends VMtech’s Security and Cloud offerings to include Identity Access Management (IAM), which VMtech is experiencing as a key area of concern with customers who are considering moving all or some of their applications to the Cloud.

Len Findlay, CEO at VMtech commented, “As companies transition more applications to the Cloud, the associated security risks regarding who is accessing these applications and what these applications can access, are both serious and frequent concerns. The partnership between VMtech and Okta not only augments VMtech’s expertise in the field of IAM, but also gives our customers the assurance that their sensitive data and applications are secure through a proven and cost effective identity management platform”.

“Some of the feedback that we have received during our recent joint customer engagements with Okta, arise around the depth offered by Okta’s identity management platform and its ability to handle both multifactor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO)”, said Richard Clark, CTO at VMtech. “Okta’s faster and easier integration will enable our customers to be more willing to accelerate their adoption of identity and access management services”.

“Since launching in Australia in June 2014, we’ve seen impressive demand for our integrated identity and mobility solution. Our partnership with VMtech will only accelerate our growth, bringing Okta’s offerings to VMtech’s wide array of customers,” said Graham Person, Okta’s Regional Vice President of JAPAC. “Our products give employees, partners and customers access to the best tools available, while enforcing strong security protections, which is exactly what VMtech customers looking to move to the cloud need”.

About VMtech

VMtech is a Hybrid Cloud Solutions Specialist that delivers scalable and flexible infrastructure solutions combining the best in on-premises, private cloud, and public cloud to create the best fit computing environment for business specific needs. Our solutions enable organisations to transform and automate their business with greater flexibility and agility as computing needs and strategic objectives change.

Our solutions are driven by our astute, customer focused professional services and managed services teams. VMtech’s people, process and technology engage and collaborate with our customers throughout the project lifecycle, assisting with design, delivery, post implementation and ongoing support.

Whether it is Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Datacentre Infrastructure, Security & Identity, transition to the Cloud or Managed Services, VMtech is your partner in success.

About Okta

Okta, is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security policies. It integrates directly with an organisation’s existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications.

Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organisations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost.

Thousands of customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organisations work faster, boost revenue and stay secure.

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Identity and Access Management, Security, Cloud, IAM, Single Sign-on, User Authentication, multifactor authentication

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