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CA Technologies Streamlines Identity and Access Management for the Hybrid Enterprise with Latest Rollout of CA CloudMinder

  CA Technologies Streamlines Identity and Access Management for the Hybrid
  Enterprise with Latest Rollout of CA CloudMinder

  CA IAM-as-a-Service Extends On Premise and Cloud Applications Support, and
            Helps Organizations Strengthen Customer Relationships

Business Wire

ISLANDIA, N.Y. -- February 12, 2013

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced the next rollout of its CA
CloudMinder^TM identity and access management (IAM) service solution. With
extended out-of-the-box support for social identities and additional
on-premise and cloud applications such as Microsoft Office 365^TM, CA
CloudMinder helps organizations strengthen customer relationships, while
streamlining how they manage users and their access for greater operational
and cost efficiencies.

CA CloudMinder provides enterprise-grade IAM for both cloud-based or
on-premise applications in a highly scalable multi-tenant IAM as-a-Service
solution. The three components of CA CloudMinder can be deployed individually
or together in a single, integrated IAM service:

  *CA CloudMinder Advanced Authentication protects against unapproved and
    unauthorized access using multiple forms of strong authentication and risk
    analysis to validate a user’s identity.
  *CA CloudMinder Identity Management provides user provisioning and
    de-provisioning to a broad set of on-premise applications and cloud
    services as well as comprehensive user management capabilities. With the
    ability to operate and synchronize with existing on-premise identity
    stores such as Active Directory or other LDAP-compliant directories, CA
    CloudMinder Identity Management leverages existing technologies for faster
    deployment.
  *CA CloudMinder Single Sign-On (SSO) supports today’s extended and hybrid
    enterprise with reliable identity federation in a unified, cloud-based
    single sign-on solution. Leveraging CA SiteMinder^® technology, CA
    CloudMinder Single Sign-On is scalable and controls access for millions of
    users from within or outside an organization.

Companies have seen the benefits that IAM as-a-service can provide. “In one
test, CA CloudMinder allowed a team to accomplish in just three days what had
taken almost two months of building, installing, configuring and testing with
an on-premise approach,” said Drew Koenig, president, CA Security Global User
Community. “That company estimated it could employ CA CloudMinder for a
reduced cost and get three IAM capabilities versus just one plus free up staff
time. By not having to work on maintaining the on-premise infrastructure, the
team can focus more on strategic identity initiatives.”

Leveraging CA Technologies leading IAM technology and more than a decade of
experience providing Authentication as-a-Service, CA CloudMinder provides a
single source of identity and access control across the hybrid enterprise and
drives cost efficiencies through speed of deployment, predictability of
expense and reduced infrastructure and management needs.

“Identity and access management demands are evolving as organizations employ
different ways to save money and grow the business, such as incorporating
cloud services, adopting bring-your-own-device policies and supporting social
identities as a way to get closer to the customer,” said Mike Denning, general
manager, Security business at CA Technologies. “This evolution and customer
demand drove our vision for CA CloudMinder to be able to function as that
single bridge that manages the identities and access for employees, partners
and customers to cloud or on-premise applications no matter what device or
what identity they chose to use.”

New capabilities in CA CloudMinder include:

Support for Social Identities: With support for OpenID, OAuth, WS-Fed and
SAML, CA CloudMinder provides SSO and self-registration to vendor sites using
Facebook and Google identities, helping to drive social media marketing
campaigns. CA CloudMinder Advanced Authentication also adds step-up security
to the typical user name and password login. Extending the support of CA
CloudMinder to help drive customer engagement, satisfaction and retention
increases the value of IAM to an organization beyond the traditional demands
of security, compliance and operational efficiencies.

Extended Support for On Premise and Cloud Applications: CA CloudMinder helps
organizations save money by reducing the time it takes to deploy identity
management capabilities. By adding more than 30 connectors for provisioning,
including support for Office 365, mainframes and other popular enterprise
applications, CA CloudMinder has increased its number of out-of-the-box
configurations for improved deployment time.

Support for IAM Choice: CA CloudMinder gives customers a choice in how they
support their IAM needs on the operational back end, while streamlining
management and administration on the front end. By connecting to the CA
Technologies provisioning, federation and advanced authentication solutions
already in place on-premise, CA CloudMinder preserves the investment in
configuring those solutions as it unifies IAM administration into the CA
CloudMinder interface. This gives customers a choice: they can use CA
CloudMinder IAM as-a-service alone to manage all on-premise or cloud
applications, or they can use a mix of CA CloudMinder with CA Technologies
on-premise IAM solutions – all managed from a single user interface.

Partner Ecosystem

CA CloudMinder also presents a variety of opportunities for partners,
including hosting the CA CloudMinder service operations in their own data
center and / or managing the IAM administration on behalf of the customer in
its tenant environment. These options enable partners to focus on their
strengths, while leveraging CA Technologies IAM knowledge and experience.

“Efficiently managing identities and their access across the hybrid enterprise
with an eye toward the future is a complex and resource-intensive challenge
for many of the organizations we work with today,” said Jeremy Britton, a
director in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s security & privacy practice and its CA
alliance leader. “This is especially true with the large number of external
users that businesses are now bringing into their applications. By combining
an IAM service that can remove the hardware and operational burden with
Deloitte’s application management offering, which provides the staff and
knowledge to manage IAM administration, organizations can outsource their IAM
function and apply resources to other areas to drive business growth.”

The latest release of CA CloudMinder is available today. Pricing starts with a
base tenant set-up fee of $10,000 plus $5,000 per service. Monthly fees are
based on the number and types of users (internal business users or external
consumer users).

For additional information, please visit http://www.ca.com/mindyourcloud.

About CA Technologies

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help
customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business
services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions
to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and
identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA
Technologies at www.ca.com.

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