Deloitte Wins Novell Partner of the Year in the Identity and Security Category

Professional Services Firm Honored for Commitment to Identity and Security

Jun 21, 2010, 09:00 ET from Deloitte

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte has been named a Novell Americas Partner of the Year in the Identity and Security category.  The award goes to alliance organizations that exemplify a commitment to providing customers with value-added services and solutions in identity and security while leveraging Novell technology including intelligent workload management, data center, and end-user computing solutions.  The award also acknowledges year-over-year revenue growth and expanded certification capabilities.

"We appreciate Novell's recognition of Deloitte as the 2009 Identity and Security Partner of the Year in the Americas," said Lyle Carlson, director, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Novell alliance lead.  "This is a testament of our joint commitment and success working together to deliver innovative identity and security management solutions for clients."

"Over the past year, Novell and our channel partners have worked diligently and successfully to explore new avenues for collaboration and teaming," said John Dragoon, chief marketing officer and channel chief, Novell.  "It is a privilege to recognize the exemplary effort and dedication Deloitte has demonstrated by partnering with Novell to help customers solve the most complex identity, security and compliance issues the industry is facing today."

Deloitte is recognized as a leader in the security and privacy marketplace.  Its innovation center, the Deloitte Center for Security & Privacy Solutions (the Center), focuses on building innovative, transformational and sustainable solutions that address current management challenges posed by emerging security and privacy issues.  The Center has been developing new ways to help organizations align strategies, processes, and operations to improve operational resilience in uncertain environments.

In the identity and access management space, Deloitte offers a breadth of services including top-down strategy, meeting compliance requirements or implementation of technology solutions.  Deloitte's Identity & Access Management framework addresses all aspects of the identity and access management lifecycle.  It is a holistic business-focused approach that combines our experience related to processes, control, technology and security, with in-depth vendor software knowledge, to deliver a sustainable identity management solution.

The Novell Partner of the Year Awards are nominated by respective Novell internal field sales and marketing teams.  Winners were selected by the Novell Americas Leadership team.  For more information about the awards, visit: http://www.novell.com/partners/.

About Novell Identity & Security Solutions

Novell Compliance Management and Identity and Access Management solutions manage identities, automate provisioning, manage access to applications, and enforce and prove regulatory compliance.  Novell and our partners provide world-class consulting, training and support to ensure success at every stage of the planning and implementation process so customers can get the expertise they need, leading to faster ROI and lower downtime and support costs.

About Deloitte

As used in this press release, "Deloitte" means Deloitte & Touche LLP and Deloitte Services LP, which are separate subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP.  Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

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