Hitachi ID Systems to present webinar on key identity and access management challenges in higher education

Oct 26, 2010, 09:00 ET from Hitachi ID Systems Inc.

Free webinar will outline challenges unique to education market and those common to
other industries, recommend desirable functionality in IAM systems

CALGARY, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - As a trusted vendor of identity and access-management systems to dozens of higher education organizations across North America, Hitachi ID Systems ( has deep expertise on the specific challenges these institutions face in meeting their myriad IAM requirements. With a customer list that boasts more than 800 organizations in a variety of industries, representing over 9.8 million licensed users of its IAM systems, the company can also provide insight into IAM challenges common to all industries.

On Wednesday, November 3rd at 2pm ET, Bruce MacDonald, senior higher education sales engineer for Hitachi ID Systems, will lead a discussion on the current state of IAM in the higher education market with a focus on recent mergers and best practices.

"Recent mergers in this space have left higher education organizations unsure of where to look for IAM systems that will meet their specific requirements, while also taking care of underlying issues that impact all businesses," said MacDonald. "Because of our expertise in this industry, we are quite familiar with the differing access and identity requirements of higher education's distinct populations - students, faculty and staff and alumni."

"In this webinar, we will explain the distinct requirements of each of these groups, as well as introduce best practices for addressing the access, security and cost considerations that are fundamental for a successful IAM deployment."

To register for this hour-long webinar, visit

About Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of identity management solutions. Hitachi ID Management Suite has been licensed by hundreds of mid- to large-sized organizations worldwide. Hitachi ID Systems' solutions enable organizations to effectively manage every aspect of the user lifecycle. Hitachi ID Management Suite includes Identity Manager, Password Manager and Privileged Password Manager.

For more information about Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. and its products, please visit the corporate web site at, the product web sites at,,, or call 1-403-233-0740.

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