Citrix also led the market in innovation with the introduction of industry-leading SSL VPN capabilities, such as Citrix(R) SmartAccess, which lets administrators control not only who accesses
application data, but also what they can do with it.
The Advanced Access Control option extends access to more devices and users, and controls who accesses
company information and what actions they can do with it - access becomes like a dimmer switch, where the right level of access can be dialed and configured for any access scenario.
HP's customers have been asking for an Identity and Access Management solution that offers integration with ESSO solutions to streamline accesses
to Web, client-server and host-based applications, while increasing security," said Todd DeLaughter, vice president and general manager, Management Software Business, HP.
Increasingly, to comply with government regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and Gramm-Leach-Bliley, businesses need stringent access policies to control who accesses
what information and what they can do with it--as well as the ability to monitor, audit and report on the usage of that information.
Today, the average employee accesses
a minimum of 20 password-protected applications in the course of his or her job function.