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Xceedium Named Gold and Silver Winner for Innovations in Information Technology and Security at the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards

Xceedium, the premier provider of next-generation privileged identity management for the hybrid cloud, today announced the company’s Xsuite platform won Gold and Silver honors at the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards in the category of “Innovations in Information Technology and Security.” The Golden Bridge program is an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring the best in organizational performance, innovations, products, and services from every major industry in the world.

Xceedium received Gold honors for “Innovations in Cloud Security” and Silver status for “Innovations in Privileged Identity Management.” The Golden Bridge Awards’ recognition of Xceedium was driven by the company’s flagship Xsuite platform. Xceedium’s Xsuite prevents damage and loss from insider threats such as rogue systems administrators, contractors, and other privileged users. The system controls access, audits, and records privileged user sessions – preventing both employees and third parties from harming critical systems. Xsuite provides integrated protection for systems running across hybrid cloud environments – including traditional systems, virtualized systems running in VMware, or systems running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It also protects privileged access to Microsoft Office Online Services, including Office 365, Exchange, and SharePoint.

“Xsuite’s recognition as a winner for both Cloud Security and Privileged Identity Management further validates its position as the most innovative hybrid-cloud security solution in the market today,” said Glenn Hazard, Xceedium CEO. “Our team continues to build on this momentum to ensure our customers have the best protection available for safeguarding their hybrid IT environments and meeting their business requirements.”

Hybrid-cloud computing requires next-generation privileged identity management solutions. Xceedium’s Xsuite is specifically designed for the task with core next-generation capabilities, including a comprehensive integrated control set, unified policy management, full hybrid-cloud protection, and a dynamic architecture delivering the resilience and scalability necessary to keep pace with highly dynamic cloud environments. Larger enterprises are evolving their IT architectures, and implementing much more complex hybrid environments that require protection and compliance. Xsuite is a next-generation privileged identity management solution specifically designed for these new hybrid enterprises.

About Xceedium

Xceedium is the leading provider of privileged identity and access management solutions for hybrid-cloud enterprises. Large companies and global government agencies use Xceedium products to reduce the risks privileged users and unprotected credentials pose to systems and data. The company’s Xsuite platform enables customers to implement a zero trust security model. Xsuite vaults privileged account credentials, implements role-based access control, and monitors and records privileged user sessions. With unified policy management, Xsuite enables the seamless administration of security controls across systems, whether systems reside in a traditional data center, a private cloud, on public cloud infrastructure, or any combination thereof.

Xceedium solutions enable organizations to comply with security and privacy mandates such as: PCI DSS, FISMA, HIPAA, and NERC CIP. The company’s products provide industry-leading reliability, availability, and scalability, and are the most highly certified products in the market with designations including FIPS 140-2 Level 2, Common Criteria EAL4+ and the U.S. DoD Unified Command Approved Products List (UC/APL). For more information, please visit: www.xceedium.com.

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