Blue Chip Consulting Group Partners with Identity Forge Delivering Mainframe and Midrange Integration with Microsoft Identity Management Infrastructure

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Technology and Security Consultancy Joins Identity Forge Partner Program

Identity Forge (IdF) LLC., announced today that a national Technology and Security Consultancy based in Cleveland, Ohio, Blue Chip Consulting Group (Blue Chip) has joined it’s partner program as a reseller and integrator of the IdF Management Agent for mainframe and midrange systems. The IdF Management Agent seamlessly integrates RACF, Top Secret, ACF2 and AS400 systems with Microsoft Active Directory, Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) and Web Services. The additional products broaden and compliment Blue Chip’s Microsoft Identity & Access Management solutions.

“We are very pleased about our new relationship with Identity Forge. From the outset we have been very impressed with Identity Forge and have tracked their growth in the market. This is a Win-Win scenario for both companies and our customers. With the launch of our BlueVault Identity Manager and BlueVault Account Manager products earlier this year, combined with Identity Forge’s full complement of tools, we can customize fully functional, enterprise scale identity management solutions for our customers at a price point that is much more competitive than many of the “big brand solutions” on the market.” said Jim Peelman, Blue Chip Managing Partner and VP of Sales & Marking.

“We are excited to partner with Blue Chip Consulting Group whose robust identity management practice, trusted relationships with an understanding of Microsoft security software, has a proven track record for delivering successful projects,” said V. Michael Hrobat, Identity Forge VP of Sales and Marketing. “They provide an important addition to our partner ecosystem as well as providing compelling solutions for companies and in their market.”

IdF solutions securely provide real-time bi-directional support Identity & Access Management solutions such as access management, authorization, user management, password management, provisioning, role management or governance & compliance reporting, when IBM-RACF, CA-ACF2, CA-Top Secret, CICS, IBM i5 (AS/400) and/or other legacy systems are a key component of the enterprise.

About Identity Forge
Based in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Trenton, NJ, and Cleveland, OH, Identity Forge (IdF) is a leading provider of identity and access management solutions for mainframe, midrange and legacy systems. Identity Forge solutions securely provide real-time bi-directional password and identity synchronization and communication between mainframe, midrange and legacy systems with identity management infrastructures, web services or enterprise applications. For more information please visit

About Blue Chip Consulting
Blue Chip Consulting Group (Blue Chip) is an Information Technology consultancy headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with operations in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. As a managed Microsoft Gold Partner, Blue Chip specializes in enterprise scale platform migrations, infrastructure optimization, portal architecture and comprehensive security solutions.

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