Lighthouse Security Group Plans International Expansion of Gateway Services in EMEA and APAC

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"Due to heavily-increasing demand from international clients, regulatory and compliance considerations, and a desire to tailor performance for international users, I'm pleased to announce that Lighthouse Security Group will be launching instances of the Gateway services in both EMEA and APAC in the next several months,” said CTO Eric Maass. The launch of Lighthouse’s EMEA and APAC Gateway services will utilize the IBM® SoftLayer™ infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)..

We're predicting some of the most aggressive growth of our SoftLayer-enhanced Gateway services will occur with our international clients. - Lighthouse CTO Eric Maass.

Lighthouse Security Group today announced it will localize hosting and operations of Lighthouse Gateway™, its award-winning, cloud-based, identity and access management (IAM) platform, in EMEA and APAC over the next 4 - 6 months. The Gateway service expansion is expected to improve overall accessibility, performance, and responsiveness to regulatory, market and customer dynamics.

"Regulations are a significant factor for many of our overseas clients, and the way they persist and use identity data internationally is constantly being reevaluated as regulations continue to emerge and mature. The availability of Lighthouse Gateway services locally to Europe and Asia will allow them to pick and choose how and where certain identity data is used and to segment transactions by geographical policy, providing them with an enhanced ability to meet increasing regulatory demands,” explained Lighthouse CTO Eric Maass.

Developed by Lighthouse Security Group as an alternative to on-premise IAM infrastructure, Lighthouse Gateway offers companies of all sizes the ability to address complex IAM business challenges, such as user provisioning, single sign-on, web access management, and federation – without the need for costly and complex on-premise systems.

Today, with over 14 million users in over 57 countries, Lighthouse’s customers are employing enterprise-class IAM via the Gateway with benefits such as: rapid ROI with 25-75 percent faster implementations compared to on-premise deployment; lower total cost of ownership, with typical savings of 30-60 percent over the first three years of operation; and reduced administrative overhead, allowing IT managers to focus on high-value business initiatives.

Lighthouse is currently targeting to have instances of the Gateway ready for client use in both Amsterdam and Singapore by mid-year.

For more information about Lighthouse Gateway and the advantages of cloud-based identity and access management, visit

About Lighthouse Security Group, LLC

Lighthouse Security Group, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lighthouse Computer Services, Inc., is a premier provider of cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) services. Founded in 2007, the company serves clients throughout Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Higher Education, and the Department of Defense. With an engineering heritage rooted in both IBM and defense-technology leader Lockheed Martin, Lighthouse Security Group is home to a team that comprises industry authorities, patent-holding innovators and world-class IAM talent. The company’s major operations include its market-leading Lighthouse Gateway cloud IAM offering, commercial systems integration services and information security services for the U.S. Department of Defense.

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