Intercede Releases MyID 8 Enterprise Service Release 1 (SR1)

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Highlights: Release of MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 including up to date technology support, security and usability enhancements; 3 new European customers using MyID 8 Enterprise SR1; Intercede to showcase MyID 8 product suite with partner VeriSign at the Smart Card Alliance Conference in Washington D.C., 28 - 30th October 2009

Intercede today releases MyID® 8 Enterprise Service Release 1 (SR1), the latest version of its flagship identity and credential management system. MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 widens the scope of Intercede's target market, reduces the cost of ownership by enhancing usability, reliability and security, increases scalability through improved integration with personalisation bureau and enables systems integrators to add value faster using Intercede's revolutionary Project Designer suite of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and customisation tools.

Intercede is pleased to announce that two new manufacturing customers in Austria and Switzerland are already taking advantage of the new features in MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 to issue Aladdin authentication devices to thousands of employees.

Aladdin authentication token support was a key factor in the selection of MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 by these customers. Employees at both of these manufacturing customers will use their MyID issued Aladdin tokens to strongly authenticate to their company's networks and to logon to Microsoft Windows PC's.

Additionally, a European bank has selected MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 to manage the deployment of their employee ID card. The bank required support for both Microsoft Windows Vista clients as well as Microsoft Windows 2008 Server making MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 the perfect choice for this customer.

Richard Parris, Intercede's Chairman and Chief Executive, said "MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 is an important milestone in our continuing drive to provide enterprise customers with a leading commercial-off-the-shelf software platform that has the flexibility, reliability and performance to meet both current and future corporate demands for Identity and Credential Management. MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 raises the competitive bar for usability, security, ease of configuration and cost of ownership. It confirms Intercede's market leadership and further strengthens our portfolio of intellectual property."

This latest version of MyID 8 Enterprise SR1 provides notable improvements and benefits in manageability, overall system security, and streamlined identity management planning and deployment.

  • Support for Windows 2008 Server (including 64 bit Server).
  • Windows 2008 Certificate Authority support.
  • SQL Server 2008 support.
  • Vista Client support.
  • Internet Explorer 8 support.
  • Largest range of support for third-party authentication devices and systems.

New product feature enhancements that make it even easier to manage identities and devices in the way that you want including:

  • Role-dependent logon authentication mechanisms.
  • Enhanced temporary card issuance.
  • Improved card personalisation bureau management.
  • Print Badge for chipless plastic card issuance.
  • Site-locked client components for easier, secure deployment.
  • 'Soft Certificate' profiles with key archive and recovery.Expanded APIs enabling systems integrators and Intercede partners to extend MyID's capabilities with minimal development effort.

Please contact Intercede for pricing information and a complete list of improvements and enhancements.

Intercede's MyID 8 product suite will be showcased on VeriSign's booth #407 at the Smart card Alliance Conference in Washington, DC at the Washington Convention Center running 28 - 30th October 2009.

For information on the Smart Card Alliance Conference visit: http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=16a5abff-f8a7-4df6-abf6-279dcbaeb496

About Intercede
Intercede is the producer of the MyID® Identity and Credential Management System (IDCMS). Intercede's MyID is the only IDCMS software product that enables organizations to easily and securely manage the identities of people and their associated identity credentials within a single, integrated, workflow driven platform. This includes enabling and managing: secure registration, biometric capture, application vetting and approval through to smart card personalisation, issuance and management.

Intercede's MyID is being used around the world by large corporations, governments and banks to manage millions of identities for employees, citizens and customers. Notable deployments in the US include 10 Federal Agencies, a program with Lockheed Martin and two major US financial institutions. In Europe and the Middle East, Intercede's MyID is being deployed in support of government identity, health and corporate employee ID security projects.

For more information visit http://www.intercede.com

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