Thycotic Secret Server Named Finalist for Best of VMworld 2014

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Recognized in Security and Compliance Category, Privileged Account Management Solution Helps VMware Administrators Shut Down “Shadow IT”

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Thycotic Secret Server has been named a finalist in the "Security and Compliance" category at the Best of VMworld 2014

Secret Server helps eliminate the risks associated with Shadow IT and improve efficiencies by managing privileged accounts across a diverse set of servers and applications.

Thycotic, provider of smart and effective privileged access management solutions for global organizations, today announced that its flagship solution, Secret Server, has been named a finalist in the “Security and Compliance for Virtualized Environments” category at the Best of VMworld 2014 awards. A team of independent judges comprised of experts and editors from reviewed and evaluated more than 200 products in nine categories. Products were judged according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

Secret Server was selected as a finalist due to its ability to automate the discovery of local accounts on VMware ESX/ESXi while easily updating root passwords, allowing VMware administrators to discover and manage ESX hypervisors as well as all guest machines. Secret Server helps eliminate the risks associated with Shadow IT and improve efficiencies by managing privileged accounts across a diverse set of servers and applications.

“We’re honored that the independent panel of judges recognized the value of Secret Server’s enhanced offerings to create, share and manage enterprise passwords in virtualized environments,” said Jonathan Cogley, CEO of Thycotic. “Our goal is to make it easier than ever for IT administrators and non-IT staff alike to comply with security policies and regulatory requirements through more effective management of privileged access across an entire organization.”

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Thycotic deploys intuitive, reliable solutions that empower companies to remove the complexities associated with proper control and monitoring of privileged account passwords. A 2014 Inc. 5000 company, Thycotic is trusted by more than 100,000 IT professionals worldwide – including members of the Fortune 500, enterprises, government agencies, technology firms, universities, non-profits and managed service providers. To learn more, please visit

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Michelle Barry
Davies Murphy Group for Thycotic
T: 781-418-2462

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