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JMP Securities names Centrify on Fast 50 List

JMP Securities names Centrify on Fast 50 List

Centrify overnight announced it has been named to the JMP Securities Fast 50 list of the hottest privately held security and networking companies in the US.

This first annual Fast 50 report highlights the leading private companies in the industry, as identified by the Internet security and communications infrastructure team at JMP Securities, a full-service San Francisco-based investment bank.

Centrify Corporation is the leader in unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data centre.

Centrify CEO Tom Kemp said the company was honoured JMP Securities had recognised Centrify for delivering identity management solutions that addressed significant security challenges across all customer IT environments. “The corporate security perimeter has expanded beyond the data centre to now include cloud and mobile environments, presenting new challenges for both IT and employees,” he said.

“Many of the world’s largest organisations and government agencies trust Centrify to successfully increase user productivity, address security and compliance challenges and increase operational efficiencies, regardless of how or where employees are accessing the work environment.”

Centrify offers two product lines, the Centrify Server Suite and Centrify Identity Service.

Centrify Server Suite secures the industry’s broadest range of mission-critical servers from identity-related insider risks and outsider attacks, making security and regulatory compliance repeatable and sustainable. The solution leverages existing Active Directory infrastructure to centrally manage authentication, access controls, privileged identities, policy enforcement and compliance for on-premises and cloud resources.

Centrify Identity Service provides a cloud-based login to corporate resources, including mobile devices, Macs, and cloud apps such as Office 365, Salesforce.com and WebEx. A secure Web portal provides one-click app access, as well as self-service account management, so IT can embrace “bring your own” initiatives while maintaining security policy.

Centrify recently reported record sales, with every quarter in 2014 seeing accelerated revenue growth during the previous year, including multiple quarters of 40 per cent year-over-year growth. The company also reported a customer retention rate of 97 per cent, among the highest in the sector, while expanding beyond 5000 customers worldwide and growing its employee base 30 per cent. The company now has a workforce totalling more than 400 personnel across the globe.

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