WALTHAM, Mass. and NEW YORK; June 17, 2002 – Netegrity, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETE), the leading provider of software solutions for securely managing e-business relationships, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture will incorporate Netegrity’s SiteMinder® security technology into Web-enabled solutions that Accenture designs and implements for its large global clients.
“Accenture works with organizations in all major industries around the world to deliver security solutions that maximize long-term opportunities for sustained growth and profitability,” said John Clark, the partner in charge of Accenture’s security technology practice. “The combination of Accenture’s industry knowledge and solutions implementation expertise with Netegrity’s SiteMinder technology will enable us to help our clients rapidly implement powerful Web-based solutions that meet their enterprise-wide information security needs.”
Netegrity’s scalable SiteMinder technology platform enables companies to manage user identity and entitlement information centrally and share this information across all the applications on their Web sites, greatly reducing the cost and complexity of administering these sites. The SiteMinder platform of shared services is managed through a rules-based engine, with parameters defined by system administrators, that enables the delivery of services such as single sign-on, authentication management, entitlement management and auditing.
“We are excited that Accenture, a recognized leader in information security, has chosen to build solutions based on Netegrity’s SiteMinder technology,” said Scott Sullivan, vice president of SI Alliances and Professional Services at Netegrity. “Leveraging Accenture’s security experience and their global reach will enable Netegrity to further broaden its market reach and penetration.”
Accenture is the world’s leading management consulting and technology services organization. Through its network of businesses approach – in which the company enhances its consulting and outsourcing expertise through alliances, affiliated companies and other capabilities – Accenture delivers innovations that help clients across all industries quickly realize their visions. With more than 75,000 people in 47 countries, the company generated net revenues of $11.44 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2001. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
About Netegrity, Inc.
Netegrity is the leading provider of software solutions for securely managing e-business relationships. The Netegrity Secure Relationship ManagementÔ (SRM) platform provides shared services that centrally manage access control, single sign-on, user management, and portal services to enable companies to cost-effectively provide their customers, partners, and employees with the secure, interactive access to applications and content required by their business relationships. With its vast network of partners, Netegrity is securely managing e-business solutions for over 575 customers worldwide including Aetna, American Express, Bank One, E*TRADE, General Electric, the Internal Revenue Service, and Wells Fargo. Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., Netegrity also has offices throughout Europe and Asia. More information can be found at www.netegrity.com.
Netegrity, SiteMinder, and Secure Relationship Management are trademarks or registered trademarks of Netegrity, Inc. All other product names, service marks, and trademarks mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.