Dell launches password protector straight to channel

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The identity and access management solution bolsters Dell’s firewall offering

Dell newest identity and access management solution, Dell One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, is now available through Dell Security channel partners.

Dell Security says it is helping partners identify a “significant customer opportunity” by complementing and expanding their current network security portfolio, so organisations of all sizes, especially SMEs, get access to a complete suite of security solutions from one source.

Dell-684x250This is a natural extension of channel partners’ security portfolio, as it can help further secure Dell SonicWALL next-generation firewalls” by “locking down the privileged passwords associated with them”, said Dell.

This is the first time Dell Security has offered an identity and access management solution through its channel partners at the initial product launch, further establishing a partner-led selling model across Dell Security solutions. “This is the first of many strategic announcements planned from Dell Security in the coming months to build out the connected security ecosystem”, the supplier said.

With a user-friendly interface, Dell One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords is said to deliver a simple installation and administration process. The interface will soon become the single console for managing all Dell privileged management solutions, “enabling simple, effective administration and reporting on privileged access to maximise productivity and accelerate ROI”, said Dell.

Patrick Sweeney, vice president, product management and marketing, Dell Security, said: “Managing privileged passwords doesn’t have to be a challenging process for organisations, and giving our global channel partners a solution that simplifies the management of highly sensitive privileged passwords complements the strong set of security solutions they can already offer.”

He said: “This is the first time Dell Security has offered an identity and access management solution through the channel at its initial launch, reinforcing our commitment to empowering our partners and customers with a complete end-to-end security portfolio that keeps their organisations a step ahead in today’s evolving threat landscape.”

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