Managed Security Services: Identity & Access Management Emerge

Mycroft Inc., an identity and access management specialist, is partnering up with SailPoint on a range of security initiatives.The relationship caught our attention because SailPoint has a channel partner program, and Mycroft is positioning the joint solution as a managed service for enterprises.

According to a joint statement, the Mycroft Managed Security Service for SailPoint is a pre-configured identity management solution that can be deployed in a managed private cloud environment. Mycroft's security operations center monitors the instance and customer networks 24 hours a day.

SailPoint IdentityIQ claims its identity management solutions help enterprises to:

  1. Minimize IT risk
  2. Achieve corporate compliance
  3. Reduce IT operational costs
  4. Speed deployment time
Managed security services are generating considerable noise today on MSPmentor. In related news, we've noted that SunGard Managed Security Services now leverage Alert Logic's intrusion detection SaaS service; and Qualys has overhauled its user interface while also promoting vulnerability assessment services to MSPs.
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