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Winvale and Ping Identity Partner on Cloud Identity Security Solutions for Government

Passing on Passwords: Identity Federation is Improving Online Security for Government Agencies

Washington, DC, March 8, 2012 – Winvale, a leading government technology solutions provider focused on identifying and integrating emerging technologies that solve mission critical needs, today announced a new partnership with Ping Identity®,  the cloud identity security leaderTM.

Ping Identity delivers simple, proven, and secure cloud identity management, including cloud application single sign-on, federated identity management, mobile app identity security, API security, and social network integration for any employee, citizen, or partner identity security initiative. With Ping Identity, IT can still leverage existing identity management investments while separating identity from applications and centralizing the control of identities and access. 

“With Ping Identity, agencies can eliminate most passwords for government employees, contractors, and citizens, and adhere to proven, secure identity standards to maximize interoperability,” said Kevin Lancaster, Winvale Managing Partner.  “By enabling a single, flexible, standards-based identity architecture, it allows the government to avoid the excessive cost of multiple, independent identity silos”.

Now on Winvale’s GSA Schedule 70, GS-35F-0074S, Ping Identity fosters an effective government-wide access management and secure information sharing environment envisioned in the Identity Credential and Access Management (ICAM) mission.   It represents the intersection of digital identities, credentials and access control into one comprehensive approach. With Ping Identity, the government can leverage existing identity infrastructure to support integration and standards to avoid costly, fragile or high maintenance architectures.

“Ping Identity and Winvale offer Government agencies a way to employ emerging cloud identity security technologies to be more effective and efficient,” said Ping Identity Partner Marketing Manager Lynn Shepardson.  “Winvale’s history of addressing large-scale, logically complex deployments with simple, scalable, solutions that quickly meet client needs, mirrors Ping’s approach to cloud identity management.  It’s a natural partnership. ” 

About Ping Identity

Ping Identity provides cloud identity security solutions to more than 800 of the world's largest companies, government organizations and cloud businesses. With a 99% customer satisfaction rating, Ping Identity empowers more than 42 of the Fortune 100 to secure hundreds of millions of employees, customers, consumers and partners using secure, open standards like SAML, OpenID and OAuth. Businesses that depend on the Cloud rely on Ping Identity to deliver simple, proven and secure cloud identity management through single sign-on, federated identity management, mobile identity security, API security, social media integration, and centralized access control. Visit pingidentity.com for more information.

About Winvale 

 Winvale brings together best of breed technologies, domain expertise and professional services to provide high-impact solutions to government challenges. For our industry clients, we provide revenue-generating services to create a sustainable strategy for growth in the government market.  For government customers, we offer the latest technology products and solutions through a wide variety of acquisition vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.winvale.com