DENVER, Colo. — October 9, 2013 — Ping Identity®, The Identity Security Company™, today announced PingOne for Groups. Built on the PingOne cloud identity management service, PingOne for Groups is simple enough for small- and medium- sized organizations, and secure enough for enterprise departmental single sign-on (SSO) needs. PingOne for Groups is a free subscription for up to five applications and 50 users. It provides secure SSO in minutes, and offers a seamless upgrade path to PingOne for Business or PingOne for Enterprise.
PingOne for Groups is the only industry solution that helps organizations of all sizes do SSO right by delivering access to thousands of applications from any device using the right level of control and security at the right time.
According to Andras Cser, Forrester Research VP and principal analyst, “Many small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) know they can't afford to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to hire experienced IAM pros for the care and feeding of an on-premises IAM system. Even large enterprises are considering eliminating on-premises IAM systems because of large licensing and support costs and long implementation times.” *
PingOne for Groups manages employee, customer and partner identities. By making it simple, secure and free, Ping Identity is helping any size company realize the time and cost saving benefits of SSO. And, because Ping Identity is well known for delivering standards-based federation and access management to global enterprise organizations, customers can be confident PingOne will scale as their business grows.
“For too long identity management has been exclusively for large enterprises with the budget to manage complex and expensive infrastructure projects,” said Roger Oberg, VP of marketing and product management, Ping Identity. “Today, every business relies on cloud apps. PingOne for Groups brings enterprise-grade identity management to businesses of all sizes so anyone can have secure SSO to popular apps like Salesforce, Google, Dropbox, Office365 and WebEx.”
PingOne cloud identity management services is available in three price plans:
PingOne for Groups
A cloud service that lets small businesses give up to fifty users one-click access applications with the security and control needed. PingOne for Groups eliminates the headache of multiple usernames and passwords.
• Free SSO for up to five applications and up to 50 users
• Basic and federated single sign-on
• Centralized user access management for IT
• Basic user management
PingOne for Business
Offers SSO for unlimited applications and up to 1,000 users. It builds upon PingOne for Groups by integrating with an organization’s existing user directory to make identity management simple and secure.
• Integration with Microsoft Active Directory
• Integration with Google Apps for Business as an identity bridge via OpenID
• Multi-factor authentication
PingOne for Enterprise
Offers SSO for unlimited applications and users for a complete, automated identity management system.
• All features in PingOne for Business
• On-premises identity store integration (AD/LDAP/DB/WAM)
• User provisioning
All PingOne plans include CloudDesktop, a customizable portal that gives users one-click access to all their applications from any device and gives the administrator a dashboard to manage user access.
Get started with PingOne for Groups now at www.pingone.com.
About Ping Identity | The Identity Security Company
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* Forrester Research, Inc., The 15 Most Important Questions To Ask Your Cloud Identity And Access Management Provider, April 5, 2013; By Andras Cser with Eve Maler, Stephanie Balaouras, Jessica McKee