2018 AWARD WINNERS

 

HONORABLE MENTION

INTREPID INNOVATOR

ING was honored in the “Intrepid Innovator” category for implementing PingFederate and PingAccess into their existing container-based infrastructure—with zero customer impact during deployment. With their new platform, they’ll be able to quickly integrate with any third party application or API. The multi-national bank and financial services leader worked with both Ping Identity and partner Versent, and has shown tremendous innovation and foresight in setting themselves up to adopt Open Banking Australia.


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CLOUD COMMANDER

Nationwide Children’s Hospital was recognized with the “Cloud Commander” honor for establishing a single portal for their customers’ IT needs. The organization consolidated existing technology and integrated both PingFederate and PingAccess with Azure Active Directory. As a result, Nationwide Children’s Hospital successfully unified IT resources into a single portal, allowing customers to easily and securely connect to both the internal and external resources they need.

HONORABLE MENTION

CLOUD COMMANDER

The American Chemical Society was honored for building an robust customer identity platform that serves as a centralized authentication and authorization service for all educational resources, publications and other services offered to their membership base. They can now easily integrate new products and services while providing consistent and seamless access across the board.


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MODERN IAM PIONEER

Earning the “Modern IAM Pioneer” award, HP consolidated a fragmented user base of more than 150 million identities with no system downtime using the Ping Identity Platform. It migrated all of its customer and partner identities under a single IAM system, developing a common interface for identity registration and login across all HP online experiences. More than 100 HP business applications now use HP ID to engage customers and partners globally from the cloud in a secure, accessible environment. 

HONORABLE MENTION

MODERN IAM PIONEER

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the largest health benefit plan in their state, was honored for modernizing the entire BlueCross BlueShield identity infrastructure. As their business has grown across states with new services, the expanding diversity and sheer number of identities to manage quickly uncovered the limitations of their legacy identity systems.


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SECURITY REVOLUTIONARY

ABN Amro Bank NV was recognized with the “Security Revolutionary” honor for replacing a homegrown solution with PingFederate to support its progression from waterfall to Agile, reducing custom coding, and solving for the PSD2 API challenge. By putting PingFederate in place, ABN has enabled API authentication—and smartly positioned themselves to be ahead of the curve on PSD2. 

HONORABLE MENTION

SECURITY REVOLUTIONARY

Arvest has modernized their IAM platform by replacing RSA Access Manager with PingDirectory, PingFederate, and PingAccess. In collaboration with Optiv, Arvest migrated 64% percent of their 800,000+ customers in under 1 month, a sizable shift that has restored the integrity of customer data and made it easier to detect behavior that may be indicative of a breach.


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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CHAMPION

Geisinger was honored with the “Customer Experience Champion” award for centralizing its IAM systems to provide 24/7 convenience to patiences, insurance plan members and employees. Its combined disparate identity systems into a unified, standards-based platform using PingFederate, PingAccess, PingDirectory and PingID. By adopting a streamlined access management system, Geisinger developed native interoperability, cut costs around IT support resources and licensing, and created a single view of identity across the enterprise.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CHAMPION

Ticketmaster was recognized in the “Customer Experience Champion” for simplifying and standardizing IAM with PingFederate. By replacing a set of homegrown solutions for their partner identity needs, they’re able to provide increasingly larger clients with access to any application and provide multifactor authentication services for partner logins.


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BETTER TOGETHER

The “Better Together” award recognizes Telstra and Versent for their successful partnership in deploying a Ping-driven IAM system. Through its collaboration with Versent, Telstra is implementing the full suite of Ping products to reinvent its identity experience for customers with zero outage time. Telstra is rapidly onboarding services while maintaining integration with legacy solutions, replacing disjointed customer experiences with a new, customer-first solution. Their new IAM system fosters better familiarity, trust and adoption with their customers.

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BETTER TOGETHER

The State of Colorado and ID DataWeb was honored in the “Better Together” category for leveraging Ping as a fully integrated platform for a new mobile experience for Colorado citizens. The state of Colorado is now on the cutting edge of using digital identity in public services, with everything from personally identifiable information (PII)  verification to geolocation services and ongoing device risk evaluation.