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Emergent to Resell Aegis Identity Management Appliances

Friday, January 29, 2010


Location: Vienna, VA

Agreement Expands Unique Security and Identity Management Solution Capabilities for Emergent Federal, State and Local, Commercial and Higher Education Customers

Vienna, VA - January 13, 2009 /PRnewswire/ - Emergent has announced that is now an authorized reseller of AegisUSA Identity Management appliances. The Aegis Identity Appliances, allow clients with existing investments in directory services, provisioning, and authentication to enhance their IAM with new features and will be included as part of Emergent's existing security solution portfolio.

Bundling hardware, identity management software, and configuration services into a single package, Aegis Identity Appliances provide customers with scalable Identity Solutions at an entry-level price. The Aegis Identity Appliances have been developed to solve specific business needs such as reducing helpdesk costs, increasing user productivity, managing compliance requirements and protecting clients from the risks of intrusion. This unique offering in the IAM space is designed with the power, flexibility and scalability of an enterprise-level IAM solution allowing clients to expand their identity management infrastructure as business needs demand.

"The Aegis Identity Appliances and other IAM products offer a comprehensive set of end-to-end solutions further strengthening Emergent's security portfolio for our customers. They provide a unique bundle of hardware, software and consulting services, which provide scalable, flexible and cost effective identity and access management solutions," said Greg Christensen, President of Emergent. "We are excited about our partnership to distribute their entire suite of identity management and security products to our public sector, higher education and commercial customers."

Emergent is partnering with AegisUSA as an Authorized Reseller. This group includes both software and IT services providers who have been trained to sell and deliver AegisUSA's IAM Solutions. AegisUSA's network of Solution Partners are IAM industry leaders who ensure that AegisUSA customers have an integrated, total solution, which leverages the strength of AegisUSA's core technology.

"Emergent focuses its product portfolio around best-in-class IT solutions giving its clients the ability to achieve business objectives on time and on budget. This philosophy coupled with their GSA position makes Emergent a great fit for reselling AegisUSA IAM solutions nationwide," said Ralph Armijo, AegisUSA CEO. "AegisUSA is proud to add Emergent as an Authorized Reseller due to the meticulous evaluation they put each technology selection through before adding it to their portfolio."

About Emergent
Emergent is an award winning Value Added Reseller (VAR) providing comprehensive IT solutions including IT product acquisition, implementation and education services. Emergent offers complimentary technology solutions including, Adobe, Red Hat, Symantec and VeriSign, among others within the government, commercial, education and healthcare sectors. For more information, visit

About AegisUSA
Founded in 2004, AegisUSA is a comprehensive solution provider focused on Identity and Access Management (IAM) products and services. AegisUSA offers a unique Identity Management Solution Continuum which provides clients with a spectrum of Identity Product offerings including Aegis Identity Appliances, Aegis Pre-Defined Identity Solutions, Custom Identity Solutions, Managed Delivery of Identity Infrastructure and, as a future offering, identity as a Service. All of AegisUSA's Identity Solutions are based on proprietary Intellectual Property (IP), a set of methodologies developed and packaged to harness and encompass the company's vast IAM expertise. Leveraging AegisUSA's IP provides clients with an Identity Solution that will scale to meet current and future identity infrastructure requirements as business needs emerge and budget becomes available. Additionally, clients benefit from reduced deployment costs, reduced deployment time, reduced complexity, and reduced risk as a direct result of AegisUSA's methodology and solutions. For more information, please visit AegisUSA's website,

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