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Centrify Completes Fiscal Year With Record Revenue and Customer Adoption
Jul 21, 2010 (09:07 AM EDT)

Extends market and technology leadership while achieving profitability

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrify Corporation, the leader in securing and auditing access to cross-platform systems using Microsoft® Active Directory®, today announced that it finished its fiscal year ending June 30, 2010 with record total revenue and revenue growth of over 50% compared to the prior fiscal year. In addition, the company reached profitability and grew its enterprise customer installed base by over 1,000 to a total of over 2,500 customers.

"We are extremely pleased with our sustained year-over-year growth and profitability and with having the largest paying customer installed base in our segment of the identity and access management market," said Tom Kemp, CEO of Centrify. "Along with achieving strong customer adoption and solid financial growth this past fiscal year, we have also entered into a number of strategic partnerships and dramatically expanded our product portfolio by adding two new products and adding support for over 60 new operating system versions."

Centrify has built on its leadership in delivering software solutions that secure and audit data center environments using Active Directory. The company's ongoing success is driven by partnerships and technology innovation that make it easier for enterprises to establish controls and achieve regulatory compliance of cross-platform systems and applications. This technology leadership has resulted in a number of industry accolades.

Partnership milestones include:

  • Entered into an OEM relationship with NetIQ, an Attachmate company, who is distributing Centrify's DirectControl and DirectAuthorize as NetIQ® Identity Integration Suite™
  • Partnered with cloud service provider Savvis to dynamically secure Savvis' client servers in their Symphony Virtual Private Data Center Solution  
  • Extended its technology partnerships to include McAfee and NetApp to enable product integration and interoperability
  • Signed OEM agreements with three large infrastructure vendors who embed Centrify software in their systems

Major technology milestones include:

  • Received a patent for its approach to authenticating UNIX and Linux in a centralized directory
  • Introduced DirectSecure, the first solution that makes it easy to use Microsoft's Server and Domain Isolation technology to secure non-Windows servers and further extends Windows 7's DirectAccess capability to securely communicate with Linux and UNIX systems
  • Delivered DirectManage, a comprehensive management capability that centralizes the discovery, management and user administration of UNIX, Linux and Mac systems through integration into Active Directory-based tools and processes
  • Released Centrify Express, the industry's most feature-rich free solution for Active Directory-based authentication to Linux and Mac systems. For more information or a free download visit

Industry accolades include:

  • Won the WindowsITPro Editors' Choice award for Best Interoperability Product
  • Tie50 Award Winner that recognizes the most promising private companies in Silicon Valley
  • Finalist for Partner of the Year at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference for Identity and Access Management

"We attribute our growth to a clear and superior value proposition: we make IT organizations more secure and efficient by allowing them to leverage their existing Active Directory infrastructure to consolidate identities for systems and applications while also enabling these organizations to more granularly manage and control privileged users who have the keys to the kingdom for those resources," added Kemp.

About Centrify

Centrify is the leader in securing and auditing access to cross-platform systems and applications through Active Directory. From the data center and into the cloud, Centrify's identity consolidation and privilege management solutions are used by over 2500 organizations to reduce IT expenses, strengthen security and meet compliance requirements. Built on a common architecture, the Centrify Suite delivers secure authentication, role-based access control, privileged identity management, user-level auditing, server isolation and encryption of data-in-motion for the industry's broadest set of systems, hypervisors and applications. For more information about Centrify and its solutions, call +1 (408) 542-7500 or visit

Centrify, DirectControl and DirectAudit are registered trademarks and DirectAuthorize, DirectSecure, DirectControl Express and DirectManage are trademarks of Centrify Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other product and company names used in this document may be trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE Centrify Corporation