Dell Unveils Cloud Access Manager 8, Adds Security Analytics Engine
Dell has launched the latest version
of its Web-access management system, Cloud Access
Manager 8, which offers features designed to help organizations control
Web-based and mobile application activities and provide secure access for
visitors and personal devices.
The new features in Dell's Cloud Access Manager 8 are designed to make it
easier for IT departments to provide users with access to mobile and Web-based
services using any device, while maintaining the security of campus resources.
The latest version incorporates the company's Security Analytics Engine at no
added cost, along with single sign-on capabilities through social media
platforms, support for the OAuth 2.0-based OpenID Connect Protocol and Microsoft
Key features of Cloud Access Manager 8 include:
- Dell's Security Analytics Engine, which performs run-time risk
evaluations designed to help organizations scale their security based on the
- Social authentication, which lets users sign on using their Google,
Microsoft Live ID, Facebook or Twitter credentials;
- Policy-based access control, which helps ensure that users can only
access authorized applications based on their IT-defined user roles;
- Identity federation, which enables access to cloud-based applications,
multi-forest collaboration, heterogeneous platforms, partner extranets and
other online resources without the need for redundant user passwords;
- Application Portal for application discovery and remote access;
- Auditing and reporting on access events for compliance, repudiation and
- Support for OpenID Connect Protocol, which enables support for Web and
- Microsoft Certification as part of Microsoft's "Works with Office 365"
Identity Partner Program.
Further information about Cloud Access Manager 8 can be found on Dell's site.
Leila Meyer is a technology writer based in British Columbia. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.