Exostar’s Takanti to Present at Microsoft’s Fall 2011 Partner Summit
HERNDON, VA, October 24, 2011 ─ Exostar, whose cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions enable secure, cost-effective business-to-business collaboration, today announced its Vice President of Security and Collaboration Solutions, Vijay Takanti, will participate in the Microsoft Fall 2011 Partner Summit being held October 25-27 in Redmond, WA. Takanti will be delivering one of only two case studies on the event’s agenda, which features a keynote by Kim Cameron, Microsoft’s Chief Architect of Identity.
The Partner Summit, sponsored by the Microsoft Customer & Partner Engineering Group, brings together industry leaders invited by Microsoft to engage with one another and the company’s product teams. Collectively, the group will conduct technical discussions about their goals and objectives and Microsoft’s product/technology roadmaps, with a focus on cloud strategy.
Takanti’s case study presentation will look at the cloud-based identity federation solution – built on Microsoft technology – Exostar deployed for Lockheed Martin to help the aerospace and defense industry leader promote productivity and protect information across its global supply chain. Specifically, Takanti will describe a new breed of hybrid cloud, the Community Cloud, based on Exostar’s Identity Hub. Attendees will learn about the requirements, architecture, implementation, and benefits of the Exostar Identity Hub, which allows Exostar and Lockheed Martin to manage federated access for supply chain management and business operations across approximately 48,000 companies and 96,000 users.
WHO: Vijay Takanti, Vice President of Security and Collaboration Solutions, Exostar
WHAT: Partner Case Study Presentation: “Cloud-Based Identity Federation for the Global Supply Chain”
WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 3:15 – 4:15 PM PDT
WHERE: Microsoft Fall 2011 Partner Summit; Microsoft Campus; Redmond, WA, USA
Exostar powers secure business-to-business information sharing, collaboration and business process integration throughout the value chain. Exostar supports the complex trading needs of many of the world's largest companies in aerospace and defense, life sciences, and other industries. Exostar’s cloud-based identity assurance products and business applications reduce risk, improve agility and strengthen trading partner relationships and profitability for over 70,000 companies worldwide, including BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp., Raytheon Co. and Rolls-Royce. For more information, please visit www.exostar.com.
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