Santa Clara, California – (The Hosting News) – June 4, 2008 – Collaborative infrastructure and web hosting application, Ensim Corporation’s Unify Password Manager, has been adapted to allow employees to reset passwords from any system or Windows log-in screen.
Ensim Unify Password Manager, Version 2.5, is part of the latest module in Ensim’s Unify Enterprise Suite, designed to allow organizations to adhere to strong password policy enforcement, without slowing employee productivity or using up precious IT resources.
Requiring less than two hours for installation, EnsimÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Password Manager is a simple solution that minimizes calls to the help desk and maximizes employee productivity. With it, organizations of all sizes can decrease the number of help desk calls for password reset s by more than 30%. Using a simple web-based interface, IT administrators can set and strictly enforce strong password policies by establishing any number of identity challenge questions that allow employees to verify their identity and securely reset their own passwords. Additionally, Password Manager provides a complete audit trail for compliance and security initiatives.
Scott Young, Vice President of product marketing at Ensim Corporation noted, ”It’s great to set strong password policies, but it can also be a headache for IT departments and a drain on productivity. With Ensim Unify Password Manager 2.5, we provide a simple, effective and reliable solution for solving the growing problem of password management.”
The upgrades featured in Unify Password Manager 2.5 include the ability for employees to reset their own passwords from the Windows log-in prompt. Employees who have forgotten their passwords are no longer stuck at the Windows log-in prompt. Additionally, Password Manager 2.5 supports the higher security ”Graphical Identification aNd Authentication” (GINA) extensions that are now available and selected from the self-service portal.
Ensim Unify Password Manager 2.5 can be purchased separately or as part of the Ensim Unify Enterprise Suite. It is available immediately from the Ensim web site.
Recently, Ensim updated its Unify Active Directory Manager, Version 2.5, featuring Ensim’s latest web-based Active Directory management tools. Ensim Unify, which self-installs in less than one hour, allows enterprises to alleviate common challenges, such as provisioning, password management, role management, and auditing and compliance of Active Directory servers.
Active Directory (AD) is a complex application that is affected by a number of system administrators on a daily basis. With an increasing number of senior IT managers turning to Ensim Unify Active Directory Manager to protect, insulate and secure their AD environments, Unify’s AD Manager 2.5 features upgrades thatvirtually eliminate the unplanned downtime that frequently occurs through misconfiguration.
Unify Active Directory Manager 2.5 incorporates the following major enhancements:
Fine Grain Role Delegation : Allows system administrator roles to be restricted by organizational unit (OU).
Simplified Policy-based Provisioning : Auto-setup feature simplifies using IT policy to define user templates. Auto setup now automatically configures end-users’ home folder, logon script and home drive.
Customizable Provisioning Policies : System administrators can customize the user account creation and provisioning process by automatically configuring approved user name and display name patterns, as well as specified AD attributes.
Change and Audit Logs : AD Manager already tracks the status of each change request made against AD. Version 2.5 also creates a complete log of all changes made to each individual object.
Enhanced Alert Notification Capabilities : System administrators can now customize the action reports, including usage statistics and end-user license alerts.
Founded in 1998, Ensim Corporation endeavors to redefine user provisioning and access control software. Available as snap-in tools or a full suite, Ensim Unify allows organizations to decrease operating costs, improve workforce effectiveness, and meet security and compliance goals. Ensim Application Managers for Active Directory, Exchange, Mobility, and Password Reset deploy rapidly, deliver instant dollar-saving results. With over a million users currently supported, Ensim’s products are designed to eliminate repetitive administrative tasks, returning IT to the business of driving innovation. Ensim is Microsoft Gold Certified.
To learn more about the new solution, please visit: http://get.ensim.com.
For more information about Ensim, please visit: www.ensim.com.