Identity Automation Acquires Enboard for Education Identity Security

Identity Automation Acquires Enboard for Education Identity Security

Identity Automation today announced its acquisition of Enboard. The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed to the public. According to a press release from Identity Automation, both providers share a history providing identity security in the education marketplace. 

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Enboard provides automated user account management, single sign-on, and secure encryption capabilities for the education market. Additionally, it offers smart provisioning and enhanced authentication through a centralized cross-platform federation.    

Meanwhile, Identity Automation offers the RapidIdentity Identity & Access Management platform. As such, it provides automated lifecycle management, multifactor authentication, and identity governance capabilities. Further capabilities include password management and privileged access management for enterprises. Additionally, it provides distinct identity security solutions for healthcare, government, and education organizations.    

The deal increases Identity’s Automation footprint in the education identity management market. It aims through its acquisition to offer combined product and service offerings to provide a streamlined IAM solution balancing usability and security.  

James Litton, Chief Executive Officer of Identity Automation offered his thoughts on the acquisition. “Identity Automation and Enboard are both driven by a commitment to excellence in service, expertise, and innovation. Combining RapidIdentity’s robust capabilities with Enboard’s expertise enables us to better achieve our mutual purpose of helping organizations become more secure through identity-driven security, while enhancing our products and services for our existing and prospective customers.”

Todd Newnam, Chief Executive Officer of Encore Technology Group also offered his opinions. “We are excited to have our Enboard solution and employees become part of the Identity Automation family…Their substantial presence in the education space and deep understanding of the needs of K-12 customers means Enboard customers will continue to receive superior customer service and identity solutions that address their unique needs.” 

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Ben Canner

Ben Canner is an enterprise technology writer and analyst covering Identity Management, SIEM, Endpoint Protection, and Cybersecurity writ large. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Clark University in Worcester, MA. He previously worked as a corporate blogger and ghost writer. You can reach him via Twitter and LinkedIn.
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