Centrify Corporation, a provider of Microsoft Active Directory-based, identity and access management and auditing solutions for non-Microsoft platforms, has announced the availability of support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Centrify Suite 2008 for Linux on IBM System z.
With Centrify Suite, enterprises can leverage their existing Active Directory infrastructure and user accounts to secure the hundreds to thousands of Linux servers that a single mainframe can host. Centrify Suite has passed the IBM validation program, earning the IBM brand "Ready for Systems with Linux" for System z servers. The Centrify offering is also certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux for System z.
"Linux on IBM System z servers provides one of the most cost-effective, powerful, resilient platforms for running massive Linux workloads," says Corey Williams, director of product management for Centrify. "Combined with Centrify Suite 2008, you can centrally control access and manage users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM System z and those on other Unix and Linux systems to provide a secure and compliant operating environment for the most critical business servers." For more information, go here.