On October the 1st, Soffid appointed Checksum as its featured partner for Middle East markets (Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates[Miquel Si1] [Raghu Sha2] ). Under this agreement, Checksum will market Soffid’s Identity and Management solution portfolio (Access Management – AM, Identity Governance and Administration – IGA, identity Risk and Compliance – IRC, Privileged Access Management – PAM and Security Information and Event Management – SIEM) across Checksum region of influence and Soffid will route Middle East leads and opportunities to Checksum.
Raghu Sharma, Sales Director of Checksum, comments: “Cybersecurity and Compliance are increasingly looked as complex and specialized skill and endeavor. Checksum’s mission is to provide simple yet efficient solutions to our clients’ growing Information security requirements. We are always looking for partners that assist us in achieving our mission to deliver Value through Cybersecurity optimized for our clients’ needs and environment. We are delighted to choose Soffid as our partner to cooperate in the GCC region.”
“After collaborating with Checksum on multiple projects and opportunities in the Middle East, we are excited to expand our partnership even further by enhancing collaboration and knowledge transfer, with a focus on delivering more value to our customers and strengthen Soffid’s regional presence. ” said Miquel Simó, CCO of Soffid. “Checksum is key to Soffid’s expansion strategy for Middle East markets, as they can provide local support (both geographical and cultural) to our customers. As part of this agreement, Soffid will train Checksum commercial workforce to empower them in detecting, raising and managing leads, and will train Checksum technical teams to better support it’s customers”.
Checksum is a Cyber and Information Security company based in Bahrain, serving all GCC countries. For ten years, Checksum has been delivering its customers specialized services to help them realize value from seeking Cybersecurity and compliance and protect them from ever growing threat landscape and Security challenges. Checksum believes that Cybersecurity and compliance should be path for businesses to return value and increase revenue and not to be seen as a compulsory expense. For more information visit www.checksumis.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Soffid IAM
Soffid IAM delivers the most comprehensive list of IAM features and products covering all IAM lifecycle (AM, IGA, IRC and PAM). Headquartered in Palma, Mallorca, Spain, Soffid’s hyperconverged IAM suite serves customers in more than 30 countries worldwide, protecting public institutions and private companies sensible information. For more information visit www.soffid.com or send an email to email@example.com
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DIRECTV deploys Soffid to implement it’s IAM strategy in LATAM Markets
State of the art identity management and operational efficiency.
Buenos Aires and Palma, September 11st 2023
On 15th of May 2023, DIRECTV, completed Soffid implementation and production cut-over for Argentina, United States, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and the Caribbean subsidiaries. The successful go live follows the signing of a multi-year agreement between DIRECTV and Soffid, giving both parties a solid foundation to continue collaborating and innovating in the identity and access management processes. After the cut-over, Soffid IAM provides Access Management and Identity Governance and Administration (AM & IGA) to DIRECTV’s 30,000+ employee and external users identities.
Mariano Silvestrini, Senior Manager Security, of DIRECTV Latin America, comments: “DIRECTV and Soffid teams achieved a friction less implementation and cut-over in record time, allowing DIRECTV to unify identity management across LATAM markets and all our software platform. Having a solution able to integrate to any existing application and also able to federate to any third party identity provider, allows us to achieve the required standardization and flexibility.”
“Soffid is very proud of this successful implementation due to the added complexity of having a significant delivery scope and multiple locations in different countries. DIRECTV highly skilled team alongside Soffid’s best-in-class integration and provisioning capabilities have been key to achieve a fast and successful implementation.” said Miquel Simó, COO of Soffid. “From now on, Soffid IAM protects DIRECTV digital assets with state-of-the-art IAM technology including multi-factor authentication, adaptative security, behavioral rules and patterns, enforced business workflows, etc.”
Since its launch in 1994, DIRECTV has continually evolved its product, best-in-class content, service, and user experience to provide customers with an industry-leading video offering. DIRECTV offers the industry’s best picture format and exciting content in 4K HDR. It is the undisputed leader in sports, bringing NFL Sunday Ticket customers every live out-of-market NFL game, every Sunday during the NFL season. DIRECTV also gives customers the choice of watching movies and TV shows from virtually anywhere – on their TVs at home or their favorite mobile devices via the DIRECTV app. DIRECTV STREAM, the streaming video service, is designed for the household that wants the best of live TV and on-demand, compelling live TV packages, sports and, when using a DIRECTV STREAM device, access to more than 7,000 apps on Google Play.
America’s commercial video industry leader, DIRECTV for BUSINESS already serves more than 300,000 sports bars, restaurants, hotel lounges, barbershops and salons, quick-serve restaurants, and other places where fans may gather to watch games. It enables travelers on airplanes and trains, watching live in stadium suites and casinos, and others on remote locations including offshore oil rigs the opportunity to always remain connected with their favorite teams.
About Soffid IAM
Soffid IAM delivers the most comprehensive list of IAM features and products covering all IAM lifecycle (AM, IGA, IRC and PAM). Headquartered in Palma, Mallorca, Spain, Soffid’s hyperconverged IAM suite serves customers in more than 30 countries worldwide, protecting public institutions and private companies sensible information. For more information visit www.soffid.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org