University of Calif., San Francisco Selects Password Management Solution from Netwrix Corporation to Manage 17,000 Users

Paramus, N.J. -- November 20, 2007 -- Netwrix Corporation today announced that University of California, San Francisco has selected Netwrix Password Manager Solution to automate its password management activities. More than 100 administrators at UCSF drive IT activities daily, supporting almost 17,000 Windows and Mac users at more than a dozen different sites. The IT Department has recently implemented stronger password policies and eventually this created a lot of password incidents and increased support costs. Netwrix Password Manager allowed the University to minimize the number of password-related issues requiring attention of qualified IT personnel, significantly reduce costs, and gracefully implement the new password policy.

"Netwrix Password Manager is one of our big steps to increasing productivity and security," said Kraig Kluba, of the Windows Server Support Team at UCSF. "I see a perfect fit without any extra complications. The product support is extremely great and I can't wait to tell them how appreciative we are of their responsiveness."

University of California, San Francisco is a leading university dedicated to defining health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.

Password management is a major IT support issue, accounting for much of the help desk workload in many organizations. Password complexity and expiration policy requirements lead to frequently forgotten passwords and account lockouts, increasing overall administrative burden. Netwrix Password Manager gives end users the ability to securely manage their passwords and resolve account lockout incidents in a self-service fashion without involvement of help desk personnel. This allows organizations to implement strong password policies in Active Directory environments, meet regulatory compliance requirements, and address identity management challenges.

"Password management automation brings obvious returns on IT investments," said Michael Fimin, CEO and President, Netwrix Corporation. "Our password management solution gives customers an immediate advantage by eliminating many password-related issues. And it's clear to me that our technology investments were done right, when we're backed by customers such as University of California, San Francisco, who select our solutions to manage their IT environments."

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