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Centrify Named as One of Linux Magazine&aposs &aposTop 20 Companies to Watch in 2008&apos

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrify Corporation, a leading provider of Microsoft Active Directory-centric identity management solutions for Linux, UNIX and Mac, was recognized as one of Linux Magazine's "Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008". Linux Magazine annually selects 20 companies that will "have a major impact on the market" and awarded Centrify along with companies such as Google, Microsoft, Red Hat and Sun this year's "one to watch" designation. Centrify was touted for helping Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X "all just get along" and providing "the glue" to enable interoperability between these heterogeneous systems. The editors further recognized Centrify DirectControl by noting "...anything that fosters interoperability is going to be a hot technology."

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Centrify Corporation, a leading provider of Microsoft Active Directory-centric identity management solutions for Linux, UNIX and Mac, was recognized as one of Linux Magazine's "Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008". Linux Magazine annually selects 20 companies that will "have a major impact on the market" and awarded Centrify along with companies such as Google, Microsoft, Red Hat and Sun this year's "one to watch" designation. Centrify was touted for helping Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X "all just get along" and providing "the glue" to enable interoperability between these heterogeneous systems. The editors further recognized Centrify DirectControl by noting "…anything that fosters interoperability is going to be a hot technology."

"Centrify is delighted to be the only security vendor to receive this recognition from the editors of Linux Magazine," said Jim Chappell, VP of Field Operations at Centrify. "Our rapid growth, technological strength and enthusiastic support from our customers have established us as a leader in not only Linux identity management but also in enabling Windows and Linux interoperability. Over one-third of the Fortune 50 has adopted Centrify DirectControl to increase their security, improve their IT efficiency and help comply with regulations."

Centrify DirectControl effectively turns a non-Microsoft server, workstation or device into an Active Directory client, enabling an organization to secure that system using the same authentication, access control and Group Policy services currently deployed for its Windows systems.

About Centrify

Centrify is a leading provider of auditing, access control and identity management solutions that centrally secure an organization's heterogeneous systems, web applications, databases and storage systems using Microsoft Active Directory. Centrify DirectControl secures an organization's non-Microsoft platforms using the same authentication, authorization and Group Policy services deployed for its Windows environment. Centrify DirectAudit complements DirectControl by delivering auditing, logging and real-time monitoring of user activity on non-Microsoft systems. Together, they help organizations improve IT efficiency, better comply with regulatory requirements, and move toward a more secure, connected infrastructure for their heterogeneous computing environment. For more information about Centrify, DirectControl and DirectAudit, call +1 650-961-1100 or visit http://www.centrify.com

Centrify is a registered trademark, and DirectControl and DirectAudit are trademarks of Centrify Corporation.

Other names used are trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE Centrify Corporation

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