FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, October 2, 2018 -- Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, today announced it is assisting users impacted by Microsoft's announcement that it will no longer support its Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) identity and access card management system, and its successor product, Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM). Versasec is the only identity card management company actively providing transition assistance. In its case, Versasec is helping customers seamlessly migrate from FIM/MIM to Versasec vSEC:CMS.
Officially, Microsoft's support for the FIM/MIM, which it is retiring, ended a year ago, but the software giant extended support for existing customers until October 2022 - for a price. Versasec has put together a simple guide to help companies make the transition from FIM/MIM to the vSEC:CMS S-Series.
With the built-in migration wizard in vSEC:CMS S-Series, users can quickly and easily upgrade from FIM/MIM to vSEC:CMS S-Series with no business interruptions, while taking advantage of the many features and customization options vSEC:CMS S-Series provides.
"Thousands of users are impacted by Microsoft's decision to discontinue support for FIM and MIM, so it's important they have options that can ensure their companies lose no momentum or have gaps in their smart card security management," said Joakim Thorén, CEO of Versasec. "And that's exactly what we're providing."
The migration process is simple:
Benefits for organizations that upgrade to vSEC:CMS S-Series include:
Companies impacted by the FIM/MIM support issue may review Versasec's quick guide that explains how users can make the transition to vSEC:CMS S-Series.
To view an overview of vSEC:CMS S-Series, please read the dedicated S-Series flyer by clicking here.
Versasec is the leading provider of state-of-the-art highly secure identity and access management solutions. With its flagship product, vSEC:CMS, Versasec eases the deployment of physical and virtual smart cards for enterprises of any size. Versasec's solutions enable its customers to securely authenticate, issue and manage user credentials more cost effectively than other solutions on the market.
Versasec maintains its mission of providing solutions that are affordable and easy to integrate, coupled with first-class support, maintenance, and training. Versasec customers include HSBC, Tieto, Raiffeisenbank, Hornbach, Daimler, Australia's Department of Defence, European Commission, Qualcomm, eBay, Saudi Aramco, IMF, L'Oreal and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Versasec has offices in Sweden, Dubai, Singapore, the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany.
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