Identity-Based Access Control Solution Meets Government Need to Control Contractors Accessing Key Infrastructure.

Reston, VA, April 15, 2010 -- Xceedium Inc., the leading provider of Identity-based Access Control solutions, today announced the opening of an office in Reston, Virginia to support the growing demand of federal government agencies using the Xceedium GateKeeper as part of their mission critical business solution.

Xceedium GateKeeper controls access based on who the user is, and contains the user to explicit resources, enabling organizations to eliminate the risk of allowing un-trusted third parties and privileged users on their networks. Coupled with cutting edge monitoring capabilities it also lets government and commercial organizations easily meet increasing compliance requirements.

"The federal government is the largest market for Xceedium with varied agencies investing millions of dollars in the GateKeeper solution. The opening of our new office in Reston further demonstrates our commitment to the federal sector by enabling us to continue to provide the highest level of support - technical and sales - to our customers and partners," said Jay Zimmet, Xceedium’s Executive Vice President of Global Sales.

Xceedium GateKeeper reduces the complexity and cost of controlling and monitoring the activities of contractors, vendors and privileged users. Its customer list includes household names in government such as the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Army and Intelligence Services as well as key verticals across the commercial sector including financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and retail.

Xceedium GateKeeper is Common Criteria EAL2 and EAL3 certified, with EAL4 in process, as well as FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified.

About Xceedium
Xceedium Inc., headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the leading provider of Identity-based Access Control solutions for managing privileged IT employees and third parties including vendors and contractors.

Employing unique and patent-pending technologies, the Xceedium GateKeeper line of hardened appliances enables organizations to extend and manage access while safeguarding business critical assets, demonstrating compliance and decreasing business risk. Its key differentiator lies in its ability to enforce policy and contain users based on the user’s explicit privileges. Deployed in the largest enterprise, government and SMB environments, Xceedium’s ever-expanding client base includes household names in financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, retail, MSP and other key verticals.

Xceedium has been honored with a number of prestigious industry awards, including recognition by Forrester Research as a "Hot Company to Watch," by Gartner, Inc. as a "Cool Vendor in Infrastructure Protection 2009," and by Red Herring as a "Top 100 Global Company." For more information, visit, or email [email protected].

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