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Through a global reseller agreement with realtime AG, the SAP Gold partner that develops bioLock biometric control software for SAP access, Fujitsu is now the only SAP Global Partner able to offer this advanced biometric security capability as an SAP-certified, natively-embedded solution either directly or via it’s sales partners. As a consequence, SAP customers worldwide can add an extra layer of biometric security to their SAP environments and protect sensitive data from theft, loss and fraud with highly secure, convenient identity and access management.
By extending its existing partnership with realtime AG with a new, global contract, Fujitsu is now able to offer its advanced biometric identity management solution. This enables strict, granular access control to SAP systems by assigning user rights following biometric identification – which avoids the problem of user passwords being shared or copied.
Seamlessly integrated with traditional SAP security including Single Sign-On and SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), Fujitsu PalmSecure bioLock identifies users by the unique pattern of blood vessels in their palm to control login to critical SAP systems including human resources, customer relationship management, supply chain management and finance software, retail point-of-sale systems, as well as the SAP HANA platform. Biometric authentication even allows for secure access to SAP systems from shared devices. Important or risk-prone activities can be further protected with additional biometric re-authentication checkpoints to ensure that only authorised employees can execute critical transactions.
New and enhanced features of Fujitsu PalmSecure bioLock include biometric authentication for physical access control to restricted areas of company premises, as well as full integration with the SAP Time and Attendance Management module. Advanced bundling and pre-configured solution packages shorten deployment times within SAP environments.
According to Fujitsu customer Mapula Mano, SAP Specialist Plant Maintenance, Sales and Distribution at Transnet Engineering: “We use Fujitsu PalmSecure bioLock to secure SAP plant maintenance, production planning and shop-floor processes across our railway engineering business. Users are authenticated biometrically before they can access SAP systems via shared access kiosks installed in factories and train depots. We no longer have to worry about password fraud from users at all.”
Martin Lum, Vice President Marketing at realtime AG North America, said: “Just like the customers they serve, Fujitsu has the global reach and capability to offer security solutions to their international customers. We are very pleased to work with them to help their SAP and HANA customers overcome current security business challenges.”
Notes to editors
About PalmSecure bioLock
With PalmSecure bioLock, customisable security checkpoints can be established based on management policies and business rules on a user-by-user basis. These re-authentication checkpoints can be set at very granular levels such as tables, transactions, info types, fields, field values, buttons or whenever a critical activity is performed within SAP. Actions such as exporting data, printing data, saving data, changing data and viewing data can all be controlled.
As part of the reseller agreement with realtime AG, Fujitsu provides PalmSecure bioLock biometric software on a reseller basis to customers in EMEIA and other regions. To deliver a complete turnkey security solution, Fujitsu can supply PalmSecure readers, software deployment and installation, delivery, consulting and training services. Fujitsu can also supply SAP or SAP HANA configuration, consulting, training, and integration with other systems. Prices depend on size of the configurations and number of deployed components and services.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 156,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$41 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.
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Date: 01 December, 2016
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