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Fujitsu Announces Availability of PalmSecure BioLock, World’s Most Advanced Biometric Security Solution for SAP Systems

Fujitsu UK & Ireland

News facts:

  • International reseller agreement with realtime AG makes secure access solution for SAP available to customers around the globe
  • FUJITSU PalmSecure BioLock helps protect business data and prevent fraud with granular biometric user authentication for SAP systems and SAP functionality
  • Seamless integration with SAP enterprise software and SAP HANA
London, November 22, 2016

Fujitsu today announces immediate availability of PalmSecure BioLock, the industry’s most secure access control technology for SAP systems. Providing biometric systems access control for SAP ERP and HANA systems, Fujitsu PalmSecure BioLock is now available for the first time.

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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.

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.”

Thomas Bengs, Director and Head of PalmSecure Products and Solutions of Fujitsu EMEIA comments:
“Current statistics show that most large organisations lose a minimum of five percent of their global revenue to fraud, every year. Whether it’s with intent or through carelessness, employees can actually pose a bigger security risk than external hackers, making it a business imperative that only authorised employees can access sensitive data. With our easy-to-deploy and highly secure PalmSecure bioLock solution, organisations can enforce strict but user-friendly access control to all areas of their SAP environment and log all activities with extensive audit trails. Typically, they will benefit from a return on investment in less than 12 months. We are delighted to build on our existing partnership with realtime AG to help SAP customers worldwide achieve the highest level of security and provide the industry’s highest levels of protection to ensure that sensitive data is not compromised.”

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.

About Fujitsu

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.

About Fujitsu in the UK & Ireland

Fujitsu employs over 14,000 people in the UK & Ireland, with total revenues exceeding £1.8 billion. Offering an integrated product and service portfolio, we deliver consulting, applications, technology products, systems integration and managed services, including cloud-based solutions, for customers across both public and private sectors, including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer IT. For more information, please see http://uk.fujitsu.com.

Sarah Hollingsworth

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Graham Goulden

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Company:Fujitsu UK & Ireland

Date: 22 November, 2016
City: London