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Vordel Partners with Microsoft SharePoint Specialist, Syrinx to Improve Access to SharePoint based portals across distributed environments

Vordel, a provider of Application Gateways for Cloud and SOA Computing, today announced a partnership with Syrinx Consulting Corporation, a process-driven IT consulting and software development firm. The deal follows Vordel’s recent launch of the Vordel SharePoint Gateway solution to help enterprises make their Microsoft (MSFT) SharePoint deployments more secure, more accessible, and deliver an all-around improved user experience through increased performance. Vordel’s partnership with Microsoft SharePoint Specialist, Syrinx offers users the benefit of secure, compliant, and fast access to SharePoint based portals across distributed environments. Vordel and Syrinx will co-present on accessing SharePoint based portals across distributed environments at SharePoint Saturday in Boston on April 28, 2012.

Enterprises benefit from using the Vordel SharePoint Gateway's security integration to seamlessly share data between non-Microsoft applications, mobile workforces and the SharePoint collaborative environment. Additionally, the gateway is proven to improve Microsoft SharePoint performance by a factor of at least two times, out-of-the-box. The power of the Vordel SharePoint Gateway combined with the expertise of the Microsoft Gold certified consultants in Syrinx’s SharePoint Practice fully utilizes the platform’s potential. Additionally, due to Microsoft SharePoint's reliance on Windows and ActiveDirectory security infrastructure, enterprises often need to customize costly point solutions for mobile and remote access to Microsoft SharePoint. Vordel SharePoint Gateway helps IT integrate SharePoint into enterprise-wide mobile and remote access technologies.

Register with Vordel today to receive the White paper on SharePoint security integration challenges [http://www.vordel.com/solutions/sharepoint_gateway.html]

“The combination of expertise offered by Vordel and Syrinx makes integrating and accessing data securely across Microsoft SharePoint and non-SharePoint environments a seamless process so users can collaborate, make decisions and close business faster,” said Ed Jackowiak, VP Sales North America for Vordel. “Because Vordel SharePoint Gateway provides out-of-the-box, agent-less Microsoft SharePoint single sign-on (SSO) integration with all the leading access management products, IT can maximize the return on existing investments and business users can continue to work in their established workflows without impacting productivity.”

“It’s clear that SharePoint offers many benefits, however many organizations still lack the awareness and skillsets to maximize its potential," said Luke Howarth, Director of Business Development, Syrinx "Vordel and Syrinx have a long history of innovation and as a result of our alliance together we can provide SharePoint solutions that can resolve the key concerns of our clients."

Vordel SharePoint Gateway Highlights:

  • SSO & Access Control for Transparent SSO across SharePoint sites
  • SSO using Windows desktop sign-on
  • Security token exchange between Kerberos & other standard based (e.g. SAML or OAuth) or proprietary (e.g. Oracle ObSSO cookie and CA SiteMinder token) security tokens
  • Token & ticket caching to reduce token request traffic & persist sessions
  • Integrated mobile, remote, & on-premise access control
  • Out-of-The-Box Identity Management Integrations to your In-House IdM Platform
  • Integration with Windows Domain Controller & ActiveDirectory Federation Server (ADFS)
  • Integration with all leading access management platforms such as CA, Entrust, IBM, Oracle, & RSA
  • Standard based integration with federation servers & security token services such as ADFS, CA & Oracle
  • Performance and Operational Enhancements for Improved Manageability
  • Active management of browser cache to reduce reload traffic
  • Usage throttling and quota management
  • Real-time traffic monitoring, logging, and alerting

About Vordel

Vordel links all enterprise applications, users, and devices across Cloud, mobile, and on-premise environments. Vordel Application Gateway provides integration, security, governance, and acceleration for enterprise applications and APIs. Fortune 5000 enterprises and government agencies use Vordel to extend their enterprise applications and SOA infrastructure beyond the perimeter to enable Cloud based services and mobile computing. Vordel makes it possible to deliver and consume "Applications Anywhere" with IT's existing applications and infrastructure, without costly upgrades and rewrites.

To learn more and obtain a free evaluation of Vordel's products, go to: http://www.vordel.com and follow us on twitter [https://twitter.com/#!/vordel] and our Blogs [http://www.vordel.com/company/news/index.html]

About Syrinx

Syrinx is a process-driven IT consulting and software development firm that designs, builds and maintains large-scale reliable applications and Web sites for reduced organizational costs and business advantage. Syrinx has delivered hundreds of quality solutions for content management, mobile services, enterprise application services and enterprise infrastructure services using .NET, SharePoint, JAVA, Oracle, and other leading technologies and platforms. Companies in the financial services, healthcare, biotech/ pharmaceutical, AEC, and other industries trust Syrinx for its roster of high-quality business analysts, project managers, developers, and architects who work on-site or remotely, delivering projects on-time and within budget. Founded in 1998, Syrinx is based in Needham, MA. The company is a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner and has been recognized on the Boston Business Journal’s lists of the area’s Largest IT Consulting Firms and Fastest Growing Companies, as well as the Inc. 5000. for the past three years. For more information, visit www.syrinx.com or call (888) 5-SYRINX.

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