Knowledge Vault and Centrify Partner to Deliver Active Directory-Based Authentication to Extend Visibilty Across O365

Empowers Organizations to Securely Leverage Their Existing Identity Management Infrastructure

Knowledge Vault announced today a partnership with Centrify Corporation to enable seamless and secure one-click Single Sign-On (SSO) access to its SaaS based auditing, reporting and management platform for Microsoft Office 365. Knowledge Vault enables organizations to embrace cloud-based collaboration technologies while still retaining control.

This partnership and technical integration provides significant benefits to Knowledge Vault customers including:

  • Extending the power of Active Directory’s Kerberos and LDAP capabilities to enable organizations leverage existing Active Directory-based authentication for Knowledge Vault administrators and data consumers.
  • Providing enterprise-grade SSO functionality that enables users to be more productive and secure by allowing them to log-in as themselves, rather than sharing privileged accounts.

Christian Ehrenthal, CEO and co-founder, Knowledge Vault, explained:
“The lack of visibility and control over cloud content and processes is a problem for CIOs, CTOs, and those charged with managing IT security, risk and compliance. There is a growing demand for organizations to audit, document and analyze activities, enforce processes and oversee risk across cloud-based collaboration and content-sharing technologies. The integration between Knowledge Vault and Centrify creates a simplified identity infrastructure for IT while optimizing the end user experience.”

Shreyas Sadalgi, SVP Business Development, Centrify, commented:
“In order for a solution to gain adoption, it must be easy to access and secure. Centrify makes it simple to run Knowledge Vault in a secure mode by leveraging our existing identity management infrastructure. This dovetails perfectly with the mandates of our platform, which include increasing producitivity while ensuring safety in the Cloud.”

About Knowledge Vault
Knowledge Vault is a cloud-based auditing, reporting alerting and management platform for organizations that want an easy and affordable way to optimize and secure their Microsoft Office 365 application suite and other popular cloud-based mail and storage systems. With the tools needed to document and analyze activities, enforce process, and oversee risk across cloud-based collaboration and content sharing technologies, the offering enables organizations to embrace Office 365 and file sharing services while retaining control and staying compliant with industry regulations. Knowledge Vault also reduces costs by optimizing service usage and license management. For more information, visit

About Centrify Corporation:
Centrify Corporation strengthens enterprise security by managing and securing identities from cyber threats. As organizations expand IT resources and teams beyond their premises, identity is becoming the new security perimeter. With our platform of integrated software and cloud-based services, Centrify uniquely secures and unifies identity for both privileged and end users across today’s hybrid IT world of cloud, mobile and data center. The result is stronger security and compliance, improved business agility and enhanced user productivity through single sign-on. Over 5000 customers, including half of the Fortune 50 and over 80 federal agencies, leverage Centrify to secure identities. Learn more at

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