DARMSTADT, Germany, June 9 /PRNewswire/ --

- Auto Manufacturer Secures Web Applications for More Than 300,000 Users

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), the world's leading independent IT management software company, is supporting BMW with scalable and centralized Web access management and single sign-on. The improvements help increase security for the carmaker's Web applications, while simultaneously lowering IT administration costs.

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With online communications between businesses and external users such as suppliers, associates, and customers, companies must strive to ensure that Web applications adhere to strict access controls that are also easy to implement and administer.

BMW uses CA SiteMinder, a centralized Web access management solution, to provide user authentication and single sign-on access for more than 300,000 users. By implementing this solution, BMW is in a position to manage secure access to a variety of Internet and intranet applications through a single login.

With the introduction of CA SiteMinder, BMW now has scalable Web access management and single sign-on, which further improve both security and compliance. An additional advantage of the CA SiteMinder is lower IT administration costs.

CA SiteMinder can be integrated into business applications such as SAP and PeopleSoft as part of the single sign-on process.

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Lisa Stassoulli, Principal, Communications, Tel: +44(0)1753-241372, Mobile: +44(0)7824-607584, lisa.stassoulli@ca.com