MANCHESTER, England, May 5 /PRNewswire/ --

- Enterprise Provisioning Suite Awarded Best in Category

Courion(R) Corporation (, leaders in access governance (, provisioning ( and compliance (, today announced that its Enterprise Provisioning Suite ( has been recognised as Best Identity Management Solution at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2009 in London. A panel of judges comprising chief security officers and high level IT security executives from a wide breadth of industries, including representatives from Deloitte and KPMG, reviewed more than 300 entries before choosing the winners.

Now in its fourteenth year, these highly acclaimed and prestigious awards have recognised security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. The annual Awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, while recognising achievement and innovation in the information security industry. This award comes hot on the heels of Courion's Enterprise Provisioning Suite being awarded Best of 2008 by SC Magazine US.

The SC Magazine Awards Europe is among the most highly coveted in the IT security industry. Being awarded Best Identity Management solution is recognition of Courion's ongoing commitment to leadership and innovation in identity and access management, said Courion's UK General Manager, Stuart Hodkinson. During this economic downturn, Courion's fixed price solution delivery model is resonating well with enterprise customers across Europe who want to mitigate project cost over-run whilst maximising business success.

The Enterprise Provisioning Suite is an example of Access Assurance, ( Courion's unique approach to identity, access and compliance management, ensuring only the right people have the right access to the right resources and are doing the right things. Access Assurance unifies Access Governance, Access Provisioning and Access Compliance in the most complex, heterogeneous environments. This comprehensive approach increases operational efficiency and transparency, strengthens security, and improves compliance, while delivering the industry's fastest time to value and lowest total cost of ownership.

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About Courion

Courion's award-winning Access Assurance solutions are used by more than four hundred organizations and over 7.5 million users worldwide to quickly and easily solve their most complex identity and access management (password management, provisioning, and role management), risk and compliance challenges. Courion's business-driven approach results in unparalleled customer success by ensuring users' access rights and activities are compliant with policy while supporting both security and business objectives. For more information, please visit our website at, our blog at ( or on Twitter at (

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Rachel Weeks of Courion Corporation, +1-508-661-0467; or Martin Brindley of DMG Europe, +44-1256-807360,