SUNNYVALE, California, June 23 /PRNewswire/ --

Centrify Corporation, a leading provider of Microsoft Active Directory-based auditing, access control and identity management solutions for non-Microsoft platforms, today announced that Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking (SG CIB) has successfully completed its pilot deployment of Centrify DirectControl and has commenced a global deployment to several thousand physical and virtual servers running UNIX and Linux operating systems. By using Centrify DirectControl, SG CIB is optimizing its IT management control by leveraging its existing, robust Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure to centrally administer user accounts and access controls for its UNIX and Linux server systems in addition to its Windows systems.

SG CIB, one of the three core businesses of the Societe Generale Group, delivers integrated financial solutions to corporations, financial institutions and investors in over 45 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

SG CIB's selection process and pilot deployment was both rigorous and comprehensive, noted Steve Kennedy, Centrify vice president of worldwide operations. We are pleased to have been selected by SG CIB to demonstrate how DirectControl can help optimize their IT infrastructure with a solution that is secure, cost-effective and non-intrusive.

About Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking

A leading player present in over 45 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking is the bank of reference for:

- Euro capital markets. A top 5 player across euro debt capital markets (bonds, securitisation, loans), and a leader in French Equity Capital Markets with European reach. - Derivatives. A world leader in equity derivatives, and with forefront positions in many interest rate, credit, foreign exchange and commodities derivatives. - Structured finance. A worldwide leader in export, project and structured commodity finance with global expertise in energy, infrastructure, real estate and media telecom finance.

Tailoring solutions in terms of capital raising, financing, risk management and investment, Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking combines expertise, innovation and advisory skills coupled with quality of execution to both issuers and investors clients across debt and equity.

About Centrify

Centrify is the leading provider of auditing, access control and identity management solutions that centrally secure an organization's cross-platform environment using Microsoft Active Directory. More than 1000 enterprise customers, including 38% of the Fortune 50, have selected Centrify for its quick-to-deploy, easy-to-manage Active Directory interoperability solutions for UNIX, Linux, and Mac systems, web applications, databases and storage systems. Centrify DirectControl secures an organization's non-Microsoft platforms using the same authentication, authorization and Group Policy services deployed for its Windows environment. Centrify DirectAudit complements DirectControl by delivering auditing, logging and real-time monitoring of user activity on non-Microsoft systems. Together, they help organizations improve IT efficiency, better comply with regulatory requirements, and move toward a more secure, connected infrastructure for their cross-platform computing environment. For more information about Centrify and its DirectControl and DirectAudit solutions, call +1-650-961-1100 or visit

Centrify is a registered trademark, and DirectControl and DirectAudit are trademarks of Centrify Corporation in the United States and other countries. Other brand names used in this document are trademarks of their respective companies.

Tom Cromelin of Centrify Corporation, +1-925-997-8459,