Global Oil Leader to Detail How it Simplified Secure, External Access to Key Data With Covisint

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DETROIT, Feb. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of the leading cloud engagement platform, today announced that a global, top 10 oil company will demonstrate how it used the Covisint platform to increase business agility and drastically reduce security risks. The oil leader will discuss how it used Covisint to quickly provide secure access to critical company data, even to joint venture partners -- at the Microsoft Global Energy Forum in Houston, Texas.

Global companies face significant challenges when onboarding external users, including issues around collaboration, workflow, user experiences and technology integration. The global oil leader leverages many contractors for mission critical maintenance and repair activities in the field, and its Program Manager will show how his company overcame these challenges while increasing efficiencies and maintaining positive end-user experiences.

Specifically, Microsoft Global Energy Forum attendees will learn from this energy leader how the Covisint platform provided:

  • ways to maximize the benefits of cloud-based identity and access management for external contractor engagement;
  • new approaches to managing external user identities; and among others,
  • best practices (and the hidden pitfalls to avoid) for deployment/operations.

Who should attend: VPs of technology, security and identity; energy management professionals and executives; CSOs, CIOs, directors, managers and security technicians; and anyone interested in how the cloud can effectively and efficiently be leveraged to address energy cyber security threats
When, where: 10:55 a.m., February 20, 2014 -- Central, Room 320 A/B, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas
Registration info: https://microsoft.eventcore.com/GEF2014

"Covisint will show how it helped this global enterprise overcome the technical and business complexities -- as well as the business challenges -- of securely collaborating on such a massive scale," said Kevin Wagner, Covisint Global Energy Director. "This is an outstanding opportunity to for attendees to engage and actively participate in the discussion, providing them with real-time, real-world solutions to global business problems."

Covisint enables secure sharing of energy information through a variety of standard and mobile communication devices and among different organizations. This service reduces cost and accelerates information flow and collaboration among people and organizations to complete projects and joint venture assignments.

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Covisint provides the leading cloud engagement platform for creating and enabling new mission-critical external business processes. Our solutions enable organizations to connect, engage, and collaborate with the critical external audiences that define their success--including customers, business partners, and suppliers. Covisint allows its clients to establish a secure, reliable, integrated presence in the cloud, and offer the kind of engaging information experiences that people everywhere have come to expect. Learn more at www.covisint.com.

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