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Covisint to Speak on Oil and Gas Industry Standards at PIDX International US Fall Conference 2014

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the energy industry faces increasing globalization, digitization and regulatory complexity, oil and gas companies have much to gain from standardizing communication and data exchange across their vast ecosystems of third-party collaborators. To highlight the value of applying standards, supply chain and security best practices, David Miller, chief security officer at Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), will speak on a panel, "The Value of Standards in Oil & Gas and other Industries" at the Petroleum Industry Data Exchange (PIDX) International US Fall Conference 2014.

The conference, taking place September 11-12, 2014 at the Baker Hughes Auditorium in Houston, Texas, convenes energy executives and managers from across IT, supply chain, accounting, marketing and other departments to discuss how standards accelerate the realization of value in oil and gas operations. For the petroleum industry in particular, B2B communication and data standards are key to connecting disparate refiners, suppliers, distributors, marketers and others while isolating and securing sensitive data and specific patented processes.

During the panel, Miller will demonstrate how successful data standardization initiatives from other industries can be applied to the oil and gas industry. With more than 20 years of information security and identity management experience, Miller is uniquely positioned to share best practices that meet these mission-critical business needs.

Covisint provides the integrated platform of choice for customers who need to securely share, integrate and present trusted information to critical people and "things" across their extended network of business partners, suppliers and customers. Today, Covisint runs information exchanges for some of the biggest brand names across multiple industries, connecting more than 212,000 business partners, suppliers and customers.

"To operate at the speed of business, it's essential for companies and their business partner networks to be able to securely connect and share trusted information anytime, anywhere," Miller said. "In order to do this, progressive standards around the exchange of information, security and data are critical, and help organizations create streamlined and value-driven business networks."

Covisint

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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