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Likewise Announces SAP Support

Integration with SAP NetWeaver and SAPgui enables single sign-on

Likewise has announced support for SAP NetWeaver and SAPgui - giving Likewise Open and Likewise Enterprise customers using SAP single sign-on capability. Likewise also announced it expects SAP certification to be completed in early 2011.

Likewise Open joins desktops and servers running Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X to an organization's existing Active Directory. With more than 80,000 organizations worldwide, Likewise Open is the most widely-used Active Directory authentication engine for Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X systems.

Likewise Enterprise builds on the authentication engine of Likewise Open, making it easy for IT managers to authenticate users, control access to applications and data, centrally manage settings with group policies, and create reports for regulatory audits.

"Our customers are increasingly asking to be able to sign-on to SAP using their credentials provisioned in Active Directory," said Glenn Curtis, director of engineering, Likewise. "We're helping to integrate SAP with all of the various platforms in a modern heterogeneous environment."

About Likewise
Likewise provides integration and identity management solutions to improve security and operational efficiencies and to help achieve regulatory compliance in mixed networks. Likewise Open lets organizations securely authenticate Linux, Unix and Mac users with Microsoft Active Directory. Likewise Enterprise includes all the core authentication technology that comes with Likewise Open, plus world-class migration, group policy, auditing and reporting modules. More information is available at the company's Web site, www.likewise.com.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.

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