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Centrify enables organizations to strengthen security, enhance compliance efforts, and reduce operational costs by centrally managing their heterogeneous systems and applications using Active Directory. Over 1000 organizations, including 38% of the Fortune 50, have adopted Centrify’s cost-effective approach to access control, privilege management and auditing of their physical and virtual infrastructure. The Centrify Suite centrally secures cross-platform data centers through Active Directory-based identity and access management of UNIX, Linux and Mac systems, workstations and applications. Built on a common architecture, the seamlessly integrated Centrify Suite of solutions is comprised of: •Centrify DirectControl secures non-Microsoft platforms using the same authentication and Group Policy services deployed for Windows environments. •Centrify DirectAuthorize centrally manages and enforces role-based entitlements for fine-grained control of user access and privileges on UNIX and Linux systems. •Centrify DirectAudit delivers auditing, logging and real-time monitoring of user activity on non-Microsoft systems.