|[December 18, 2013]
Axalta Selects ForgeRock to Support New E-Commerce Platform
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Inc., the leading open platform provider of identity relationship
management (IRM) solutions, today announced that it has been selected by
Axalta Coating Systems to support the development of its new e-commerce
Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder
coatings, is transforming its customer portal to create a personalized
e-commerce experience for its global and diverse customer base in the
automotive, transportation, general industrial and architectural and
Axalta reported over four billion dollars in annual revenue in 2012,
operates 35 manufacturing plants around world, seven research and
development centers on four continents and 42 customer training centers.
To support the needs of its growing operations and 120,000 customers in
130 countries, Axalta is building out a new e-commerce platform that
reflects a global and mobile workforce that needs access to information
quickly and seamlessly from any device in any location. The ForgeRock
Open Identity Stack (OIS), which is designed with a focus on the
next generation of identity relationship management, will offer the
essential foundation for Axalta's e-commerce platform. With OIS, Axalta
is able to quickly design and deploy a modern, agile, scalable identity
and access management platform to support current and next generation
services and strategies.
"As the leader in identity services for the modern Web, ForgeRock was a
clear choice to support our IT infrastructure as we build out our new
platforms and identity management and access environment," said Jon
Bergman, global director of enterprise applications and governance at
Axalta. "We selected ForgeRock as our technology partner because of
their understanding of identity and access management in today's global
and mobile economy. Open Identity Stack is the relationship management
solution that was essential in creating a highly secure, and scalable
and latest generation e-commerce platform for our diverse network of
customers and extensive business operations."
The ForgeRock OIS is the only unified, 100 percent open source identity
stack to secure applications and services across private, hybrid, and
public clouds, as well as SaaS (News - Alert), mobile, and enterprise systems.
ForgeRock's simple-to-deploy architecture provides the scalability and
flexibility required for Axalta to build meaningful relationships with a
global customer base across a variety of industries while continuing to
deliver innovative coating systems around the world.
"In choosing ForgeRock's Open Identity Stack, Axalta reaffirms that
there is a shift in the market and identity management is about more
than just access, it's about building strong relationships," said Mike
Ellis, CEO, ForgeRock. "Our forward-looking approach to identity
management provides Axalta with the speed and scalability needed to
deploy a secure user-focused e-commerce experience."
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global provider of liquid and powder
coatings to automotive, transportation, general industrial and selected
architectural and decorative customers. Axalta Coating Systems, formerly
DuPont Performance Coatings, will continue to build on over 145 years of
experience in the coatings industry. For more information visit www.axaltacoatingsystems.com
ForgeRock creates identity relationship management solutions for the
modern Web including public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and
enterprise and mobile environments. ForgeRock products support
mission-critical operations with a fully open source platform.
ForgeRock's Open Identity Stack powers solutions for many of the world's
largest companies and government organizations. For more information and
free downloads, visit www.forgerock.com
or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at www.twitter.com/forgerock.
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