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FISCHER INTERNATIONAL IDENTITY POSITIONED IN THE VISIONARIES QUADRANT OF THE MAGIC QUADRANT FOR USER PROVISIONING

Evaluation based on Fischer’s completeness of vision and ability to execute

Naples, FL (October 6, 2010) -- Fischer International, a leading provider of identity management solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for User Provisioning report published in September 2010.

Fischer considers its placement in the Visionaries quadrant reflective of its innovation as a managed Identity and Access Management (IAM) service provider, and for its service delivery model in SaaS and cloud computing markets. Through this recognition and other recent industry accolades, Fischer has solidified its position as thought leader and innovator across small to midsized and large enterprise security markets. Fischer’s Identity as a Service® (IaaS®) solution enables any size organization to rapidly obtain the strategic benefits of identity management. The product suite achieves the security, compliance, and risk management benefits of identity management with lower overhead costs, predictable processes, “pay as you go" pricing advantages and minimum disruption to day-to-day business operations.

“We believe Fischer’s position in Gartner’s Visionaries quadrant confirms our ability to consistently offer secure identity management solutions that facilitate the flow of information without sacrificing the protection of sensitive data,” said Andrew Sroka, chief executive officer at Fischer International. “Fischer’s IaaS® solution encourages rapid deployment so organizations of all sizes can securely eliminate access control impediments and operate their business processes in an open yet secure manner.”

Fischer has a scalable, multitenant, service-based architecture that provides customers with a variety of procurement models including, Software as a Service (SaaS), on-premise, hosted and remotely managed. The flexibility afforded by Fischer’s procurement approach alleviates the complexity and rigidness that is so often associated with identity management deployments.

About Fischer International
Since 1982, Fischer International has established a solid tenure and reputation as a leader and innovator in security technology. In 2006, Fischer International Systems Corporation founded Fischer International, to focus solely on Identity Management. With its 25-year heritage in shaping the enterprise security industry, Fischer continues its history of technology leadership and innovation by bringing to market an Identity Services Platform that truly simplifies Identity Management, scales seamlessly from the SMB to the largest enterprise, and can be implemented either as a traditional software-as-a product deployment or via any outsourced delivery model. Fischer’s solutions provide organizations of all sizes with greater choice in how they derive the benefits of Identity Management, but without risk or compromise. For more information, please visit: http://www.fischerinternational.com

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Trademark Notice
Fischer International, Fischer International Identity, Identity as a Service, and IaaS are the trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Fischer International Identity.

Contact
Dennis McDermott
Fischer International
(239) 643-1500
dmd@fischerinternational.com

Sahana Jayaraman
Peppercom
415-633-3216
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