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Will Leverage Fischer’s Out-of-the-Box Compliance Capabilities to Automate the Identity-Related Requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley

Naples, FL (January 30, 2006) -- Fischer International, thought leaders in Identity Management, today announced that it has been chosen by Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. to provide an Identity Management solution that includes compliance, password management, automated provisioning, and user self service.

“Automating identity-related compliance is an important business objective for Roundy’s, and we were looking for a solution that could enforce compliance policies end-to-end and easily integrate across many systems,” said Fred Lunde, Director, IT Governance for Roundy’s Supermarkets. “With Fischer’s help, Roundy's will benefit from continuous compliance, decreased cost and reduced complexity. We will be able to take advantage of new opportunities and services while addressing a variety of business challenges using our own internal resources.”

Fischer's Identity Suite provides compliance capabilities as a core architectural component, and at no additional cost. Self-deployment and ease-of-use are also key attributes of the Fischer Identify Suite, as it is the only Identity Management solution that is built as an integration technology and entirely eliminates programming and scripting. Fischer Identity Suite 2.0’s out-of-the-box functionality and standards-based architecture provides a different approach from competitors’ cobbled-together products that incorporate several solutions.

“As a result of our next-generation Identity Management architecture, Fischer Identify Suite 2.0 is faster to deploy, easier to use, and costs significantly less than competitive products,” said Reneé Bacherman, President and CEO, Fischer International. “We have built the industry’s only completely new Identity Management suite, one that is holistic, standards-based and can incorporate new requirements as design elements rather than additional applications or modules. Compliance is one great example of a requirement that became a design feature of our solution, one which we provide at no additional cost."

About Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.

Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company with nearly $4 billion in sales and 21,000 employees. It operates 135 retail grocery stores under the Pick ‘n Save, Copps and Rainbow Foods banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. It was founded in Milwaukee in 1872 as a wholesale company. For more information about Roundy’s, visit the company website at

About Fischer International

Fischer International was founded in 1982 by Addison Fischer, a security visionary whose many accomplishments are recognized globally. Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Fischer International has a distinguished history of innovation and thought leadership in the security industry. Fischer continues this tradition by being the first to deliver the next-generation of Identity Management. The solution, Fischer Identity Suite, is built upon DataForum™, Fischer’s standards-based provisioning, approval, and compliance engine. By design, the engine is an integration technology as Fischer recognized that integration is the lifeblood of enterprise Identity Management. Additionally, compliance is organically incorporated throughout because compliance must be part of the DNA in any Identity Management solution. Like all Fischer solutions, the Fischer Identity Suite will stand the test of time. For additional information, please visit


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Dennis McDermott
Chief Marketing Officer
Fischer International
(239) 643-1500


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