EMC Corporation Has Acquired Aveksa

Posted Jul 9, 2013

On Monday, EMC Corporation announced that they have acquired Aveksa Inc.  Aveksa is a leader in business-driven Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions.  Aveksa will be rolled into the RSA security division as part of the RSA Identity Trust Management product group.  The terms of the deal was undisclosed.

As a combined company, RSA and Aveksa will be able to offer the ability to automate the complete identity lifecycle of users from a business-driven perspective.  Customers will get a unified dashboard to manage, control, and deliver access while enforcing identity and access policies across the cloud and enterprise.

“We are excited about joining the RSA team and the strategic alignment between our organizations. Over the years, our customers have benefited from Aveksa’s comprehensive, business-driven IAM solutions. Together with RSA, we can continue our journey to adaptive identity management that addresses today’s ever-evolving access challenges. We will continue to provide our customers and the broader market with best-in-class solutions that reduce business risk and enable efficient operations,” stated Aveksa Corporation chief executive officer Vick Vaishnavi.

This acquisition is not expected to have an impact to EMC GAAP or non-GAAP EPS for the full 2013 fiscal year.