Covisint, a Compuware Company, to Detail Rapid Path to Solving Increasing Regulatory and Compliance Issues for Oil and Gas Joint Ventures

Covisint CSO to Highlight at API Conference the Increasing Importance of Identity Management Flexibility for Oil and Gas Joint Ventures, Customers and Suppliers

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DETROIT, Nov. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint, a Compuware (Nasdaq:CPWR) company, today announced that it will demonstrate at the API IT Security Conference how companies can most effectively manage oil and gas identities by quickly building trust relationships for joint ventures, partnerships, customers and suppliers. Covisint is a leading provider of identity solutions for large, joint-venture collaborations for oil and gas organizations.

Covisint CSO Dave Miller will discuss how organizations benefit from accelerating the rate at which they build trust relationships, participating in the panel discussion titled "Identity Management in the Oil and Gas Industry." Miller will demonstrate examples of Covisint's oil and gas successes, focusing on the business implications of identity management and helping attendees learn how:

  • a cross-industry identity framework reduces complexity and increases productivity; and,
  • to create an enterprise business case leveraging an oil and gas identity solution.

When/ where: 10:20 a.m., Thursday, November 11, 2010, Hilton Houston North, Houston, Texas

"The most successful extended enterprises in oil and gas are those who most quickly and effectively manage their external identities," said Miller. "The API conference is an outstanding venue since it provides the identity management tools and techniques that attendees can quickly implement to make an immediate and lasting business impact."

Event details: The API IT Security Conference will reflect on the latest issues and strategies enhancing operations. This conference provides an excellent opportunity to network with IT security professionals, and to candidly share ideas and to discuss industry challenges.

Who will benefit: Upstream oil and gas management executives for joint venture collaboration

For more information: http://www.api.org/meetings/topics/technology/it-security.cfm

As a pioneer in cloud computing and hosted identity management solutions, Covisint enables customers to simply and securely access relevant information and applications while also managing digital identities. Covisint enables this access via a single digital identity and sign-on across virtually any combination of internal and external systems and end user groups.

Covisint, a Compuware Company

Covisint, a Compuware company, enables information ecosystems that quickly revolutionize organizations by providing secure communication and collaboration between people and systems in remarkably simple ways. Covisint is a recognized cloud computing pioneer driving the on-demand revolution that helps organizations connect, communicate and collaborate with their partners -- enabling anywhere, anytime information. The Covisint ExchangeLink™ platform provides industry-specific services for identity management, collaborative portals and data exchange, as well as a third-party application marketplace. Learn more at www.covisint.com.

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