Forgerock And Nomura Research Institute Enter Strategic Reseller Agreement To Offer Identity Relationship Management In Japan

SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO – July 30, 2014 – ForgeRock Inc., the leading open platform provider of identity relationship management (IRM) solutions and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) announced today a partner agreement that enables NRI to resell the ForgeRock™ Open Identity Stack. As part of the agreement, NRI will offer its customers the first and only IRM platform purpose-built for delivering customer-facing solutions to any device or “thing,” on-premise or in the cloud. This partnership is in direct response to the increasing demand and opportunities in the Japanese market for ForgeRock IRM solutions.

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“This partnership is evidence of the growing market for IRM solutions around the globe and the increasing shift from traditional identity access management solutions that were built for managing employee identities behind the firewall,” said Neil Chapman, senior vice president, International, ForgeRock “By working with NRI, ForgeRock will expand market reach and leverage NRI expertise in working with the leading organizations in Japan.”

“Innovative enterprises in Japan are reevaluating how to better serve customers in today’s connected world and ForgeRock is the perfect partner that provides NRI the platform to do this,” Tatsuya Watahiki, Managing Executive Officer, NRI.  “With ForgeRock, enterprises in Japan will be able to transform their business and quickly roll out new services while taking advantage of the IRM platform. The ForgeRock Open Identity Stack provides contextual and relational intelligence to help businesses improve customer engagement, drive revenue and remove risk.”

About Nomura Research Institute

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (“NRI”, TYO: 4307) is an independent, global IT solutions and consulting services provider with annual sales of 385.9 billion yen as of the fiscal year ending March 2014. NRI’s tradition of innovation has positioned the firm as a trusted international market leader.  Leveraging NRI’s global consulting business, NRI is able to provide innovative IT solutions for financial companies, retailers and distributors.  NRI provides its customer with a unique, one-stop service called OpenStandia that includes many of the open-source solutions used by businesses. NRI provides a reliable portfolio of products, services and support to its customers. For more information visit: www.nri.com.

About ForgeRock

ForgeRock™, the fastest growing identity relationship management vendor in the world, is building secure relationships across the modern Web. Focused on using online identities to grow revenue, extend reach, and launch new business models, ForgeRock’s Open Identity Stack powers solutions for many of the world’s largest companies and government organizations. Founded in 2010, ForgeRock’s leadership team brings 80 combined years of experience in the software industry and includes open source icons and innovators, with investors from three of the leading global venture capital firms – Accel Partners, Foundation Capital and Meritech Capital. For more information and free downloads, visit http://www.forgerock.com or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/forgerock.

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