ForgeRock Named a 2013 UP-START Cloud Awards Finalist

SAN FRANCISCO — Dec. 2, 2013 — ForgeRock Inc., a leading provider of identity relationship management solutions, today announced that it was named as one of three finalists for the 2013 UP-START Cloud Award for “Best Cloud Security Solution.” The company was recognized for redefining identity and access management (IAM) with its 100 percent open source identity stack used to secure next gen applications and services across private, hybrid and public clouds, as well as SaaS, mobile and enterprise systems.

The UP-START Award finalists are disruptive and next-generation cloud computing companies, who are defining cloud technology. Cloud industry experts selected finalists during a two-stage open vote, and the final round of voting will commence at the UP Cloud Computing Conference in Santa Clara on December 3, 2013.

Winners will be announced after on-site attendees vote for the most outstanding cloud solution, measured by technical innovation, marketability and likelihood to be a market leader.

“With the adoption of the cloud, enterprises are moving from traditional on-premises, employee-facing identity and access management to adopting solutions that are centered around building and maintaining relationships with customers and partners,” said Mike Ellis, CEO, ForgeRock. “Our Open Identity Stack is designed to meet the needs of both traditional identity management and the new requirements for managing customer and partner facing identity relationship management. Having our innovation recognized by the UP Cloud community, and being chosen as a finalist for the best cloud security solution, reinforces our commitment to solving the challenges of building impactful business relationships for today’s modern Web.”

About the UP-START Cloud Awards

The UP-Start 2013 cloud awards – part of the UP 2013 cloud computing conference take place December 3rd 2013 in Santa Clara. Full details on the event and the awards can be found at The UP-START Cloud Awards are established in the cloud community as the de-facto recognition platform to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of cloud computing to the business and technology community. The UP-START Cloud Awards were founded in 2010 by Cloudcor, Inc.®, to recognize extraordinary achievements in the cloud industry. These prestigious awards are defined as a result of voting by people at the heart of the cloud community, including Cloudcor’s significant LinkedIn cloud user group, comprising 250,000+ cloud professionals.Click here to join our community. For more information about the UP-START Cloud Awards, visit

About ForgeRock

ForgeRock creates identity relationship management solutions for the modern Web including public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and enterprise and mobile environments. ForgeRock products support mission-critical operations with a fully open source platform. ForgeRock’s Open Identity Stack powers solutions for many of the world’s largest companies and government organizations. For more information and free downloads, visit or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at

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