Microsoft Dynamics Partner Roundup: Identity governance; Data security, tax platforms for D365; Sales quoting

By:  Linda Rosencrance

Saviynt to Provide Identity Governance to Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium Customers

Saviynt, a provider of cloud access governance and security solutions, will integrate its cloud-based Identity Governance solution with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Saviynt’s intelligent access request, risk-based access certification and deep segregation of duty (SOD) management capabilities will augment Azure AD’s identity and access management platform.

Additionally, Saviynt will extend its Security Analyzer offering to continuously monitor and detect unauthorized access and risky misconfigurations of Microsoft Azure’s infrastructure-as-a-service objects such as virtual machines, blobs, VNETs and SQL for Azure.

“Having Saviynt’s solution integrated with Azure AD gives our customers easy access to Identity and Security Governance capabilities on demand,” said Alex Simons, director of program management, Microsoft Identity Division, Microsoft, in a statement. “In addition, Saviynt extends deep into Identity Lifecycle and SOD Management with major ERP and EMR platforms, such as Microsoft Dynamics 365, SAP, Oracle EBS/Cloud ERP, Workday, Epic and Cerner.”

NextLabs Extends Its Access Management and Data Security Platform to Include Microsoft Dynamics 365

NextLabs, a provider of data-centric security software to protect business critical data and applications, has release Entitlement Management for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (EM365).

EM365 augments the underlying security model of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite by another layer of security controls for organizations with large scale access control and data compliance requirements without the need for custom coding, according to company officials.

EM365 lets organizations add another layer of security around their critical data to ensure that users are only allowed to view and manage the information they’re authorized to see based on multiple contextual variable including geo-location, time-stamping and application, officials said.

“We are excited to extend our partnership with Microsoft to include the Dynamics 365 family,” said Keng Lim, CEO and founder of NextLabs, in a statement. “Our native integration with Dynamics 365 provides an additional level of security to safeguard highly sensitive customer, trade secret, and financial information. Customers can safely share information internally and externally – without risk of compromise.”

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Wolters Kluwer Releases CCH SureTax Integrations for Microsoft Dynamics 365

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has announced that its CCH SureTax sales-and-use tax platform now integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, as well as Microsoft Dynamics GP and NAV.

The integrations allow users to take advantage of CCH SureTax platform’s real-time and accurate sales tax calculation that enables corporate customers to manage business risk and workflow efficiency, according to company officials.

The integration of CCH SureTax with Dynamics 365, Dynamics GP, and Dynamics NAV means Microsoft customers can choose a sales tax solution that provides required accuracy and efficiency while being confident it will work seamlessly with their chosen solution, according to company officials.

“The simple and easy-to-use interface, combined with our expert implementation services, allows Dynamics 365, GP, and NAV users in a wide range of industries to take advantage of a single, cloud-based indirect tax platform with research and rules covering more than 10,000 jurisdictions in the US, its territories, and Canada,” said James Paterson, vice president and general manager, Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, US Corporate Software, in a statement.

Kastle Systems Improves Sales Quoting Process with Xpertdoc’s Customer Communication Software

Microsoft Gold Partner¬†Xpertdoc, a provider of customer communications management (CCM) solutions, has announced that security system provider Kastle Systems will use Xpertdoc’s CCM platform and Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 to streamline and modernize its sales quoting process.

Using Xpertdoc’s Connector for Dynamics 365, Kastle can manage all document activity through its CRM platform, hosted on premise and powered by Microsoft. The solution includes integration with Experlogix’s CPQ system, which ensures that all the quoting information is precise and universally applied, according to company officials.

“Empowered with Xpertdoc technology, Kastle Systems is removing the bottleneck and tiresome process of manual sales quoting in favor of a dynamic solution that improves customer communication for incoming clients and saves thousands of business hours in the process while promoting business growth,” said David Squibb, chief sales and marketing officer at Xpertdoc, in a statement.

About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.