BasisOne, a member of Swicon360 group of companies and one of Africa’s first SAP-accredited hosting providers, has received a European Identity Management Award for a cloud computing solution the company implemented utilising IAM technology provided by Novell.

The award formed part of the Best IAM Project in Cloud Computing category and was presented to representatives from BasisOne by organisers of the European Identity Awards, hosted by analyst group Kuppinger Cole at the European Identity Conference 2010 in Munich recently.
These awards have been established to recognise and reward excellence in projects, through innovation and progress in the field of digital identity management.
BasisOne is a SAP application specialist organisation that focuses on the implementation, upgrade and development of business solutions through the use of SAP software. The company’s core focus is the provision of SAP Basis solutions, IDM services, specialist resources and holistic outsourced infrastructure solutions, adhering to customer specific requirements.
The company has focused its broad range of services and solutions, including SAP Basis maintenance and administration services, SAP Hosting and Outsourcing services, to ensure that clients extract maximum benefit from technology investment.
Warren Small, BasisOne business development director, says the award is a significant achievement for all those behind the entrenchment of BasisOne, its level of competitive quality and the significant advantages that its extensive solution portfolio offers the market.
“We are very excited about the award and the fact that BasisOne is recognised on a global scale for the value of its core service to existing and emerging markets. Identity Management remains a vibrant and exciting area of modern communication, paving the way forward for true cloud-based security solutions, addressing governance, risk and compliance needs of our customers. We have identified that organisations are seeking to reduce their infrastructure and application support needs.
"Through outsourcing their applications, our customers are able to reduce their total cost of ownership. By utilising our highly flexible, integrated Identity Management solution, our customers can feel rest assured that their application data is securely protected and managed,” says Small.