SoftLayer® Rolls Out VeriSign® Identity Protection

January 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer® Rolls Out VeriSign® Identity Protection 

SoftlayerWeb Hosting ToolboxDALLAS — SoftLayer Technologies® today began offering the VeriSign® Identity Protection (VIP) two-factor authentication system as an additional layer of security protecting customer account access. SoftLayer is an infrastructure as a service provider, and allows customers to manage their entire IT environment via a proprietary Customer Portal. With VIP, customers can now require a second level of authentication to log into the Portal.

“Our customers want the highest assurance their infrastructure is protected. Authentication is key to that confidence,” said George Karidis, Chief Strategy Officer for SoftLayer. “VIP provides a powerful safeguard against unauthorized access, protecting our customers from the costs and challenges of online fraud and malicious activity.” Read more