Athens State University Selects QuickLaunch Platform to tackle Identity Management Challenges

Chicago, IL – Oct 15th, 2017 - QuickLaunch, a leading provider of Identity management and Single Sign-On Solutions in the US higher education industry, is delighted to announce that Athens State University has chosen QuickLaunch for Identity Solutions. As a part of this collaboration, QuickLaunch will provide its award-winning solution to Athens State University.

Students at the Athens State University will now be able to access multiple applications such as Banner, Blackboard and more using a single set of credentials, thanks to QuickLaunch Single Sign-On. They will also be able to cut IT help desk costs massively because of QuickLaunch Self-Service Password Reset tool.

Athens State University will ultimately deliver a superior user experience to its students by using the following:

  • QuickLaunch Identity Provider- Identity Provider helps own a trusted and secured identity source on cloud.
  • QuickLaunch Single Sign-On- Single Sign-On is a tool which enables users access multiple applications with a single set of credentials.
  • QuickLaunch Password Manager- Password Manager is a self-service tool for managing passwords without relying on helpdesk services.
  • QuickLaunch CAS Protocol Server (CPS)- CPS helps convert encrypted passwords to plain text, clear pass and supports CASified applications.

“We are glad Athens University selected us to tackle their Identity Management challenges and we are excited to kickstart this partnership.”, said Neeraj Kainth, CEO, QuickLaunch.

About Athens State University:

Located in Northern Alabama and founded in 1822, Athens State University is a public institution with a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,025. Athens utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and deals in over 50 different degree programs taught by understanding and quality faculty.

Athens is the premier destination for the students seeking the highest quality education at the most affordable cost. It offers schedules to meet the needs of the students whether it be day, night, weekend or distant courses.

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About QuickLaunch

QuickLaunch is the only AI and blockchain based identity-as-a-service platform (IDaaS) that transforms how cloud-savvy institutions and companies manage human and device authentication, authorization and access control. QuickLaunch leverages AI to autodetect threats and step up authentication. QuickLaunch leverages blockchain ledger to protect identities and maintain historical access control changes for automatic compliance management. More than 100 institutions and companies such as Jenzabar, Unifyed, OculusIT, New Mexico State University, Colorado Community College System, BlackBeltHelp trust QuickLaunch to protect and manage over 2,000,000 identities and access to over 3,000 applications such as Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, Box, Canvas, Blackboard, G Suite and Office 365.