Brainshark Announces Brainshark On-Demand Integration With Salesforce Identity

"Now Customer Companies Can Enable Single Sign-On Across Brainshark On-Demand, Salesforce and Any Other Web, Mobile and On-Premise Apps – Centrally Managed Through the Salesforce Platform"

WALTHAM, Mass. — October 15, 2013 — Brainshark, Inc., the leader in cloud-based business presentations, today announced Brainshark On-Demand integration with Salesforce Identity. Now generally available, Salesforce Identity delivers integrated identity services to any app, on any device – empowering CIOs to enable single sign-on across Brainshark On-Demand, Salesforce and any other Web, mobile and on-premise apps – centrally managed through the Salesforce Platform. Through this integration, business users can log in once and automatically have access to Salesforce and Brainshark – providing greater convenience for users and eliminating the need to enter and remember multiple passwords, while also making it easy for administrators to manage users across apps.

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“Many of our customers, who include companies of all sizes and across industries, rely on Salesforce and Brainshark’s suite of products across their businesses. We’re pleased to extend the benefit and convenience of using a single sign-on solution from Salesforce Identity, so users can access the core applications they need and regularly use, including Brainshark,” said David Klein, vice president of product management at Brainshark. “In this way, organizations can maximize productivity by simplifying their identity management. In addition, our integration with Salesforce Identity further expands Brainshark’s relationship with Salesforce – adding to existing integrations with the platform. We look forward to our continued work together to enable users to be even more effective in their business communications.”

“The app explosion and BYOD have created an unprecedented amount of disruption in IT, and companies need a single identity solution capable of centrally managing the growing number of apps, devices and identities accessing business information today,” said Chuck Mortimore, vice president of product management, Salesforce Identity, salesforce.com. “Salesforce Identity makes it easier than ever for our customers to extend the value of Salesforce with partner apps like Brainshark On-Demand to connect with their employees, customers and partners in entirely new ways.”

Salesforce Identity – Delivering Identity for the Connected World
Salesforce Identity provides integrated identity services to connect every employee, customer and partner to any app, on any device. Built on the Salesforce Platform, Salesforce Identity eliminates complex identity silos – enabling CIOs to deliver a simple, productive and customized user experience across every Web, mobile and on-premise app. Companies trust Salesforce Identity to centrally manage the proliferation of apps and devices that are transforming how businesses connect.

Simple, Seamless and Secure
Brainshark’s offerings have been tested, validated and documented to integrate with Salesforce Identity, making it easier than ever for IT organizations to enable critical identity and access management features seamlessly and securely. Customers can now:

?      Automatically enable single sign-on between Salesforce and Brainshark On-Demand, SlideShark, and other Brainshark products

?      Integrate with existing directory systems, including those that are on-premise

?      Create enhanced log-in security, including two-factor authentication   

Brainshark On-Demand and Salesforce Identity are both immediately available. To learn more about Brainshark On-Demand and Brainshark’s suite of products, visit http://www.brainshark.com/products.aspx. To learn more about Salesforce Identity, visit: http://www.salesforce.com/platform/identity/.

About the Salesforce Platform

Salesforce Platform is the world’s most trusted cloud platform for building enterprise apps. It powers Salesforce CRM, 1,900 partner-built apps on the AppExchange, and more than three million custom apps built by customers. More than one million developers and business analysts use Salesforce Platform to quickly build and deliver apps on any device. Offering the same services, frameworks and ecosystem that are driving the explosion of consumer apps, Salesforce Platform is bringing the app revolution to business and helping customer companies connect to customers, employees, partners and products in entirely new ways.

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About Brainshark

Brainshark sales readiness software equips businesses with the training, coaching and content authoring capabilities to achieve sales mastery and outsell the competition. With Brainshark, companies can: prepare sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching that ensures reps master your message; and empower sales organizations with rich, dynamic content that can be created quickly and accessed anywhere. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to identify and close performance gaps, and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.