Case Studies

KCP&L Leverages Forum Sentry for Smart Grid API Security and Secure SSO

KCP&L is an American energy company that provides clean, reliable and affordable energy to more than 1.5 million customers in the Midwestern United States.

New “Smart Grid” technologies allow for two-way communications between utility companies, their partners, and their customers. The Smart Grid has many benefits: improved efficiency of transmitting electricity, quicker restoration of electricity after disturbances, increased integration of renewable energy sources, reducing overall operations costs, improved customer visibility and control, and many others.

“By adopting Forum Sentry as its API Security and SSO solution, KCP&L has been able to ensure that over 20 million daily Smart Grid data transactions are secure.”

Learn more about how KCP&L leverages API Security and Secure SSO using Forum Sentry to secure the Smart Grid.



Belden Solves Complex IAM and SSO Challenges using Forum Sentry

After evaluating over 10 other industry vendor IAM products, Belden selected Forum Sentry as its IAM and SSO solution because Forum Sentry was the only product able to successfully solve all of their complex SSO integration scenarios and provide a single security model and SSO authentication across all applications including internal applications such as Tableau and SharePoint, mobile applications, and cloud applications such as

Belden’s challenging use cases demonstrate the unique ability of Forum Sentry to provide the most comprehensive set of built-in identity capabilities available on the market.




WellCare Leverages Forum Sentry to Securely Share APIs

By adopting Forum Sentry as its solution, WellCare has been able to give members, internal customers and third-party partners real-time access to critical information; ensure security of that data; and adhere to the exacting regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).




HAMBS Leverages Forum Sentry to Securely Expose APIs

HAMBS sought to securely expose their APIs to private health insurance funds, third parties and internal clients. Learn why HAMBS chose Forum Sentry as the cornerstone of their infrastructure modernization initiative.



Vodafone Utilizes Forum Sentry for Two-Factor Single Sign-On

Vodafone, one of the largest global telecommunications companies, needed a secure way for internal and external employees to access their database using two-factor authentication.




Synovus Simplifies Mobile Banking and Optimizes SSO and Federation with Forum Systems

Forum Sentry helps scale mobile banking, unify enterprise applications

Synovus had many disparate applications serving multiple lines of business, where information needed by each centralized application was fetched either by batch process or application-centric functions. As a result of increased real-time data requirements and the velocity of data change needed within the organization, the Synovus technology team adopted a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). The migration to SOA allowed Synovus to rely on interoperable services with well-defined business functionality built on software components that can be reused for different purposes.



SaaS provider hooks frats to Facebook with help from SOA appliances

James Denman, SearchSOA

A Software as a Service (SaaS) provider specializing in financial and information services for Greek fraternal organizations has tapped into Facebook to provide its fraternity and sorority users with easier updates to information. At the same time, it has tapped into a rack-mounted SOA appliance to provide security and federation services.

OmegaFi is a SaaS specialist that offers a range of services tailored to the Greek crowd. OmegaFi was founded on chapter and alumni management tools but the portfolio has grown to include fundraising tools as well as information management services.



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