Today, Yubico is announcing the availability of its multi-factor authentication YubiKeys in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Microsoft Azure customers in the U.S. will now have access to YubiKeys to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.
“We’re pleased to welcome Yubico to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe,” said Jake Zborowski, General Manager, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”
By procuring YubiKeys on Azure Marketplace as a three-year SaaS subscription, enterprise customers will receive multi-year benefits such as easy access to YubiKey inventory, buffer stock, and automatic YubiKey upgrades. Ultimately, this helps support cybersecurity efforts for enterprise-wide authentication in Microsoft environments.
“We are delighted to partner with Microsoft to deliver a hardware solution as a software offering on Azure Marketplace to the companies the platform serves,” said Wendy Spies, Chief Growth Officer, Yubico. “This SaaS subscription gives customers a one stop shop for consolidated procurement and invoicing from Microsoft.“
Benefits of YubiKeys on Azure Marketplace
With added flexibility and volume purchase option for YubiKeys on Azure Marketplace, organizations can:
- Enjoy a simplified procurement process with the convenience of shopping for hardware and software in the same portal.
- Take advantage of single Azure Marketplace consolidated invoicing instead of managing multiple billing systems and processes with a variety of vendors.
- Utilize Opex budgets for YubiKey subscriptions instead of Capex budgets.
- Access to YubiKey on Azure Marketplace SaaS console for order and inventory tracking.
Since 2007, Yubico has pioneered hardware-based security keys while driving modern, open authentication standards. The YubiKey 5 Series supports multiple authentication protocols, including FIDO2/WebAuthn, U2F, Smart Card (PIV), OTP, OpenPGP and more, delivering a true bridge to passwordless for any organization by supporting both legacy Active Directory and modern cloud-based Azure AD environments.
Yubico is able to meet you where you are and help accelerate your Zero Trust framework, and be with you regardless of where you are on your passwordless journey. Built on trust and convenience, the YubiKey delivers phishing defense for securing enterprise authentication, reduces IT costs, offers easy deployment, and provides fast and reliable security for employees.