Vanguard Authenticator™

Authenticator is a protocol converter and LDAP directory. This middleware allows for simplification and centralization of security authentication services.

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Allows software on heterogeneous platforms to link to and use proven authentication, authorization and auditing capabilities of a z/OS Security Servers using a standard API.

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Automates password authentication, and authenticates users from nearly any system or hardware device – the same password is used to safely sign on to multiple systems in the enterprise.

ez/Token leverages your current investment in your existing multifactor authentication.

A low cost multifactor authentication solution that generates a one-time, time-sensitive passcode to any mobile device.

Vanguard Authenticator is a scalable, modular and integrated authentication solution that enables enterprises to control authentication and authorization to their enterprise.

  • Can you control access to your entire IT infrastructure from a single centralized, secure location?
  • Decrease the security threat, control enterprise-wide access from a centralized secure location.
  • Keep your company and your employees connected and authenticated.


  • Simplifies administration of security for a diverse set of devices and protocols.
  • Allows z/OS Security Server to control access to a wide variety of devices and protocols.
  • Reduces the complexity by reducing the number of passwords required.



  • Centralizes authentication requests from many applications, devices and operating systems.
  • Provides conversion of multiple authentication protocols.
  • Processes all incoming authentication requests and performs authentication.
  • Integrates with other Vanguard security solutions optimizing security environment.
  • Performs as a LDAP virtual directory.