Iraje Privileged Access Manager

Implementation of Iraje PAM in one of the largest
generic drug manufacturers in the world

- CASE STUDY PHARMA

Introduction

Customer is one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies by revenue globally. The company's key focus areas include paediatrics, cardiovascular, anti-infectives, diabetology, asthma and anti-tuberculosis. Its businesses encompass the entire pharmaceutical value chain, ranging from branded and generic formulations, APIs, advanced drug delivery systems to biotechnology. The company's drugs reach 70 countries with a footprint that covers advanced markets such as USA, Europe, Japan, Australia as well as emerging markets including India, the Philippines, South Africa and others.

In 2014, the customer was looking for a solution that helped them manage the core infrastructure spread around 20 manufacturing locations in the world with centralized control in the hands of the central IT team. They evaluated 3 solutions and post the POC they put it up for commercial negotiations in which Iraje turned out to be the one with the lowest TCO.

Key Challenges

  • Centralize control on the diverse and distributed infra they had
  • Get the security and controls around privileged accesses happening globally
  • Bring the global privileged users on a single platform for identity and access management
  • Simplify audits and global compliance requirements
  • Improve the Governance, Risk and Compliance of the organization

Iraje PAM Highlights

  • Iraje PAM was deployed at a central location and all the infra spread around the world was configured into it over the years.
  • The central team got all accesses enforced through Iraje PAM
  • All global vendors managing their IT Infra and application vendors were given access only through Iraje PAM
  • They extended Iraje PAM with one node on cloud to ensure higher availability and redundancy

Outcomes and Benefits

  • Better Governance and Controls on Privileged accesses globally
  • Integrated environment with centralized controls over 20 manufacturing locations worldwide
  • Better visibility and control on enterprise assets
  • Preventing incidents and getting faster root causes
  • Complying to global security compliance requirements
  • Overall improving the Governance Risk and Compliance of the enterprise