IONA announced a partnership with Netegrity, Inc. to deliver advanced e-business security services with the IONA Suite. The IONA Suite is an e-business platform for the integration of applications and business systems inside the enterprise with applications and business processes outside the enterprise. Netegrity’s SiteMinder platform provides centralized policy management for managing users and their access to e-business applications and resources. SiteMinder protects e-business content, provides user entitlement management, authentication management and single sign-on for IONA’s e-business platform. By providing these services at the platform level, end-user applications can abstract the SiteMinder functionality consistently across a variety of technologies.