ZEROPIU was founded in 1994 as a company specializing in IT, doing system engineer activities for the earliest Italian internet providers (Athena 2000, Czech OnLine, ITnet and the first experiences Infostrada, just to name a few) to build the necessary technological infrastructure as well developing applications, including Web sites and portals, which took advantage of these new network technologies.
ZEROPIU identified, from the very first lines, the need to combine the communications revolution with a revolution in information security, working on important integration between corporate networks and the more and more widespread Internet.
In its history the company has gradually addressed the different levels of security: from the first project dedicated to the perimeter security of large infrastructures to the application and data security and also to the management of electronic identities. In this regard ZEROPIU, already in '96, realized innovative projects in the access control area, according to and sometimes anticipating, the market IT security needs.
With the development of the World Wide Web came the first requirements of centralized access control and single sign on infrastructures, especially in those projects dedicated to systems integration and interoperability of the internet / intranet applications. It dates back to 1999, the partnership agreement at European level with Netegrity (acquired by Computer Associates in 2004) which many projects based on SiteMinder technology were realized with, at that time the undisputed leader for Web access control solutions.
The technological evolution, unstoppable in the early twenty-first century, has brought the focus on access to business applications (now mainly accessible via web interface), on the relationship between different access grant to applications and business roles and their whole management.
Also in this area ZEROPIU has been at the forefront, implementing Identity Management, User Provisioning and Role Management projects and custom solutions.
It is known that information technology is evolving rapidly and the world of security is among those with the greatest speed. ZEROPIU continuously strives to improve the safety of the data itself, the true value of the information society, in the different areas where this can be achieved.
By virtue of its history, embodied in numerous projects in Italy and Europe as well as in the richness of his experiences built on the constant growth of its resources, ZEROPIU is not only among the few companies able to offer teams specializing in each vertical sectors composing its offering but is also capable of addressing the various issues of security with a vision that embraces all aspects involved.