CARY, N.C. — Covelight Systems, a provider of online authentication services, is partnering with a California firm to add more capabilities to its product offerings.

Quova, a developer of geo-location data and services, will work with Covelight to provide authentication capability based on a user’s geographic location. The new service incorporates mapping of IP addresses worldwide.

Quova, a provider of Internet Protocol-based intelligence, is based in Mountain View, Calif.