Office 365™ Integration with Identity Management

Office 365™ Integration with Identity Management

Organizations are moving to Microsoft® Office 365™ en masse. Microsoft is pushing everybody to be a customer of their cloud productivity platform, but as we all know, you can still use the local version of Office® as part of the Office 365 suite. As the classic productivity suite is moving ... Read More
GPO Competition

GPO (Group Policy Object) Competition

The concept of Group Policy Objects (GPO) has been a brilliant one for Microsoft® Active Directory® (AD). The ability to manage user controls on an as-needed basis for Microsoft Windows®-based users and systems is ideal for many IT admins. As the IT landscape has shifted away from Windows to other ... Read More
System Management Tool

System Management Tool

Mac or PC? It’s a common question for new hires at many corporations. For the IT admins at those companies, however, it can be a source of consternation. It used to be that Microsoft® Windows® dominated the network, but today, Mac® and Linux® are becoming quite popular. Additionally, networks have ... Read More
Identity Management Migration

Identity Management Migration

The landscape of IT is one that is constantly evolving, challenging enterprises to find the best ways of maintaining security and managing user identities. Because of this, the traditional, on-premises methods of identity management have proven to be too cumbersome for some IT organizations, and many feel that now is ... Read More
AWS Cloud Directory vs AWS Directory Service

AWS Cloud Directory vs AWS Directory Service

Since 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS®) has been a very active player in delivering on-demand, cloud-based computing solutions. Yet, with a variety of products like Cloud Directory, Directory Service, Simple Directory Service, AWS Single Sign-On, AWS IAM, and more, Amazon’s identity management portfolio can be confusing. Today, we will talk ... Read More
Azure® Active Directory® Competitor

Azure® Active Directory® Competitor

Many consider Microsoft® Azure® Active Directory (AD) an industry juggernaut when it comes to cloud user management, especially in Windows®-based environments. While Azure AD is good at managing all things related to Azure, it is not the cloud replacement to the original Active Directory® many thought it would be (Spiceworks) ... Read More
Why Implement Identity Management?

Why Implement Identity Management?

While it may be rhetorical nowadays, some IT organizations are still wondering, “Why implement identity management?” This question is one that is on the mind of any corporation, be it a small startup or a multinational empire. For most, identity management solutions are already in place. Some cases use a ... Read More
Better Single Sign-on

Better Single Sign-On

Is there a better single sign-on (SSO) approach available in the market? Many IT admins have either considered or used a wide variety of web application single sign-on solutions (including those from Amazon®️, Microsoft®️, and Google among many others). But, with the changing nature of IT, some are asking, is ... Read More