cloud directory

What is a Cloud Directory?

As cloud adoption in IT continues to rise, vendors are introducing cloud directory offerings to the space. Some of these, however, aren’t exactly what you’d expect. This head scratching has led IT ...
The Need for Director services in the cloud

The Need for Directory Services in the Cloud

Directory services have traditionally been on-prem implementations. In fact, many IT organizations are skeptical that a completely cloud-based identity provider (IdP) is even possible. However, as core IT solutions shift to the ...
A Simple Approach to Cloud IAM

A Simple Approach to Cloud IAM

Identity and access management (IAM) can be challenging in modern IT organizations. With cross-platform system environments, web and on-prem applications, various file storage systems, and networks spanning numerous locations, IAM has never ...
The Foundation of IT The Identity Provider

The Foundation of IT: The Identity Provider

We often hear the phrase, “Work on what is important, not necessarily urgent.” IT organizations know this axiom all too well. In a business that is highly interruption driven and reactive, IT ...
Identity Management Providers

Identity Management Providers

The identity management market has been around for a while. As a result, it comes as no surprise that there is a lot of competition in the market. There is an abundance ...
outsourced identity provider

Outsourced Identity Provider

An outsourced identity provider (IdP) can be highly advantageous for cloud-forward IT organizations. The challenge for IT admins is to find an outsourced identity provider that can replace on-prem IdPs like Microsoft® ...
identity management for nonprofit organizations

Identity Management for Nonprofit Organizations

We all know that nonprofits are under intense financial pressure. They have limited budgets, but they also need to function in the modern economy, especially when it comes to their IT infrastructure ...
web idp

Web IdP

Following the transformation of the IT industry can be rather complex. Over the course of the last two decades there have been some significant changes in the IT landscape, and... The post ...
core identity provider

One Core Identity Provider

In an age of complexity with IT networks, simplicity is a virtue. When it comes to directory services, that translates to having one core identity provider (IdP) to regulate access... The post ...
managed identity services

Managed Identity Services – Directory-as-a-Service

Identity services began to emerge in the mid-1960s when the first computer password was implemented at MIT (Wired). A lot has changed since then. Since the introduction of Active Directory®... The post ...
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