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 admins are craving a better way to control their work lives and the infrastructures that they manage. Unfortunately, this is a massive challenge The post The Foundation of IT: The Identity Provider appeared first on JumpCloud.
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What is Mac® System Management?

Managing modern system environments has never been more complicated. With so many Mac® (and Linux®) systems now being used in organizations, IT must figure out how to gain control over these devices and their users in addition to their Windows® endpoints. Yet, what is Mac system management? What does it mean for modern IT organizations? The post What is Mac® System Management? appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Enabling Compliance through Cloud Identity Management

There might not be a more important activity in an IT organization than compliance. Today’s business climate is rapidly shifting to value security and privacy for individuals and businesses. IT organizations need not look further than new regulations such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Even technology titans such as Google, Facebook, and Uber are The post Enabling Compliance through Cloud Identity Management appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Is There an Open Source Active Directory?

Microsoft® Active Directory® is one of the most popular IT management tools on the planet. However, the IT landscape has significantly changed since Active Directory was built. So, IT admins are wondering, “Is there an open source Active Directory alternative?” Afterall, it would be highly advantageous if they could modify an open source identity provider The post Is There an Open Source Active Directory? appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Identity and Access Management in Financial Services

Financial services is one of the most regulated industries around. Given that financial services firms manage people’s livelihoods, it makes sense that they take security seriously. So, it’s no surprise that identity and access management (IAM) in financial services is critical to ensuring that only the correct people have access to sensitive information. Traditional IAM The post Identity and Access Management in Financial Services appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Cloud Directory Feature: NAS Appliance Authentication

The cloud directory is a hot new area of identity and access management (IAM). In the past, everyone in this space was interested in rebranding their solution as an IDaaS (Identity-as-a-Service) solution. Now, though, it seems that the term cloud directory is the new marketing term. Regardless of the naming conventions companies want to use, The post Cloud Directory Feature: NAS Appliance Authentication appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Next Generation Identity and Access Management

IT organizations are ready for a next-generation identity and access management (IAM) platform that can effectively manage modern networks. So, it’s no surprise that the IAM market is becoming one of the most competitive markets on the planet. Yet, with so many competitors vying for a slice of this massive and critical category, the challenge The post Next Generation Identity and Access Management appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Cloud Directory Feature Identity Security

There’s never been a more risky time to be leveraging the internet and web. There are too many chances for your users to be compromised and subsequently your organization. Identities are the number one concern. It’s why the cloud directory feature identity security is so critical. In this blog post, we’ll explore how a cloud The post Cloud Directory Feature Identity Security appeared first on JumpCloud.
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Okta® Competitor

Okta® is one of the hottest new companies on the public stock market. As an Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) provider, Okta has made a name for themselves in the web application single sign-on (SSO) market. As Okta continues to chase the enterprise market, is there an Okta competitor worthy of consideration? What factors do IT organizations need The post Okta® Competitor appeared first on JumpCloud.
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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 of identity management providers (IdP), and many of them offer tremendous value to IT organizations. But, we shouldn’t just be examining the providers The post Identity Management Providers appeared first on JumpCloud.
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