Like Active Directory, Azure AD provides authentication and access control services but has been specifically designed to support the unique needs of the cloud. Microsoft offers four editions with varying levels of functionality. This infographic outlines how they compare so you can weigh up which edition is the best fit for your organisation.
Active Directory for Windows-based Lotus shops has left administrators with yet another account to manage. Learn about the password management challenges AD brings and the benefits of enabling users to use AD as a central authentication point.
Application security professionals depend on infrastructure teams to build a secure foundation; and naming and directory services are a prime example of where this holds true. This tips explains how Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), helps assemble a solid platform that applications can trust.
Computer Weekly looks at how to find the best hybrid cloud provider for your organisation, the impact of hybrid cloud on the infrastructure manager and how Microsoft is catching up with the cloud market with Azure.
This essential guide from Information Security Magazine covers important topics around Identity and Access Management because managing proper access to applications and sensitive data becomes even more important in a recession. Download this E-Guide to learn more.
This case study describes Cisco IT's internal deployment of a storage area network (SAN) within the Cisco network, a leading-edge enterprise environment that is one of the largest and most complex in the world.
Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
So you've heard all the noise about saving capital by using public cloud computing services, but actually integrating with cloud services requires some careful planning. This transcript covers cloud integration and cloud security considerations, and it will set you up the right way to begin integrating with cloud computing services.
This paper describes how virtualization solves the issue of directory integration with an approach that is cost effective, non-intrusive, and easy to deploy. By externalizing identities into an interoperable service that can be accessed by a variety of applications, enterprises can deliver services to internal and external users at faster speeds.
This paper is a practical guide to choosing the best virtual directory solution to meet your needs, both now and in the future. Check out this white paper for a blueprint on how to evaluate virtual directories, from use cases and technical parameters to the five questions you should ask yourself before choosing a virtualization solution.