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.
Server provisioning can be transformed by the Veritas Provisional Manager, but many users stumble when trying to implement the Provisional Manager across multiple sites. Learn the considerations that should be evaluated prior to implementation.
Qumranet is bringing to the market a solution that is optimized specifically for desktop deployment using a virtual desktop architecture leveraging the KVM hypervisor native in the Linux kernel.
This benchmark evaluates Oracle Internet Directory performance under scales and throughput rates representative of those encountered in production use in both the communications industry and as part of large scale delivery architectures.
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 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.
A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.