Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Identity and Access Management Solutions -Securing Corporate Data

380 views

Published on

Technological innovation over the years have led business enterprises move towards solutions which are scalable, provide anytime anywhere access and faster to deploy. The advent of cloud computing solutions has helped the enterprises in achieving this objective even without any assistance from IT experts.

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Identity and Access Management Solutions -Securing Corporate Data

  1. 1. Identity and Access Management Solutions -Securing Corporate DataTechnological innovation over the years have led business enterprises move towards solutions which arescalable, provide anytime anywhere access and faster to deploy. The advent of cloud computing solutionshave helped the enterprises in achieving this objective even without any assistance from IT experts.Gartners research suggests that by the year end more than 27 percent of enterprises will have movedover to such flexible and scalable IT solutions.However, even with such high standards and best practices, information security is an issue which loomslarge over the service providers. This being one of the most challenging factors in todays businessenvironment, enterprises needs to take adequate steps in infrastructure management to ensure a secureaccess into the corporate network. Identity and access management (IAM ) is a process used in todaysbusinesses environment to authorize access to employees and others to secure systems. This integratesthe work flow systems and involves organizational think tanks for effective working of the securitysystems. By involving people, technologies, policies and processes IAM facilitates IT professionals tomanage and control digital identities and specify accesses to different resources.Being the cornerstone of security and collaboration on the World Wide Web or any other networksystems, identity and access management has gained importance in enterprises as well as in green datacenters. With enterprises required to adhere to regulations and compliance requirements such as t theHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and a number of others, business enterprisesare looking towards IAM more than before.Identity and access management offers the enterprises a number of advantages. Besides facilitatingbusiness value and security enhancements, it increases work productivity resulting in reduction in theworkload. Providing the right people the right level of access at the right time is very critical for anybusiness and identity and access management makes it easier, less time consuming. The serviceproviders of identity and access management aim towards providing the employees, partners orcustomers increased accessibility and seamless management of the lifecycle of the identities within theenterprise.To keep pace with the competitive business environment, organizations tend to deploy a number ofapplications from various vendors. This leads to incompatibility, inconsistency, increased risk of identity
  2. 2. thefts, unauthorized access etc. Under such circumstances, the identity and access management solution provides the enterprises with benefits such as : · Enhanced user experience and productivity · Empowerment by simplifying the access across various applications · Ensures efficiency of IT and information management · Reduces replication of information by leveraging on existing infrastructure · Established accountability and privacy · Increases application agility The identity and access management solutions offer the organizations increased focus to information security. Further by reducing time and resources for administering user IDs passwords for secure access it helps to minimize the productivity time lag and ensure good returns on investment.Related Links: green datacenter, end user computing

×