A user provisioning system is shared IT infrastructure which is used to pull the management of users, identity attributes and security entitlements out of individual systems and applications, into a shared infrastructure.
User provisioning is intended to make the creation, management and deactivation of login IDs, home directories, mail folders, security entitlements and related items faster, cheaper and more reliable. This is done by automating and codifying business processes such as onboarding and termination and connecting these processes to multiple systems.
User provisioning systems work by automating one or more processes:
As well, a user provisioning system must be able to connect these processes to systems and applications, using connectors that can:
Hitachi ID Identity Manager is manages the lifecycles of identities and entitlements. It includes:
Identity Manager includes connectors to manage users and entitlements on over 120 kinds of systems and applications, on-premise and in the cloud.
These capabilities are accessed via a web portal, compatible with both full-screen browsers (PC, tablet) and smart-phones (via mobile app).