Identity and access management systems, sometimes also called user provisioning, access governance or identity governance and administration systems, externalize the management of users, identity attributes and security entitlements out of individual systems and applications, into a shared infrastructure.
IAM systems make the creation, management and deactivation of login IDs, home directories, mail folders and security entitlements faster, less costly and more reliable. This is done by automating business processes for as onboarding, change requests and deactivation for each user community and by linking these processes to the systems and applications that have account repositories.
IAM systems generally implement one or more of the following processes:
IAM systems generate value by applying the identity and entitlement changes produced by the above processes to account repositories, using connectors that can:
Hitachi ID Identity Manager 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).