Enterprise Identity and Access Management (IAM) is defined as a set of processes and technologies to effectively and consistently manage modest numbers of users and entitlements across multiple systems. In this definition, there are typically significantly fewer than a million users, but users typically have access to multiple systems and applications.

Typical enterprise identity and access management scenarios include:

  • Password synchronization and self-service password reset.
  • Identity and access management (IAM), including identity synchronization, auto-provisioning and automatic access deactivation, self-service access requests, approvals workflow and consolidated reporting.
  • Enterprise single sign-on -- automatically filling login prompts on client applications.
  • Web single sign-on -- consolidating authentication and authorization processes across multiple web applications.

Hitachi ID Identity Manager manages the lifecycles of identities, accounts, groups and entitlements. It includes:

  1. Automatically granting and revoking access, after detecting changes on systems of record.
  2. A web portal for access requests, profile updates and certification.
  3. Full lifecycle management for groups and roles on target systems.
  4. A workflow engine to invite people to approve requests, review access or complete tasks.
  5. Policy enforcement related to SoD, RBAC, risk scores, privacy protection and more.
  6. Reports, dashboards and analytics.

Hitachi ID Identity Manager includes connectors to manage users, groups and entitlements on over 130 kinds of systems and applications, on-premises 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).

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