Enterprise identity management systems bring many benefits to large organizations and are increasingly a required feature in today's regulatory environment. Some of the important features of enterprise IdM include:
Unfortunately, despite two generations of user administration technology, enterprise identity management systems from many vendors remain difficult to deploy and costly to maintain. Many IdM projects end either in stripped-down installations or are entirely abandoned due to these factors.
This paper discusses the main challenges encountered by large organizations in deploying enterprise identity management systems, and offers solutions to help overcome each challenge.
The solutions offered in this paper are implemented in the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite.