Presenting the Results of KuppingerCole’s Recent Survey on Organizations’ Readiness for the New Digital Economy
Organizations are under pressure to change in the current age of Digital Transformation. One of the key differentiators of innovative digital business models and thus new revenue streams is the profoundly changed relationship to customers and consumers. Creating innovative consumer services, collecting and managing better customer information and even just optimizing the reach of everyday marketing activities – all this depends on the ability to manage consumer identities in a flexible, scalable and secure way.
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Finding the right balance between rigorous privacy regulations like the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation and the urgent business-driven demand to open existing (and often still entirely on-premises and siloed) Enterprise IAM infrastructures to entirely new classes of identities and applications is a challenging task that calls for a very careful assessment of the company’s readiness for such major changes.
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Successful IAM System Migration
“If you have to decide for a new house – Would it look exactly like your current home?”
The question of system migration is a boon companion for IAM customers. Over the years, some established solutions like BMC’s Control-SA and SUN’s Identity Manager had to leave the market for various reasons. For existing customers of such systems, the replacement of their current installation is becoming a compelling need for the near future. With regards to this enterprise, several vendors are advertising and promising a smooth migration from the existing legacy solution to their platforms.
They argue, that certain tools will help to automatically convert and migrate existing data configurations to the new environment. But to tell the truth, an IAM system migration is a comparable effort like moving a home. To stay in this picture: Would it be really a big advantage for you, if the mover could place your furniture in the new home without instructions, because the old ground plot could be used for the new destination?
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Mapping IAM to the Cloud: IAM is growing beyond the premises / Cloud
Identity and Access Management in the Cloud
Although the term ‘Global Village’ is already celebrating its 53rd birthday this year (according to Wikipedia, it was introduced by Marshall McLuhan in his books “The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man in 1962)” it has never been more prevailing: Looking to a typical company setup today, everything seems globally interwoven – teams, processes, IT-systems. As one of the consequences IAM systems are challenged to consider and cover this flexibility in its concepts.
The biggest attention in this structural change is probably given to the idea of Cloud Computing.
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The costs of Identity and Access Management
Beta Systems’ IAM Offering
After looking at the most important benefits of Identity and Access Management and the increased security levels you can achieve with Identity and Access Management and its strategic benefits to the enterprise I will now look in part (3) of my little blog series on “Measurable IAM benefits – an infrastructure task” at the costs of identity and access management in more detail e.g. software licenses, maintenance, implementation and operating costs. How do you do an IAM cost calculation?
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