Today we would like to share some information about our SAM Password Synchronization installation at a financial services customer. The bank, based in Poland, is a subsidiary of northern Europe’s largest financial services group. It has been providing retail and corporate banking services to the Polish market starting in the early 1990s.
With the implementation of SAM Password Synchronization, or in short SAM PS, the bank can now provide end users with access to heterogeneous platforms via a single password. In the Baltic countries subsidiaries of the financial services group already take advantage of the password management solution SAM PS. The solution helps the bank enforce its strict security policies while increasing convenience for business users and reducing the help desk’s workload.
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Identity Methods is the first IAM solution partner of Beta Systems in the UK
We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with Identity Methods. It is the first identity and access management solution partner in the United Kingdom. Our solution partners specialize in the sale and implementation of complex identity and access management solutions that require a high level of consulting.
Identity Methods is a leading provider of identity management solutions in the UK. Based in Brighton, they deliver complete identity and access management solutions using best of breed products from leading vendors. Identity Methods has expertise in Directories, Identity Management, Administration and Governance, Access, Authorization and Authentication software.
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DEVK Identity and Access Management
Access Rights and Role Assignment with SAM Enterprise Identity Manager
Simple User Administration – Even without the IT Department
More effective and efficient IAM
Giving specialist departments the ability to self-administrate certain access rights greatly reduces the workload of IT staff. The DEVK insurance group implemented this strategy for optimized access management with the help of SAM Enterprise Identity Manager from Beta Systems. For DEVK this means much simpler and faster access rights allocation across all corporate IT systems. Even employees with little or no technical skills can assume basic user administration tasks.
DEVK has been insuring German policy holders against the risks of everyday life for over 125 years. At present, the DEVK Group is tending to approximately 4 million customers, insuring them against 14 million risks across all segments.
The upcoming update to the latest SAM Enterprise Version 2.1 underscores the insurer’s goal of further intensifying ‘specialist department self-governance’: The group is planning to introduce SAM Business Process Workflow, which will enable simple, browser-based individual request processes on the department level.
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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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