active directory group management

4 Reasons for Managing Groups and Identities in a Hybrid World

Running some part of your business operations in the cloud is practically a thing in today’s world. The ability to easily extend your environment to include best-of-breed cloud applications – without the headache of having to own and maintain the application itself is not just appealing; it makes financial and operational sense.  But, as organizations shift to cloud-based applications and platforms such…

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Managing LDAP groups in the Enterprise

Managing LDAP groups in the Enterprise Today’s enterprise-sized businesses have moved beyond the single on-premises directory. The need to leverage platforms and applications that reside outside the four proverbal walls of the organization have resulted in an uptick in the use of 3rd party LDAP directories within these environment, whether hosted on-prem, in a corporate…

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Synchronizing Active Directory user attributes with an HR database

Nobody’s Active Directory is perfect.  And by “perfect” I mean with accurate identity information.  Users are an ever-changing group, they switch jobs, last names, phone numbers, cubicles, departments, and projects.  The users know this information but, guess what, IT doesn’t always. So Active Directory gets lonely and out of date.  Eventually, nobody’s identity information is…