A Federated Identity & Directory Service
Solving the Identity Fragmentation Challenge
If identity information from all the diverse data sources in your infrastructure could be integrated into “one version of the truth,” a host of benefits would be achievable: Enhanced security, single sign-on, faster authentication, smarter authorization and a better, more customized customer experience.
But the reality of your current identity infrastructure is fragmentation, with many types of identity data sources, including LDAP, AD, SQL, APIs. Working within such a diverse infrastructure leads to a classic n-squared problem where companies try to make many hard-coded connections to many different sources, each with its own security protocols and data access requirements—and just end up with costly custom deployments and even greater complexity. An integrated view of identity—one repository where all the identities exist with no duplicates—seems like an impossible goal.
Federation Standards Won’t Solve Issues in the Identity Infrastructure
With the adoption of federation standards—SAML 2.0, OpenID/OAuth, OpenIDd Connect—a marked improvement has been made in terms of funneling access requests for applications to a common Identity provider (IdP) layer. However, for most medium-to-large organizations, extending the reach of an existing IdP has been a challenge due to the distribution and variety of identity sources. Without some form of identity integration layer behind the IdP to address fragmentation issues, the potential benefits of a flexible and scalable identity layer can’t be achieved.
You Need Federated Identity to Solve the Identity Integration Challenge
The RadiantOne FID federated identity and directory service based on virtualization keeps identity at the center and provides you with a complete, flexible system for virtualizing, rationalizing, storing, and delivering the different views needed by your applications.
RadiantOne FID gives you a truly integrated identity infrastructure, providing you with an innovative solution to the fragmentation challenge so that you can achieve faster authentication, smarter authorization, and the kind of customized user experience your customers now expect.
- Learn more about how this federated identity and directory service delivers a hub for all your identity, no matter where or how it’s stored.
- Check out our Buyer’s Guide to Identity Integration Solutions.