With more than 95% of Fortune 1000 organizations using Windows Server Active Directory on-prem, the industry would likely prefer not to reinvent the wheel or recreate all of their identities. The good news is that they don’t have to becausethis is exactly what AAD provides in a secure and comprehensive way. AAD combines directory services, advanced identity governance, application access management, and a developer’s identity management platform.
Let’s look at 4 key scenarios for AAD that organizations of all sizes will likely face as they manage identities in the public cloud:
- Many applications, one identity repository.
- Managing identities and access to cloud applications.
- Monitoring and protecting access to enterprise applications.
- Personalizing access and self-service capabilities.