Active Directory

Microsoft Active Directory was the world's most popular directory service, but in its current state is unfit for the cloud era. Read more on migrating from AD to the cloud, replacing AD, or bridging AD to your JumpCloud environment.

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How Does Active Directory Work?

Dive in to learn more about Microsoft AD, how it works, and whether it is an effective tool for modern IT environments.

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What Is Active Directory Domain Services?

Learn about Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), how it works, and how to streamline identity management in modern IT environments.

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What Is Active Directory?

What is Active Directory? Discover the basics of Active Directory (AD), plus its strengths and weaknesses in modern IT environments.

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Should Microsoft Own Your Identity?

If Microsoft owns your identity, you have limited access to resources your need. Discover what this means and how JumpCloud is different.

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Why I Ditched Domain Controllers

Don’t buy a new server … you’ll save a lot of money, and you’ll get more out of JumpCloud.

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Microsoft ADFS Pricing

Evaluate Microsoft ADFS pricing and take note of hidden costs to decide if AD + ADFS is the right IAM solution for you.