Directory Services

A crucial part of any identity and access management (IAM), the directory service is a cornerstone of IT. When it comes to directory services, Directory-as-a-Service has reimagined them for the modern era.

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Why Are Directory Services Important?

Selecting the correct directory service that addresses your organizations’ needs is important for the productivity and security of corporations.

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Universal Directory vs. Unified Directory

Universal Directory vs. Unified Directory: Learn the similarities and differences in both, and whether they may suit your organization.

ACTIVE DIRECTORY

Universal Directory vs Active Directory

Learn the key differences between Active Directory and Universal Directory, and what to consider when choosing between the two.

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Automating Directory Services

Automating directory services can be done with APIs and group-based provisioning to IT resources.

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Why You Should Automate Offboarding

Improper employee offboarding can spell disaster. Automating the process minimizes short-term overhead while preventing long-term catastrophe.

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Modern Directory Service Options

A lot has changed in IT over the last twenty years; IT admins are curious about modern directory services options to manage their networks.

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Best Directory Service for Mac

As Apple® deprecates major aspects of macOS® server, and perhaps even Open Directory over time, admins are wondering alternatives.

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Free Directory Services

JumpCloud is a full-fledged cloud directory service empowering IT admins with centralized user and system management.

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Free Domain Controller

A free domain controller is on the wish list of many IT admins, but with the shift to the cloud, the efficacy of the domain may be waning.

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Red Hat® Directory Server as-a-Service

After open-source developer Red Hat dropped OpenLDAP support, many are wondering if there's a Red Hat Directory Server “as-a-Service” option.

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Benefits of Directory Services

Do the benefits of directory services still exist in today’s IT environment? They do with a next-gen solution like Directory-as-a-Service.

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SaaS Cloud Directory

Called a SaaS cloud directory, a next generation IAM solution is replacing the antiquated tools of the past with platform neutral management.