Dell One Identity Manager 7.0 released
By Digital News Asia September 29, 2015
- Even more modular and scalable approach to identity and access management
- Further unifies and secures access to external and privileged accounts, data, etc.
DELL Inc has announced the release of Dell One Identity Manager 7.0, which it described as a scalable, modular and integrated platform that enables organisations to unify security policies, meet compliance needs and achieve governance, while improving business agility.
The solution enables compliance through access control and segregation of duties, complete visibility, and control that is driven by identity intelligence and business objectives, Dell said in a statement.
For years, IT departments have been solely responsible for all elements of an organisation’s security strategy.
The burden on IT is even greater when it comes to traditional IAM (Identity Access and Management) frameworks, which are expensive to build and time-consuming to implement and maintain.
To meet different business unit needs, IT often works with a siloed set of narrowly-focused tools and security policies, relying on manual processes for enforcement, Dell said.
Multiple information silos not only increase the attack surface of the organisation, they also can negatively impact user productivity. When users find security workarounds, the environment becomes even more vulnerable to risk from both inside and outside the organisation.
“Organisations consistently feel daunted when it comes to implementing an identity and access management solution, as traditional frameworks are costly and time-intensive to deploy,” said Mary Woo, managing director, South Asia and Korea, Dell Software.
“Dell One Identity Manager 7.0 is a modular and integrated identity and access management solution, so organisations can deploy what they need today, and feel confident they can easily add elements as required to support future business needs,” she added.
Dell One Identity Manager simplifies identity and access management and facilitates better security decisions so organisations can control user and privileged access, govern identities, secure data, and reduce information silos and risk exposure.
It also provides auditors with real-time governance reports detailing the resources in customer environments, who has access to them, and why that access was granted and terminated.
With Dell One Identity Manager 7.0, organisations can take advantage of a single, consistent IAM strategy – based on business needs, not IT capabilities – and incorporate a modular and integrated solution onto their traditional IAM frameworks, the company claimed.
Business users benefit from a new self-service feature to manage the identity lifecycle process more easily, which further reduces the burden on IT, it added.
With the solution’s automated architecture, organisations can simplify major identity and access management tasks to a faction of the time or expense of traditional framework solutions, Dell claimed.
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