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Conquering the SaaS Castle: IGA & IAM – Your Knights for Secure Admin Access

The IT landscape has morphed into a sprawling SaaS kingdom. While these applications offer a bounty of features and flexibility, managing them can be a security nightmare. Juggling dozens of admin portals, inconsistent permissions, and ever-growing credentials is a recipe for disaster.

This is where Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) steps in, acting as your loyal steward, bringing order to the SaaS chaos. In this blog, we’ll explore how IGA, alongside its trusted companion, Identity and Access Management (IAM), empowers you to secure your SaaS administration.

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Empowering End Users with SaaS Administration Without Losing Control

The realm of Enterprise IT is on the brink of another transformation, one that comes from the delicate balance of granting autonomy and retaining oversight. With the increasing adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms, businesses are recognizing the advantages of shifting certain administrative capabilities to the end users. Yet, the quest for a seamless user experience should not dilute the essence of IT governance. How can we bridge this gap?

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User Lifecycle Management in Modern Enterprise IT

As organizations increasingly adopt Public Cloud solutions and SaaS platforms, understanding User Lifecycle Management (ULM) and its associated challenges becomes essential.

ULM is essential for ensuring the security and compliance of IT systems. By managing user access effectively, organizations can reduce the risk of unauthorized access, data breaches, and other security incidents. In this blog, we’ll dive into the concept of ULM, its challenges, associated technologies, and best practices.

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Bridging the SSO-IT Management Gap in SaaS

In the expansive landscape of Software as a Service (SaaS), the ease and accessibility of SaaS has unlocked new levels of operational agility for modern enterprises. Gartner predicts that the SaaS market will reach $232.3 billion by 2024, making it one of the fastest-growing areas in the IT industry.

As organizations have embraced SaaS applications, Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions have emerged as a linchpin in managing and facilitating seamless user authentication. However, this solution has inadvertently led to a new challenge: a bottleneck at the IT Service Desk due to a lack of comprehensive management tools for these numerous SaaS applications.

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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Enterprise IT: Striking a Balance Between Control and Collaboration

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, enterprises are constantly seeking ways to optimize their operations and drive greater efficiency. One approach that has gained traction is outsourcing Enterprise IT to third-party Managed Service Providers. The theory behind this approach is the ability to leverage the expertise and abundant resources of these IT partners so that organizations can focus on the company’s core competencies. Beyond that, the thinking is that Enterprises will see benefit in terms of overall cost savings, the built in infrastructure scalability of the partner and access to cutting-edge technologies that these Managed Service Providers have access to and leverage across their customer base. However, the decision to outsource IT is not without its complexities. In this blog, we’ll explore the Pros and Cons of outsourcing Enterprise IT and discuss the importance of maintaining control, access and visibility while exploring a more collaborative model like a Shared Services approach.

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RMM 2.0 – SaaS Management Platforms

As organizations move their applications and infrastructure to the cloud, effective management of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) applications becomes increasingly important. However, traditional Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tools are not designed to manage SaaS and IaaS applications, which are accessed over the internet rather than through a local network. As a result, SaaS Management Platforms (SMPs) continue to be adopted by IT organizations that have traditionally relied solely on RMM products.

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