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By Martin Kuppinger

Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Directory Services, Identity Federation, and Access Management from the Cloud in a single integrated solution. Extend your Active Directory infrastructure to the Cloud and manage business partners, customers, and Cloud service access in a combined service.

1 Introduction

Microsoft Azure Active Directory fits into a still relatively new category of products (or, more correctly, services), which best are described as Clo ...

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2 Service Description

Microsoft Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s offering for Cloud IAM. As the name indicates, it is based on the Microsoft Azure platform. However, ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

Microsoft is the major player for on-premises network directory services that provide the core services and primary authentication within local networ ...

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