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Executive View
By Mike Small

Oracle Identity Cloud Service

Most organizations now have a hybrid IT environment with a cloud first approach to choosing new applications. While this provides many benefits it also creates challenges around security and administration. Managing identity and access in a consistent manner across all IT services, irrespective of how they are delivered, is key to meeting these challenges. This report covers Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) and describes how it meets the needs of organizations in some typical use-case scenarios.

1 Introduction

Most organizations now have a hybrid IT environment and a cloud first approach to choosing new applications. While this provides many benefits it also ...

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2 Product Description

Based in California, Oracle, the leading provider of database management and enterprise resource planning software, has introduced Oracle Identity Clo ...

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2.1 Oracle Identity Cloud Service Overview

Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) is intended to meet the needs of organizations in a range of typical use-case scenarios. These include hybrid IT ...

The service is implemented using a microservice architecture that is aligned with Cloud principles of Scalability, Elasticity, Resilience, Ease of Dep ...

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2.2 IDCS for SaaS

Identity Cloud Service provides single sign-on, adaptive multi-factor authentication and automated, role-based identity lifecycle management for a wid ...

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2.3 Zero Trust

Identity Cloud Service enables customers to implement zero-trust identity and access management for on premises and mainframe apps with the help of:

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2.4 IDCS Integration with on-premises Identity Management

Customers with a hybrid IT service delivery model can use the pre-built integrations with Oracle Access Manager (SAML, Open ID Connect), Oracle Identi ...

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2.5 IDCS and Adaptive Authentication

All the previously described functionality can make use of the Adaptive MFA capabilities in IDCS. This makes use of a measure of risk that can be prov ...

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2.6 IDCS and API Security

APIs are the foundation on which customers implement digital business initiatives, develop modern business applications and open up new business oppor ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

Oracle Identity Cloud Service provides a solution that will be very attractive to existing Oracle customers. It is tightly integrated with other Oracl ...

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