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By Martin Kuppinger

Oracle Identity Cloud Service: Identity for Business Applications in the Hybrid IT

Today, most businesses are using hybrid IT, with a mix on-premises and cloud applications and services. And hybrid IT is here to stay, given that many of the legacy applications are hard and costly to migrate. Thus, Identity Services must work well for all these applications and the entire hybrid IT infrastructure. While they increasingly run from the cloud, as IDaaS (Identity as a Service), connecting back to on-premise applications and delivering comprehensive IAM capabilities for hybrid IT becomes essential. Oracle Identity Cloud Service is built for these environments, with specific strengths for the full breadth or Oracle business applications.

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1 Introduction

Cloud services have become a reality for most businesses over the past few years. For most businesses, “cloud first” has become the norm, not the ...

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2 Highlights

  • IAM challenges in supporting the hybrid IT reality of today’s businesses
  • Limitations of IDaaS solutions focused on Single Sign-On and run-time aut ...
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3 Hybrid Identity Services for Hybrid Business Systems

The hybrid reality of IT in most organizations requires a hybrid IAM that supports all business applications and services from a central point-of-cont ...

IAM must support all these models, in a consistent manner, and from an integrated set of identity services. Users must be able to access all services, ...

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4 Delivering Depth in Identity Services for Business Systems

Many of today’s IDaaS services are targeted on Single Sign-On and run-time authentication. However, without support for the administration of identi ...

There are various schemes for structuring IAM services. A common way is following the 4A approach, which splits the services into:

  • Administration: ...
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5 Supporting a Gradual Migration to the Future Cloud IT

There are different ways to migrate IAM to the cloud, supporting the future cloud IT. These need to be well-thought-out and can happen in different st ...

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6 Oracle Identity Cloud Service: Supporting the Hybrid Business

Oracle Identity Cloud Service is a comprehensive IDaaS offering with deep support specifically for Oracle business applications, but also beyond these ...

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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7 Action Plan for Shifting Identity Services to the Cloud

A migration strategy for moving from an on premises IAM to a hybrid IAM can take multiple stages. It might specifically start with building on integra ...

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