Efficient User Management

The consultancy recommends that process-oriented solutions with automated Leverkusen, October 14, 2008 – by the technological changes in the enterprise such as about the ongoing virtualization is one of the overarching management of users and their rights the duty program. Also the increasingly dynamic change of IT, as well as enhanced initiatives to the business process orientation require many automated processes across all systems. Classic solutions based on centralized directory, comply with actual rarely”, judge centracon Robert Gerhards from the consulting firm. You are not only inadequate, but at the same time also very time consuming and expensive”, he describes. A process-oriented management of identities was necessary especially due to the new legal requirements to EuroSOX the companies would have to critically rethink their solutions in the user management. Gallagher points out that nowadays the figure more common organizational Changes in the systems and applications to complex and partly manual processes leads. The revision security and transparency of the corresponding changes will reduced significantly.

This requires a new approach based on a process-oriented automation of the companies, modular and without changes to the infrastructure or organization slim can realize their identity management solution. Such process-oriented automation solutions for identity management should have the following characteristics according to the centracon consultants: current processes quickly and simply reproduce complete mapping of end-to-end processes by applying to the equipment in the system applications and systems seamlessly connect users and rights management automate processes through intelligent workflows control the traceability of the processes achieve compliance and audit requirements adhere to simple scalability in terms of the scope of the user accounts to manage. According to the market analysis of centracon xTigo has currently the solution to a such performance profile that corresponds to the requirements of efficient management of identities and rights. The xTigo automation automates framework the processes by means of predefined workflow as modular and open framework. At the same time, it controls the necessary for every process step jobs in the technical systems such as Active Directory, software distribution, HR or mail system. Retired employees are automatically excluded from all IT systems.

Integrated auditing security xTigo makes to understand what employees at which time had what permissions. Due to the workflows that are pictured in the identity management solution, she can be dynamically adjusted the infrastructure and processes of the company. The xTigo interfaces allow the integration into other systems in addition to standardize the corporate identity management. About centracon: Solutions for flexible and cost-efficient deployment and management of IT jobs and applications characterize the core competencies of centracon. Our consulting spectrum extends in addition to the classical optimization and standardization workplace infrastructures by implementing innovative technology solutions such as application virtualization and virtual desktops, to process and infrastructure automation to innovative business solutions such as, for example, user-self-service concepts. Customers include, for example, Bayer AG, FinanzIT, fiducia IT AG, GAD eG, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Swisscom IT services, Sony, and various federal agencies such as the Federal Ministry of the Interior.