Additionally, SDKs (software development kits) will be provided so Select Identity can access identity data in enterprise applications such as SAP.
Finally, it will provide scheduled or ad hoc reports necessary for satisfying the auditors.
Admittedly, the integration does not mean that each of the capabilities is part of a single product or map to a single or common federated directory.
When we surveyed customers, they wanted to integrate [management of] infrastructure first, said Sai Allavarpu, director of product management and marketing for Security and Identity Management Solutions.
While they’d love a common install and UI, it is not practical because provisioning is usually in separate system from the single sign-on system, he continued. It would be nice to have that feature but doesn’t map to reality.
But at least the reporting spans across the identity management silos, providing analytics that correlate results from the access, identity, federation and provisioning systems.
The new version of HP OpenView’s identity management products is available now.
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