The popularity of best-of-breed apps (such as Office 365, Salesforce, Slack, and so on), paired with the reality of on-prem systems that aren’t going away any time soon, contribute to complex hybrid IT environments that are challenging to secure. Thankfully, there are powerful identity and access management (IAM) solutions that can help IT and security teams protect both Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and on-prem resources.
To aid in the IAM evaluation process, let’s review the three primary areas where cloud-led solutions differ from on-prem-first systems:
- The time it takes to extract value from your initial investment
- The ongoing resources required to support your hybrid access needs
- The platform’s ability to future-proof your enterprise’s security posture