Secure and Accessible – You Can Have Both with Azure AD
Azure Active Directory is the always-on access gatekeeper
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, is an enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on, multifactor authentication, and conditional access. Its purpose is to guard against cybersecurity attacks while providing convenient access to authorized users. Azure AD helps employees sign up to multiple services and access them anywhere over the cloud with a single set of login credential.
It’s helpful to think of Azure AD as an Identity as a Service (IaaS) application — a cloud-based authentication service that ensures that those logging in are who they say they are. It allows you to maintain high levels of access security while retaining essential user privileges and access across multiple platforms and applications, both on-premises and in the cloud.
Velosio has extensive experience planning and configuring Azure Active Directory and other security applications for developers, IT professionals, and clients. Tap into our expertise to ensure your vital business data remains secure and accessible.
How Azure Active Directory Can Help Your Organization
Get Secured, Adaptive Access
Help protect access to resources and data using strong authentication and risk-based adaptive access policies without compromising the user experience.
Offer a Seamless User Experience
Provide a quick and easy sign-in experience to keep your users productive, reduce time managing passwords, and minimize friction.
Unify Identity Management
Centrally manage all your identities and access to your business applications, whether in the cloud or on premises, to improve visibility and control.
Simplify Identity Governance
Help ensure that only authorized users can access apps and data for users and admins with efficient automated identity governance.
Streamline Identity Infrastructure Administration
Simplify the experience of managing and securing your entire identity infrastructure—including Azure AD—with the Microsoft Entra admin center.
Scalable for Long-Term Success
Azure AD is available in multiple editions, each with an increasingly rich set of features that can adapt to your growing company’s needs.
Modern Security Solutions
In its gatekeeper role, Azure AD provides organizations of all sizes a simplified way of activating Single Sign-On (SSO) to Software as a Service (SaaS) applications like Microsoft 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and thousands more. Additionally, developers use Azure AD to easily incorporate a world-class identity solution into their applications.
In addition to SSO, Azure AD includes multifactor authentication, self-service password reset, privileged identity management, role-based access control, application usage monitoring, auditing and security monitoring, and alerting.
Velosio provides strategic consulting and design services to help organizations leverage Azure Storage solutions to better manage and secure their business data.
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