Toward an Identity & Context Virtualization Service: A Buyer’s Guide to Virtual Directories
This white paper is a practical guide to choosing the best virtual directory solution to meet your needs, both now and in the future. Before we dive into the details of virtual directory technology, it’s important to step back and look at the problems such technology is designed to solve. We’ll begin by exploring how identity and context are siloed across the enterprise, and see how different virtualization strategies address these issues. Then we’ll examine the common use cases for virtual directories, the essential parameters to use in evaluating them, and the questions you should address before purchasing an identity virtualization solution.