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COPPIN STATE MOVES IDENTITY MANAGEMENT ONLINE

By Dian Schaffhauser
28 Sep 2010 | CampusTechnology.com
Published: 09-28-2010

Coppin State University has moved its identity management function off of its own servers and onto a hosted version of software from the same vendor. The Baltimore, MD-based school will be implementing a software-as-a-service version of Fischer Identity Suite from Fischer International. The university has been using Fischer technology since 2005 to handle password reset and synching; mobile identity, roles, and network access management; and ensuring network policy compliance.

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Article Synopsis. In this case study, Campus Technology documents Coppin State University's processes and best practices for moving their on-premise deployment of Fischer Identity Suite™ to Fischer's cloud-based Identity as a Service® (IaaS®) environment. The article focuses on how the university addressed security, performance, and other concerns frequently associated with cloud services with the vendor. Resulting benefits are also discussed, including a savings of two FTEs.

Identity Management experts listed in this article:

  • Dr. Ahmed El-Haggan, VP of IT, CIO & Professor of Computer Science
    Coppin State University