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UNIVERSITY PUSHES ID MANAGEMENT TO THE CLOUD

By Linda L Briggs
30 Sep 2010 | CampusTechnology.com
Published: 09-30-2010

Moving a university's mission-critical ID management solution to the cloud requires something of a leap of faith. For Coppin State University, the leap also required a hands-on, several-months-long proof of concept with a trusted vendor to convince the small university that the solution would work.

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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
  • Andrew Sroka, CEO of Fischer International Identity