Oracle announced the latest release of the Oracle Identity Management platform, Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 2. According to Oracle, Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 2 delivers a complete, open and integrated Identity Management solution with enhanced features that enable customers to comply with the latest regulatory requirements, secure critical applications and sensitive data and streamline password management for high risk accounts, in addition to still lowering operational costs.
“Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 2 addresses key new business requirements such as integrating with social identity to power customers’ marketing plans or safely expanding their offerings through mobile with our new access solutions,” Marc Boroditsky, vice president, Oracle Identity Management, tells 5 Minute Briefing.
The new release brings together Oracle’s portfolio of Identity Management offerings, consolidating them into three main categories designed to help customers improve performance and operational scale. The categories include:
- Oracle Identity Governance to address access request, provisioning and certification with a simple common user experience built on single platform powered by rich analytics to meet an organization's compliance, governance and security needs which now includes Oracle Privileged Account Manager;
- Oracle Access Management, which offers end-to-end user authentication and authorization protection, including new features such as native mobile security and single sign on, support for Social Sign-on (Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn), and the REST API for custom and mobile application development, support for multiple identity stores and multi-datacenter configurations, enhanced third-party integrations, and enhanced fraud detection;
- Oracle Directory Services with new features, including proximity-based searching and virtual attributes enable frequent updates to the directory made by location based services to support mobile and social applications; an optimized solution for Oracle Unified Directory, featuring carrier-grade scalability and reliability that enables breakthrough performance for cloud, mobile and social ecosystems; all-in-one capabilities that unify storage, proxy, synchronization and virtualization allowing flexibility for enterprise and large scale deployments with a smaller footprint that simplifies management and installation while helping ensure interoperability with a wide range of hardware and operating systems.
“Our self-service, scalability and strong security make us incredibly relevant in helping customers to secure the new digital experience,” notes Boroditsky.
More information is available about Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 2.