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VMware Identity Manager enables identity management for the mobile cloud era. VMware Identity Manager is an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) offering, providing application provisioning, self-service catalog, conditional access controls and Single Sign-On (SSO) for SaaS, web, cloud and native mobile applications. VMware Identity Manager is available in two editions. The Standard Edition is packaged in Horizon 6 Advanced and Enterprise and provides SSO across Horizon RDSH apps, desktops, ThinApp and SaaS apps and is ready for integration into AirWatch environments for mobile and SaaS apps. The Horizon V6 Advanced Edition includes AirWatch Device and Registration and the AirWatch Console to manage certificate based authentication and provide the device specific adapters for VMware Identity Manager. VMware Identity Manager is included in AirWatch Blue and Yellow Enterprise Mobility Management Suites and Workspace Suite.

Using the administration console, configure the information to connect to your Active Directory. You can select users and groups to sync with the VMware Identity Manager directory. This will enable you to provide SSO to all SAML compliant apps creating a seamless end-user experience. The Active Directory connection can use Active Directory over LDAP, or Active Directory Integrated Windows Authentication. Active Directory over LDAP connection supports DNS service location lookup by default. With Active Directory Integrated Windows Authentication, you configure the domain to join. Trusted VMware enterprise grade hybrid cloud infrastructure — VMware Identity Manager was designed for the mobile cloud world for AirWatch enrolled devices providing a seamless consumer grade user experience. Establishes trust between users, devices and the hybrid cloud for a seamless user experience and powerful conditional access controls leveraging AirWatch device enrollment and SSO adapters.

VMware Identity Manager Console Management

You can use the administration console to configure your directory sync to Active Directory, managing users and groups, add resources to the catalog, and set up and manage authentication and access policies. The tasks in the administration console are organized by tabs. The user engagement dashboard can be used to monitor user and resource usage. This dashboard displays information about who signed in, which applications are being used, and how often they are being used. You can create reports to track users and groups activities and resource usage. Cloud based and on premises instances of VMware Identity Manager may federate for added flexibility. Responsive HTML5 app launcher — support any device through a responsive and suitable web app that includes simple sorting by category and favorites. Build a branded self-service app store so employees can subscribe to applications across devices with automated or manual provisioning.

VMware Identity Manager Editions

VMware Identity Manager is available in two editions. The Standard Edition is packaged in Horizon 6 Advanced and Enterprise and provides SSO across Horizon RDSH Apps, desktops, ThinApp and SaaS apps and is ready for integration into AirWatch environments for mobile and SaaS apps. The VMware Identity Manager Advanced Edition includes AirWatch Device and Registration and the AirWatch Console to manage certificate based authentication and provide the device specific adapters for VMware Identity Manager. VMware Identity Manager is included in AirWatch Blue and Yellow Enterprise Mobility Management Suites and Workspace Suite. One year of maintenance is required. VMware Identity Manager is always licensed on a per user basis. On-premises software purchase is delivered as a virtual appliance, requires vSphere and vCenter for appliance management, internal database makes deployment simple, built from the same release train as cloud version.

Application Provisioning

Application provisioning, once a new application is placed in the app catalog, administrators may auto provision to users by group, or enable self subscription. Permit subscription events to kickoff approval workflows through existing partners like Remedy. Conditional access by device allows you to distinguish between managed and unmanaged devices to allow broad access to low risk apps and then enforce device management with encryption and wipe controls for apps that contain sensitive data. Create a custom brandable web portal, VMware Identity Manager customization tool allows you to transform the self-service app store and launcher with your colors, logos, backgrounds, textures and design elements. Device analytics beyond app usage analytics, device analytics supplied through AirWatch enrolled devices permit IT to understand the intersection of apps and devices to make intelligent decisions about capacity planning and new service development. Empower employees with a self-service App Store.
VMware Identity Manager Services

Simplify business mobility with included Identity Provider (IDP) or integrate with existing on-premises identity providers so you can aggregate Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Native Mobile and Windows apps into a single catalog. Build a branded self-service app store so employees can subscribe to applications across devices with automated or manual provisioning. Establishes trust between users, devices and the hybrid cloud for a seamless user experience and powerful conditional access controls leveraging AirWatch device enrollment and Single Sign-On (SSO) adapters. Identity Manager leverages the same identity management solution as vCloud Air and the vCloud Suite, used in the most advanced data centers and private clouds.

Identity Manager is a service that extends your on-premises directory infrastructure to provide a seamless SSO experience to web, mobile, SaaS, and legacy applications. VMware Identity Manager leverages the same core identity management solution that may be seen powering VMware vCloud Air and the vCloud Suite in the world’s most advanced datacenters and enterprise-class infrastructure clouds. VMware Identity Manager was designed for the mobile cloud world for AirWatch enrolled devices providing a seamless consumer-grade user experience. Supports multiple Active Directory domains, multiple forests and different trust configurations offering extreme flexibility for integrating with existing environments.

The VMware Identity Manager administration console provides the management interface for your tenant. You can use the administration console to configure your directory sync to Active Directory, managing users and groups, add resources to the catalog, and set up and manage authentication and access policies. The tasks in the administration console are organized by tabs.

Dashboard — the user engagement dashboard can be used to monitor user and resource usage. This dashboard displays information about who signed in, which applications are being used, and how often they are being used. You can create reports to track users and groups activities and resource usage.

VMware Identity Manager used in an enterprise-grade hybrid cloud infrastructure leverages the same identity management solution as vCloud Air and the vCloud Suite, used in the most advanced data centers and private clouds. Enterprise single sign on simplifies business mobility with included Identity Provider (IDP) or integrate with existing on-premises identity providers so you can aggregate SaaS and Native Mobile and Microsoft Windows apps into a single catalog.

VMware identity management with Adaptive Access establishes trust between users, devices and the hybrid cloud for a seamless user experience and powerful conditional access controls leveraging AirWatch device enrollment and Single Sign-On (SSO) adapters. Self service App Store allows you to build a branded self-service app store so employees can subscribe to applications across devices with automated or manual provisioning. Simplify business mobility with One Touch from any device. VMware Identity Manager is a service that extends your on premises directory infrastructure to provide a seamless SSO experience to web, mobile, SaaS, and legacy applications.

The Identity & Access Management tab contains the manage and setup screens. The Manage screen allows you to set up your directory connection to Active Directory and sync users and groups to the directory. You can also configure a third-party identity provider, recover passwords for users, enable/manage authentication methods and set policies. Use the Setup screen to setup the connector service, apply customer branding, define user attributes, and define network ranges.