Oracle Enhances Identity Management Offerings

by CXOtoday Staff    Oct 26, 2006

Oracle has added pre-built integration capabilities into its Identity Management suite to further boost its credentials and encourage customers rapidly incorporate identity management functionalities in their existing enterprise application environments.

Oracle Identity Management will offer an out-of-the-box support for its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, i-flex Flexcube, PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus solutions and Oracle Clinical and Healthcare applications.

Identity Management suite will enable corporates attain higher level of security and reduce integration costs. It will enable applications utilize identity and access management shared services via standards-based interfaces and service-oriented architectures.

Integrating Oracle Identity Management with Oracle enterprise applications will benefit security. For instance, PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management customers will be able to tighten employee related processes like hiring, delegation of specific tasks and provision employees securely and contextually across physical and logical enterprise assets and delivering self-service single sign-on.

The new support will allow Siebel applications customers with a secure platform to reconcile and link employee accounts to sales, marketing and service modules, while providing self-service portal for unified single sign-on.

Commenting on the announcement Hasan Rizvi,VP-Identity Management and Security products, Oracle said, “Integration is a significant pain point for many organizations. An essential element of identity management is its ability to be seamlessly incorporated into application architecture. By enhancing Oracle Identity Management’s out-of-the-box support for Oracle’s enterprise applications, we are providing customers with increased security, compliance automation and a seamless user experience while reducing development and deployment costs.”

While Oracle Identity Management’s out-of-the-box support for Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise and Siebel applications is available immediately,for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, iFlex Flexcube, PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions and Oracle Clinical/Healthcare,it is expected to be available in the year 2007.