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Large global petrochemical, solvents company in SA modernises identity and access governance with Omada


Johannesburg, 09 Nov 2020
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Omada, recognised by Gartner as a market-leading provider of solutions for identity and access governance, and local partner Integralis IT Consultancy, have been reselected to extend and modernise the identity and access management solution for a global, multinational petrochemical and solvents company in South Africa.

The South African-based petrochemical firm first implemented the Omada Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution over 10 years ago. Following strong growth across the globe, the company now reaffirms its commitment and trust in Omada, and its local partner, Integralis IT Consultancy, by upgrading to the latest version of the Omada Identity Suite and extending integration into more on-premises and cloud services.

Increased governance, compliance and administration requirements via the upgraded Omada platform drove the need as the European GDPR legislation puts pressure on companies to take responsibility for protecting identity and personal information, among others.

The company manages the entire identity life cycle of its 35 000+ users, manages the access processes across 20 000 resources, and performs regular recertification of over 1.5 million assignments.

To quote the company’s identity, governance and administration process owner: "Since deploying Omada in 2008, we have reduced manual effort in provisioning and de-provisioning tasks by more than 60%, and in doing so, also reduced operational cost. At the same time, we increased our compliance levels and found that internal auditors were happy with the immutable reports provided by the Omada platform. We look forward to the new version and all the new capabilities and features the platform has to offer.”

Integralis IT Consultancy’s Director and CTO, Quinton Hughes: “It has been quite a journey with Omada and our customer over the last 12 years. We have been fortunate enough to work with highly skilled and professional individuals on both sides. Our customer has adopted the solution into their daily business processes quite easily and the impact the Omada IGA solution has made in terms of operational efficiency and increased security and compliance can be seen everywhere you look in the company. As an Omada reseller and deployment partner, we cannot be more excited about the latest version that brings a completely new user interface, simplified integration and enhanced security features.”

Omada pioneered an agnostic yet definitive framework for identity governance and administration, called IdentityPROCESS+, which details the best practices to consider across multiple domains within identity and access governance. Each of the domains have relevant, specific processes and best practices to consider.

Identity Governance and Administration domains within the IdentityPROCESS+ framework.
Identity Governance and Administration domains within the IdentityPROCESS+ framework.

To download your free IdentityPROCESS+ eBook, please visit https://www.integralis.co.za/ebook 

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