Common Deployment Patterns

OpenIAM can be utilized to support a varied set of business requirements which are summarized below. In some cases, a hybrid approach such as supporting both employees and customers is required. This too is supported. This section below is organized by these common use cases in order to simplify the process to find relevant information.

Use caseDescription
Workforce IAMWorkforce identity and access management solutions manage and governs access to systems for a diverse user base which consist of employees and contractors as well system accounts. Systems include both solution which are both on-premise and in the cloud. These solution also improve end-user security and productivity through SSO, Self-service portals and MFA.
Customer IAMCustomer Identity and Access (CIAM) solutions enable organizations to securely deliver access to applications or service for external users (customers, vendors, etc.). Common features in a CIAM solution include: customer registration, self-service account management, consent and preference management, single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA), access management, and delegated administration