Bring enterprise directory and identity management to the cloud with Azure Active Directory. Leverage Azure AD to gain a robust set of capabilities for user and group management, and secure access to applications and online services, including Office 365 and non-Microsoft software. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s multi-tenant cloud-based directory and identity management service that provides an easy-to-use solution to give your staff and partners single sign-on (SSO) access to thousands of cloud applications from Microsoft and other software vendors. Azure AD comes with features including multi-factor authentication, device registration, self-service password management, self-service group management, privileged account management, role-based access control, application usage monitoring, rich auditing and security monitoring and alerting. With Azure AD, you can capitalise on consistent, self-service application access management, so your organisation gains agility and flexibility while reducing IT cost. You also gain secure remote access to on-premises applications. Azure AD allows you to monitor application usage and protect your organisations from advanced threats with security reporting and monitoring. Your New Signature team will work with you to make the most of Azure AD, leading to improved employee productivity, streamlined IT environments and processes, improved security and reduced IT spending. Key FeaturesIdentity and access management for the cloud and on-premisesEnable secure single sign-on access to on-premises and cloud applications, including thousands of Microsoft and other apps. Easy user access to any appLaunch applications from a personalised web-based access panel or mobile app with corporate credentials. Enterprise-class protectionPrevent unauthorised access with multi-factor authentication and mitigate potential threats with security monitoring and alerts. Employee self-serviceEmpower your employees to manage key tasks such as resetting passwords or creating groups. Synchronise cloud and on-premises directoriesUser attributes can be automatically synchronised to your cloud directory from on-premises directories. High availability with 99.9% SLAGet enterprise-class scale and reliability with Active Directory Premium hosted in globally distributed datacentres.