Clayton County Public Schools Choose Identity and Access Management Solution from Identity Automation

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One of Georgia’s Largest School Districts Turns to RapidIdentity on AWS for On-Demand Scalability, Increased Business Agility, and Lower IT Management Costs

Identity Automation, provider of the most scalable, full-lifecycle identity and access management (IAM) solution on the market, today announced that Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) has selected RapidIdentity as a Service, an IAM suite hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to manage the identity and access of 55K students, staff and administrators. As CCPS continues to transition to the cloud, RapidIdentity will provide support for cloud-based learning applications, accelerate its one-to-one Chromebook initiative, and enhance overall security with a Single Sign-On (SSO) application portal.

CCPS' district-wide effort to advance cloud-based education technology adoption required an IDaaS solution that enables high availability for applications like Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365, while also automating administrative processes. Identity Automation’s cost-effective solution allows the district to easily deploy cloud-based applications and tools at scale, automate the provisioning of active directories, protect personal data, and ensure that students and staff are able focus on learning and teaching, rather than troubleshooting technology and grappling with support issues.

As the district has transitioned its learning environment to cloud-based applications, RapidIdentity as a service has enabled the delivery of:

  • Data security along with responsive access to information systems, instructional online applications, and technology services.
  • Full identity lifecycle management, including automated provisioning and deprovisioning and handling change administration of all users, even contractors and other external users.
  • A SSO application portal to allow teachers, students, staff, and external contractors to boost productivity with centralized access to many on-premises and cloud-based web applications.
  • Identity and access support for One-to-One Chromebook and BYOD initiatives.
  • Lower total cost of ownership by enabling CCPS to offload work to a managed service.

“CCPS is a prime example of a district that is making technology a priority and embracing the cloud to make the vision of the digital classroom a reality,” said James Litton, CEO of Identity Automation. “The need for a scalable, cost-effective, and seamless IDaaS solution has never been more integral for today’s educational organizations. With our RapidIdentity solution, the advantages of AWS, and the highly-scaleable and robust cloud infrastructure, we are able to provide CCPS with seamless and efficient technology tools to secure and advance their learning and classroom initiatives.”

For more information on RapidIdentity visit: http://www.identityautomation.com.

About Identity Automation
Identity Automation is a leading provider of Identity and Access Management software. We help enterprise, education, and government customers streamline security, limiting risk from data and network breaches, improving organizational agility, and reducing IT costs. Our flagship product, RapidIdentity actively manages user access to on-premises and cloud-based systems, and puts control of crucial security-management and governance tools in the hands of those who can use it best — employees and managers. Intuitive, lightning- fast, rapid to deploy, and easy to use, RapidIdentity is the right choice for organizations looking to streamline security in a dangerous world. Visit http://www.identityautomation.com for more information.

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