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Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure by Jochen Nickel

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Chapter 2.  Planning and Designing Cloud Identities

Having read through the first chapter, you will have realized that Microsoft Azure provides a whole bunch of functionality for Identity and Access Management. Now, after hearing the relevant business information, we will dive into the architecture of Azure Active Directory to understand the relevant concepts and design dependencies for cloud-only identities. Furthermore, we will see that small or innovative companies often follow the cloud-only strategy. This is perfectly normal, as most companies have an existing local IT infrastructure. Often you will find a domain controller and file/print services on-premises, but Azure Active Directory also provides users with important Identity Management ...

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