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4. Azure Active Directory and Multitenancy

Thurupathan Vijayakumar

(1)Colombo, Sri Lanka

Based on the general definition available in the web sphere, software multitenancy is defined as – “single instance of software serving multiple tenants, where a tenant is defined as group of users sharing common access and privileges.” Though it is pragmatically hard to define what a single software instance is, it is quite common in the industry to address solutions as multitenant solutions based on their capabilities of handling different group of users; in enterprise SaaS solutions, often these groups are either different organizations ...

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