Software provides identity management functionality.

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Tivoli® Identity Manager v4.5 is used for managing user information and provisioning user accounts across legacy and e-business applications and systems. It centralizes, automates, and simplifies management of user information and offers Lifecycle Management, Application Integration via extensive APIs, and Workflow Designer capabilities. Users can send custom e-mail during workflow execution and create reusable drag-and-drop custom JavaScript elements within workflow processes.



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IBM Tivoli Identity Manager V4.5 Extends Identity Management Functionality While Addressing Ease of Deployment



At a glance

IBM Tivoli Identity Manager V4.5 helps you:

o Reduce the complexities of managing from multiple native interfaces by centralizing the definition of users and provisioning of user services

o Accommodate political or distributed management needs through role-based delegation of administrative privileges across organizational and geographical boundaries

o Reduce costs and ease administration burdens by providing users with self-care interfaces to perform password resets and modification to personal information

o Decrease errors inherent with manual business processes by automating user submission and approval requests

o Assimilate organizational changes such as mergers and acquisitions through the HR feed and account reconciliation capabilities

o Handle the user communities of up to tens of millions of users in an e-business initiative

o Reduce overhead on the administration of user changes by automatically managing the life-cycle of users in the environment

o Reduce integration costs by leveraging the out-of-the-box support for over 70 agents

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Overview

IBM Tivoli® Identity Manager is a powerful and scalable solution for managing user information and provisioning user accounts across legacy and e-business applications and systems. It centralizes, automates, and simplifies the management of user information.

New in Tivoli Identity Manager V4.5:

o Lifecycle Management - Capture your business process by tailoring the business logic for every event in the lifecycle of accounts and identities - or define your own events, such as revalidation, and the business logic associated with them.

o Application Integration via extensive APIs - Provides authenticated access to the Tivoli Identity Manager platform from your applications for management of passwords, identities, accounts, organizations, roles, workflow, provisioning policy, and user entitlements.

o Enhanced Workflow Designer capabilities

o E-mail activity: send custom e-mail during workflow execution

o JavaScript activity: create reusable drag-and-drop custom JavaScript elements within workflow processes

o Dynamically determine workflow participants using JavaScript

o Improved search and access to workflow context data from JavaScript

o Support for IBM Directory Integrator (IDI) - allows IDI to load Tivoli Identity Manager with HR Identity data and create endpoints for homegrown applications.

o User self-care - single sign-on to Tivoli Identity Manager console via Access Manager for e-business allows seamless access to users' personal data.

o User Self Registration - customizable reference implementation for user self registration invokes the "self-register" workflow process

Key prerequisites

Installations using WebSphere® require AIX® V5.1, Solaris V8, or Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) 2000 Advanced Server

Installations using BEA WebLogic require AIX V5.1, Solaris V8, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, or HP-UX 11i

Planned availability date

Electronic availability: September 26, 2003

CD-ROM availability: October 17, 2003

Description

IBM Tivoli Identity Manager offers a solution for policy-based identity management across legacy and e-business environments. Tivoli Identity Manager V4.5 contains significant new features that can be categorized into the themes of extensibility and integration. These features allow quick deployment through easy implementation of custom provisioning related workflows demanded by today's dynamic marketplace for identity management solutions.

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