Migrating to Office 365 can present many challenges and delays. One of the greatest is the problem of identity. How do you easily connect your existing users, groups and other Exchange/Lync information in Active Directory to Office 365, and keep it up to date? Active Directory environments can be complex and often contain incorrect or inconsistent data. If you are working with Microsoft or one of their partners to migrate to Office 365, you may be advised to go through a lengthy clean up or consolidation of Active Directory.
Migrating to Office 365 requires you to understand and resolve issues with Active Directory—otherwise you can expect delays in decommissioning expensive on-premises systems. Read this whitepaper to learn how Okta’s cloud identity service can be used to accelerate and simplify your Office 365 deployment while increasing overall security.