Many organisations have taken to synchronising users’ Active Directory passwords across all the systems which end users log onto. Unfortunately, password synchronisation does not solve the challenge of having multiple passwords, or enable single sign-on.
With password synchronisation, users are able to have a single password that provides access to multiple systems they use, but they still must log on every time to each system.
It is obviously logical to base any single sign-on effort around each employee’s user IDs and passwords that they use when they log on to their Windows desktop each day. Active Directory does enable true single sign-on, but only to Windows-based and Windows-hosted applications, so other systems like Cisco VoIP communications are not covered directly.
Extension Mobility is a key part of mobility requirements for the modern business within Cisco Unified Communications environments.
The ALM Single Sign On (SSO) solution from Cisco Select Partner RSconnect secures your Cisco IP telephony, and is a must-have for companies using Cisco IP Telephony devices, Cisco Unified Communications (CUCM) and Cisco CallManager technology (CCM).
Most importantly, ALM software can be added on top of your existing Microsoft Active Directory integration, is easy to use and improves the internal security policies within your organisation
ALM single sign-on (SSO) software can be installed within 30 seconds, does not require any administrator or technical skills, and will work out of the box using your existing Cisco IPT phone’s Extension Mobility settings. ALM is also compatible with Cisco CUCM 7.x, 8.0 and 9.0.
ALM avoids the requirement to enter a Username and PIN at your IP phone device by installing a small Windows application in the PC System Tray
A fully functional evaluation version of ALM software is available for download, completely free of charge.
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