You can no longer consider AD as just AD… it’s a path to m365. PAM, SCCM, LDAP are moving to it. health/security tools are hybrid. Those bundles all include MS Office, and that limits choice.
LDAP integration w/ AD was the way other than straight Google; now Google has optionality
Important for MSPs that want to expand their business beyond M365
Google’s own sign-in or cloud identity … now → partner IdPs
Google recognizes that one size doesn’t fit all and selected JumpCloud as the best fit for SME
… why? Unifying cross-domain identity and device management with JumpCloud reduces costs, improves operational efficiencies, strengthens cybersecurity, supports workplace and identity transformation, and reduces the pressure on your IT admins and security teams.
We extend AD, or replace it. M365 isn’t the only path for SMEs.