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Solutions for Mac

Integrate and Centrally Manage Mac Identities, Access and Systems

Many of the most pressing challenges facing complex, heterogeneous organizations lie in effectively addressing the identity, access and systems management challenges presented by the proliferation of Apple Macintosh platforms. Quest offers a comprehensive set of solutions for Mac to improve core manageability and operational efficiency, enhance security, and help you achieve compliance. Quest also extends Active Directory identity and access control, including password policy, for simplified Mac/Windows integration.


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Identity & Access Management (IAM)

Quest One Identity Solutions provide secure identity and access management for Mac by unifying and consolidating identities, as well as controlling and auditing the Mac root account.

Server & Desktop Management

Centrally manage configurations, monitor performance and services and audit changes for Mac servers and desktops. 

Browse the technology platform categories below to find solutions for your unique IT challenges.

Identity & Access Management (IAM)

Quest One Identity Solutions provide secure identity and access management for Mac by unifying and consolidating identities, as well as controlling and auditing the Mac root account.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.

Single Sign-on

Enable Macs to "join" AD for "true" SSO, without synchronization or login automation. A single identity in AD and a single AD credential grants appropriate access to Mac OS X.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.

Directory Consolidation

Extend Active Directory access control and password policy to Mac.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.

Role Management

Leverage Active Directory roles and their management for Mac users as those systems "join" AD using Quest One AD-bridge technologies.

  • Identity Manager
    Dell One Identity Manager streamlines managing user identities, access privileges and security. Identity and access management (IAM) can now meet your business needs without being limited by your IT resources and capabilities.

Identity Intelligence

Identity intelligence delivers a 360-degree view of all IAM components for Mac, including identities, roles, rules, policies, workflows and attestations.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.
  • Defender
    Quest Defender uses the scalability and security of Active Directory for identity storage and management, enabling administrators to use their existing skill set to manage two-factor authentication and eliminating the costs and time involved in setting up and maintaining proprietary databases.

Multifactor Authentication

Quest One extends existing smart cards to Mac OS X that participate as “full citizens” in Active Directory through Quest One AD bridge technologies.

  • ActiveRoles Server

    ActiveRoles Server provides out-of-the-box user and group account management, strictly enforced administrator-based role security, day-to-day identity administration and built-in auditing and reporting for Windows-centric environments.

  • Password Manager
    Password Manager enables the end user to reset forgotten passwords securely, allowing administrators to implement stronger password policies while reducing the help desk workload.

Password Management

Unify identities with AD and eliminate Mac passwords entirely. AD-based password policy and self-service resets automatically affect Mac systems.

  • ActiveRoles Server

    ActiveRoles Server provides out-of-the-box user and group account management, strictly enforced administrator-based role security, day-to-day identity administration and built-in auditing and reporting for Windows-centric environments.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.

Provisioning

Automatically provision access to Mac systems as the Active Directory account is set up and Mac’s participate in the AD “trusted” realm through Quest One AD bridge technologies.

Server & Desktop Management

Centrally manage configurations, monitor performance and services and audit changes for Mac servers and desktops. 

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.

Group Policy

Implement policy-based management by extending Windows Group Policy to the entire range of preferences and settings on Mac OS X through Quest One AD-bridge technologies.

  • InTrust

    InTrust securely collects, stores, reports and alerts on event data from Windows, Unix and Linux systems, helping you comply with external regulations, internal policies and security best practices.

Security Information & Event Management

Securely collect, store, report and alert on event data from Mac systems to comply with external regulations, internal policies and security best practices.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

Data Backup & Recovery

Safeguard your data and applications from one intuitive console with Quest’s scalable, cross-platform data backup and recovery solution.

  • Authentication Services
    Authentication Services to achieves compliance with cross-platform access control, improves operational efficiency with centralized authentication and single sign-on, as well as unify identities and consolidate directories for simplified identity and access management.
  • Change Auditor for Active Directory
    Change Auditor for AD generates intelligent, in-depth forensics for auditors and management—and reduces the risks associated with day-to-day modifications.

Auditing & Change Tracking

Prove compliance by auditing, alerting and showing detailed change history of Mac systems that are joined to Active Directory through Quest One AD-bridge technologies.

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