June 30, 2017   |   by Kristie Conner

Play ball with Syncplicity by Axway and win

Did you know Major League Baseball (MLB) uses Syncplicity by Axway to power their digital transformation? It’s a great story about how MLB is driving engagement, making it easier for users including baseball scouts to access and share data, securely. So we asked Dan Gainey of MLB to tell us all about it in a webinar to be held July 19. You should be there.

If you’ve never heard Dan speak – or even if you have – you’re in for a treat. Just ask anyone who attended IMAGINE SUMMIT 2017 in Atlanta, or who packed the house at Gartner IT Expo last year. The webinar happens soon after the MLB All-Star Game, so Dan will surely have stories to share about how Syncplicity by Axway helped the league streamline internal collaboration across one of their major events.

Dan Gainey weaves in key themes of digital transformation that impact the digital workplace.  If you’re in IT, or manage collaboration, mobility or security, this webinar will provide you with vital insight providing a 360-degree view of what digital transformation looks like across critical groups and the business impact.

To register click here

September 29, 2014   |   by Syncplicity by Axway Team

Lionsraw cheers on soccer players, shares files, and serves communities all over the world

Ten years ago, Jon Burns gazed over a European soccer stadium full of fans and saw great potential. Soon after, he created Lionsraw, a UK-based charity that empowers soccer fans to donate time and money to community efforts. Today, Jon is doing a lot of good for a lot of people the world over. Recently, though, Lionsraw, was up against a file-sharing and collaboration problem.  “We have staff all over the world and lots of volunteers,” says Lionsraw Founder and CEO Jon Burns. “So the problem we had was, how do you communicate well — how do you share information well — when you’re all over the place?” 

Spread across five continents, Lionsraw employees and volunteers had no centralized way to store and share documents. Confidential data was comingled with non-sensitive information, and a lot of their files were big, bulky videos and photos they wanted to edit and share from around the world. They also wanted mobile access to everything, from everywhere.

Instead of us telling you about it download the Lionsraw case study or more fun, watch Jon Burns tell you the story.

 

May 14, 2013

Active Directory Integration Simplifies Syncplicity by Axway Administration

Syncplicity by Axway joins forces with the industry’s top two federated identity solutions: OneLogin and Ping Identity’s PingFederate to make it easier than ever to bring a secure, easy-to-use file sync and sharing solution to the enterprise. These integrations enable real-time, automated provisioning and de-provisioning of Syncplicity by Axway accounts based on centralized Active Directory changes.

Federated Identity Management with Syncplicity by Axway

Maintaining the security and trustworthiness of user accounts across an increasing number of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications quickly becomes a headache. Administrators must onboard and off board users across many applications with different consoles and management tools. Federated Identity Management solutions provide a secure infrastructure to do this easily.

  • OneLogin provides secure identity management, single sign-on and automated user provisioning solutions for organizations of all sizes via a cloud-based offering.
  • Ping Identity’s PingFederate delivers single sign-on and identity management via a behind the firewall, on-premise application.

With strong relationships with leading enterprise solution providers, Syncplicity by Axway delivers unmatched flexibility and control to the enterprise for online file sync and sharing. 

Easy Set Up for Cloud-based File Sharing

It’s easy to set up a new or existing Syncplicity by Axway account to be integrated with either OneLogin or PingFederate, depending on whether you need a cloud-based or on-premise identity management solution.

  1. Set up your Syncplicity by Axway Enterprise Edition account.
  2. Set up your OneLogin or Ping Identity account.
  3. Login to OneLogin or Ping Identity Add Syncplicity by Axway to your
  4. Set policies such as remote wipe, delete and deactivate settings in Syncplicity by Axway.
  5. Map Active Directory groups that will be automatically provisioned with Syncplicity by Axway accounts, as needed. 
  6. Roll-out Syncplicity by Axway to your enterprise.
  7. Automatically provision accounts in real-time in Syncplicity by Axway when users are added to specified security groups or organization units (OUs) within your Active Directory tree.
  8. Automatically, de-provision accounts in real-time in Syncplicity by Axway when users are disabled or deleted in Active Directory or moved out of your defined provisioning context.

Streamlined Account Administration and Security

With the OneLogin or PingFederate integration, changes to Active Directory accounts are automatically applied to Syncplicity by Axway accounts in real time without duplication of effort.  

  • Provision Syncplicity by Axway accounts to thousands or tens of thousands of users already managed in Active Directory.
  • Provide instant access to Syncplicity by Axway when a new user is created in Active Directory.
  • Revoke access to Syncplicity by Axway immediately when a user’s account is deactivated or deleted in Active Directory.
  • Provision Syncplicity by Axway to specific groups like marketing or engineering directly from Active Directory.
  • Roll out Syncplicity by Axway progressively to groups or organization units defined in Active Directory.
  • Mapping Syncplicity by Axway account provisioning to Active Directory groups makes it easier to manage licensing and resources.
  • Remote wipe automatically when an account is deleted in Active Directory, permanently removing files from all connected devices.

The Syncplicity by Axway Team Authors

Brian W Levine

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