AD Bridging

Features

  • Extends what Group Policy can manage
  • Manage internal and external resources from AD/Group Policy
  • Manage on-premise Windows, Mac, Linux, virtual servers
  • Manage cloud, non domain-joined Windows, Mac, Linux, virtual servers

Benefits

  • Leverage existing investments in AD/Group Policy
  • Use same policies and procedures
  • Eliminate training on new products
  • Reduce risk by utilizing existing toolsets to do more

Extend Active Directory’s Perimeter

  • Embrace and Extend

    Do more with your existing AD/GPO infrastructure

  • Manage On-Premise

    Manage on-premise Windows, Mac, Linux, and virtual servers

  • Manage Cloud Resources

    Manage cloud, non domain-joined Windows, Mac, Linux, virtual servers

  • Manage SaaS Apps (Coming Soon)

    Manage Office 365, Intune, IoT, and other SaaS apps just like an on-premise device


Policy Platform

Global Policy is an extensible policy platform for on-premise and cloud policies. The REST APIs are published so that 3rd party SaaS app policies can be added and managed by Global Policy.

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*Global Policy can manage policies and settings for any connected application or device which could include SSO, VDI, and IoT device settings.

Use Case Scenarios

Scenario 1: Auto Domain Join

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Zero Touch Provisioning for Windows 7 and higher
  1. Drop ship Windows 7 or higher PC to user
  2. User enters AD credentials
  3. AD GPOs, SCCM, and MDM policies automatically applied over the air
  4. User has access to on-premise file shares

Scenario 2: Cloud Domain Join

We live in a hybrid world. Moving to the cloud does not have to be a binary decision.
  1. User authenticates to either on-premise AD or Azure AD
  2. AD GPOs, SCCM, and MDM policies automatically apply over the air
  3. Machine does Virtual Join to AD
  4. User has access to on-premise file shares
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