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May 10, 2023 by Carter Dunbar

Optimize authentication for K-12 education with RapidIdentity and Jamf Connect

Learn how K-12 educational institutions can take advantage of the integration between Jamf Connect and Identity Automation's RapidIdentity solution for seamless, unified authentication and an extra layer of security.

In K-12 education, creating a seamless and secure authentication experience for students, teachers and administrators is crucial for ensuring efficient access to educational resources while maintaining data privacy. This is where Identity Automation's RapidIdentity platform and Jamf Connect come in to provide a unified authentication experience.

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What is RapidIdentity, and how does it work with Jamf Connect?

RapidIdentity is an identity and access management (IAM) platform that helps K-12 educational institutions automate the process of creating, managing and provisioning user accounts. The platform offers a range of features such as Single Sign-On (SSO), multi-factor authentication, self-service password reset and user lifecycle management.

Jamf Connect, on the other hand, is a cloud-based authentication and identity management solution that simplifies the login process for Apple devices. By integrating RapidIdentity with Jamf Connect, K-12 educational institutions can provide their users with a seamless login experience for their Mac fleet. The integration allows for a consistent set of credentials to be used across all systems and devices, making it easy for users to access the resources they need without having to remember multiple usernames and passwords. This could be accomplished by either a consistent set of credentials or by leveraging any of RapidIdentity’s K12-friendly passwordless authentication methods.

RapidIdentity’s centralized account management, combined with Jamf Connect’s local account management and on-demand account creation and rights management, saves time for IT teams by getting the right people into the right computers instantly without IT interaction.

Adding increased security to unified authentication

In addition to a seamless authentication experience, the integration of RapidIdentity and Jamf Connect also enhances data security. RapidIdentity's multi-factor authentication feature is specifically designed for education institutions and can be integrated with Jamf Connect to provide an extra layer of security when accessing sensitive data or applications.

Overall, the integration of Identity Automation's RapidIdentity platform and Jamf Connect provides K-12 educational institutions with a unified authentication experience that is both convenient and secure. By automating user account management and simplifying the login process, these platforms help IT teams save time and resources while ensuring that users can access the resources they need to succeed in their educational endeavors.

If you are interested in taking advantage of this integration, you can get more information by consulting Jamf Connect documentation on integrating with a custom identity provider and the Github sub-repository with the .json file that can be imported into RapidIdentity.

For those interested in learning more about the benefits of unified authentication with Jamf Connect and RapidIdentity, existing customers can reach out to your customer success manager and prospective buyers can request a demo.

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Carter Dunbar
Identity Automation
Carter Dunbar, Director of Product Marketing
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