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AWS IAM vs Azure Active Directory: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWS IAM as "Securely control access to AWS services and resources for your users". AWS Identity and Access Management. On the other hand, Azure Active Directory is detailed as "Identity and access management for the cloud". It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.

AWS IAM can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud Access Management" category, while Azure Active Directory is grouped under "Password Management".

9GAG, PedidosYa, and Splunk are some of the popular companies that use AWS IAM, whereas Azure Active Directory is used by Wealthsimple, Focus21 Inc., and 8gears AG. AWS IAM has a broader approval, being mentioned in 133 company stacks & 50 developers stacks; compared to Azure Active Directory, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is AWS IAM?

AWS Identity and Access Management.

What is Azure Active Directory?

It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.
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        AWS Service Catalog
        AWS Service Catalog allows IT administrators to create, manage, and distribute catalogs of approved products to end users, who can then access the products they need in a personalized portal. Administrators can control which users have access to each application or AWS resource to enforce compliance with organizational business policies. AWS Service Catalog allows your organization to benefit from increased agility and reduced costs because end users can find and launch only the products they need from a catalog that you control.
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        Teleport makes it easy for users to securely access infrastructure and meet the toughest compliance requirements.
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        Cyril Duchon-Doris uses AWS IAMAWS IAM

        Easy privilege segregation. Instance roles let you easily set privileges for a particular Stack (Rails/DB/backup worker)

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        Andrew Fielding uses AWS IAMAWS IAM

        We use IAM to simplify permissions and help enforce HIPAA rules on AWS.

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