Microsoft® Azure Active Directory® (Azure AD or AAD) has become a popular choice among IT admins looking to extend their AD credentials to select web applications and Azure infrastructure.
Those looking to introduce a web application SSO platform to their organization may find value in AAD for its ability to manage users and their access to certain web applications. However, for IT teams looking to utilize Azure AD for the purpose of logging and reporting events across their IT resources, AAD may not be the perfect fit.
Below, we’ll discuss Azure AD’s capabilities to help organizations meet compliance standards and troubleshoot their infrastructure, as well as options for admins looking for a comprehensive event logging solution.
Microsoft’s cloud-based identity management platform, Azure AD, is offered at four different pricing tiers. The “Free” tier comes with the purchase of an Office 365™ license or a subscription to the Azure platform. At its most…