Chicago, IL – Feb 22th, 2019 - QuickLaunch, a leading AI and blockchain based Identity-as-a-service company launched its flagship identity platform at Oakwood University. The institution now leverages QuickLaunch Single Sign-On, Identity Provider, Password Manager, Multi-factor Authentication and User Self-Registration.
As a part of the phase 1 release, QuickLaunch Single Sign-On, Identity Provider, Password Manager and Multi-Factor Authentication have been rolled out in the institution.
QuickLaunch Federated Single Sign-On will help the users to access multiple applications including JICS®, D2L®, PaperCut®, Academic Works®, O365® (Azure) and Adobe® using protocols such as CPS, SAML2.0, WS-Fed, OpenID, OpenAM etc.
QuickLaunch Self-Service Password Manager will allow users to reset passwords on their own without the need to raise password reset requests to IT helpdesk. It will cut helpdesk costs, thereby boosting the draining productivity of users and IT helpdesk.
QuickLaunch Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) will allow users to set at least one additional mode of authentication to verify their identity at the time of login or resetting their password, without relying on a single password.
QuickLaunch User Self-Registration will allow first time users to create their own password, eliminating the process of providing default passwords to new joinees.
"QuickLaunch is helping higher ed institutions like Oakwood University to streamline identity and access management within the institution. Our Single Sign-On software has helped the institutions to provide one-click secure access to all applications to their students. QuickLaunch Password Manager with MFA will help the institution to cut helpdesk costs significantly and use alternate factors to verify user identity", said Neeraj Kainth, CEO, QuickLaunch.
About Oakwood University
Oakwood University is a historically black Seventh-day Adventist university in Huntsville, Alabama. The college is privately held and operated by Seventh-day Adventist Church. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists for awarding associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Oakwood University is also a member institution of the United Negro College Fund since 1964.
QuickLaunch is the only AI and blockchain based identity-as-a-service platform (IDaaS) that transforms how cloud-savvy institutions and companies manage human and device authentication, authorization and access control. QuickLaunch leverages AI to autodetect threats and step up authentication. QuickLaunch leverages blockchain ledger to protect identities and maintain historical access control changes for automatic compliance management. More than 100 institutions and companies such as Jenzabar, Unifyed, OculusIT, New Mexico State University, Colorado Community College System, BlackBeltHelp trust QuickLaunch to protect and manage over 2,000,000 identities and access to over 3,000 applications such as Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, Box, Canvas, Blackboard, G Suite and Office 365.