Purpose-built appliance – Does not require the level of expertise that do-it-yourself solutions require, they reduce the time to deploy them while reducing total cost of ownership.
Improved Celestix COMET software engine is the heart of the appliance. The new and improved purpose-built software engine and management console is a single interface to manage AD FS and its components. It provides an intuitive and feature-rich web UI that allows you to view reports, offers real-time monitoring and alerting, and provides automated updates.
Enhanced Resilience – Ability to clone HDD profiles as well as integrated back-up and restore functionality for disaster recovery. Hardware-integrated backup and restore functionality for disaster recovery, including off-box HDD cloning.
Quick Installation – No additional staff time is required to configure and manage CelestixFederated Appliance, and the hardware is fully packaged to minimize the burden on your IT staff.
Simple Deployment – provides a pre-configured and standardized platform to reduce time of deployment.
Out-of-band management – Administrators can monitor the appliance through a dedicated management interface to configure and manage the appliance and remotely power on or power off the device.
Single Source Procurement and Technical Support – Celestix supports every layer of the solution, eliminating problems with hardware compatibility or operating system patches. From hardware and operating system to programs like Advanced Hardware Replacement, customers benefit from the power of one vendor.
Microsoft ADFS Do-it-yourself vs. Celestix Federated