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PostNL, Benelux’s leading mail, parcel and e-commerce corporation, presented its ‘IAM as-a-service’ case study at the European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC) in Munich. PostNL employs more than 60.000 employees in Benelux and also across its mail and parcel networks in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. With traditional mail volumes declining, cost cutting and flexibility (both in business and IT strategy) are high on the corporation’s agenda. As such, PostNL announced a 100% IT Cloud strategy and by the end of 2015 will have migrated all of its on-premise hosted applications to the Cloud.
iWelcome’s IAM as-a-service solution is at the heart of PostNL’s Cloud strategy. It enables the corporation to comply with security standards and certifications for Cloud security. PostNL presented the project at Kuppingercole's conference, highlighting its key features, which include:
Key learnings As part of his presentation, Theo Punter, Manager Cloud IT/Integration and Connectivity, PostNL, shared his key-learnings from the IDaaS implementation. These included:
Theo Punter concluded his presentation with the affirming statement that PostNL’s IDaaS solution has brought significant cost reductions and therefore improved the corporation’s market position. Read more about PostNL case.