Centrify DirectControl's core feature is its ability to enable UNIX, Linux and Mac OS systems to join an Active Directory domain. The Centrify DirectControl Agent effectively turns the host system into an Active Directory client, enabling you to secure that system using the same authentication, access control and Group Policy services currently deployed for your Windows systems. Additional seamlessly integrated modules snap into the DirectControl Agent to provide services such as single sign-on to web applications, SAP and databases.
Centrify's patented Zone technology, with its unique hierarchy and inheritance model, provides the industry's only solution for using Active Directory to manage identities, grant access rights and delegate privileges across a diverse mix of UNIX, Linux and Mac computers and devices. Centrify Zones provide: