For many organizations, portals are an increasingly important way of providing critical application access to partners and/or customers. Assembled from multiple web applications, portals introduce unique identity management challenges, because unlike internal employees, users from customers or partners aren't typically stored in the corporate directory. This forces administrators to maintain multiple user-stores and end-users to register, and manage logins for, each app individually.
Midsize construction company uses Box to collaborate with partners, but uses SharePoint internally. They used SkySync to sync partner portals in Box with SharePoint -- while matching SharePoint's existing security settings and folder structures. Construction company, midsize company, midmarket, SharePoint, SkySync, partner portal, NA, security.