It has been about 7 years since SAP NW IdM 7.1 was released to customers and since then many companies used the product to benefit from centralized identity management to lower risk and manage user access. Keep operations running efficiently and affordably, while protecting applications and data, to provide user access according to current business roles, manage passwords with self-service capabilities and approval workflows.
Following the product lifecycle, at given point of time we will retire the product. At the end of the year (31.12.2015) we’ll reach the end of mainstream maintenance. In order to plan better your future activities, I would like to notify you about that fact and also encourage you to get familiar with the new versions of SAP IdM.
There are few publications that explain some of the capabilities of the IdM 8.0: