In this chapter we detail the Provisioning scenario of the fictitious, multinational retail company, IBM Redbooks Stores, which recently made an acquisition. As a result of this acquisition, the company needs to complete the following tasks:
•Integrate the IT systems of the acquired company with its own IT infrastructure
•Add new features into its existing applications to allow a common set of applications for both companies
In this scenario, to meet the first requirement, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) had to decide ...