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“Users previously needed to re-authenticate every time they wanted to get online. Now, once their device is configured, they don’t even need to log in. Our users would never go back.”

Bryan Daniel, Manager of IT Infrastructure, University of the Fraser Valley

“Cross provincial authentication is a tremendous advantage. It brings down barriers and lets us move beyond traditional boundaries.”

Terry Nikkel, Associate VP of IT Service, University of New Brunswick

“By participating in the Canadian Access Federation (CAF), Canadian institutions joining MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ can benefit from a streamlined single sign-on mechanism widely used by a national network of higher education institutions. With the push of a button, our institutions can access our national network provisioned with the Federated Identity Management (FIM) service offered through CAF.

The result?

Staff and students use their institutional username and password to immediately and efficiently access their MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ organizational environment and credential wallet. The usual technical integration required for establishing authentication has disappeared. CANARIE’s CAF changes the implementation paradigm and provides time and cost savings to institutions.

Owned by the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC), MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ demonstrates the benefits of joining CAF. Participating in CAF and implementing the FIM service has helped ARUCC achieve efficiencies at a scale that makes a meaningful difference for institutions and learners.”

Joanne Duklas, Executive Lead | ARUCC National Network