Be smarter, faster and safer
with your identity data

Manage identities at customer scale

PingDirectory, powered by the UnboundID Data Store, is a fast, scalable directory that can be used for customer identity data and rich customer profiles. It securely stores and manages sensitive customer data including credentials, profiles, preferences, privacy choices and more. PingDirectory allows enterprises to:

  • Expose a unified customer profile to drive multi-channel customer engagement.
  • Manage millions of identities and billions of attributes at extreme scale and performance.
  • Achieve faster time to market by leveraging developer-friendly REST APIs.
  • Store and manage a broad range of structured and unstructured data.
  • Meet stringent end-to-end data security requirements for identity and personal information.

Modernize your employee and partner identity management

PingDirectory is a versatile directory server built to take on digital business. It efficiently stores and manages employee and partner identity data, and it can replace legacy directory servers to significantly lower TCO and hardware footprints. Ultimately, it makes identity management simpler for administrators through:

  • Improved performance and availability.
  • Reduced TCO and hardware footprint.
  • Secure storage of sensitive employee and partner data.
  • Identity access through LDAP or SCIM/REST APIs.

Say goodbye to security breaches

Securing identity data is serious business. PingDirectory provides end-to-end security that encrypts data at all stages and adheres to security best practices. With PingDirectory’s advanced security features on your side, you can:


  • Securely encrypt identity data at rest, in use and in motion.
  • Deliver active alerts and robust logging for data access.
  • Notify administrators of privileged account activity.
  • Store tamper-proof logs that are customizable to any system event.
  • Support best practices for separation of duties.
  • Obfuscate or restrict access to sensitive PII.
  • Securely hash passwords with newer algorithms like PBKDF2, Scrypt and Bcrypt.
  • Integrate with third-party security monitoring tools.


Deliver extreme scale and performance

Customer demand can be unpredictable. PingDirectory delivers unmatched scale and performance for some of the world’s most demanding enterprises, including businesses that have logged 250,000 concurrent users, 2.5 billion daily transactions and 99.999998% availability. With PingDirectory you can expect to:

  • Deliver high performance with extremely low transaction latency.
  • Meet or exceed even the most demanding SLAs.
  • Store millions of identities and billions of attributes.
  • Deploy on-premises or in the cloud.

All performance. No downtime.

PingDirectory includes a built-in LDAP v3-compliant proxy server designed to allow full control over load distribution. Out-of-the-box load balancing, rate limiting and transformations will ensure your performance and availability SLAs are met or exceeded. The PingDirectory load balancer allows you to:

  • Horizontally scale.
  • Utilize advanced data placement and sharding options.
  • Access a virtual unified view of data partitioned across data stores.
  • Run instances in production for years on end with zero downtime.

Cut your total cost of ownership (TCO)

With the unmatched reliability and resource efficiency of PingDirectory, our customers have been able to reduce TCO by up to 90% compared to legacy directory servers. In-memory and on-disk storage also typically requires 40-80% less space. Put it all together, and our customers can:

  • Reduce their hardware footprint by up to 80%.
  • Migrate and consolidate legacy directory silos to reduce operating costs.
  • Avoid costly outages.
  • Reduce costs by running in the cloud or virtualized environments.

Simplify operations and management

PingDirectory includes advanced instrumentation and operational performance dashboards to optimize your resources. It simplifies how you manage the infrastructure that supports millions of identities. PingDirectory gives you:

  • A topology management console that shows how your infrastructure is handling SLAs.
  • Complete operational visibility through native dashboards or APIs.
  • Internal instrumentation including indexes, queue sizes and buffers.
  • Automated configuration and self-tuning.