The last decade has seen information technology enjoy a breathtaking period of innovation. But the industry has developed a complicated relationship with obsolescence. Often we keep old tech around, even after a much improved alternative becomes available. This legacy technology can add complexity and slow down innovation and has a negative impact on operational costs and information security. The number of technology layers that our applications depend on just keeps growing. The obvious answer is to consolidate all access into a single, easy to manage component. Certificates-based access certificates are prime candidate to consolidate access.