The 2017 IGA Magic Quadrant provides an assessment of IAM solutions that offer both identity governance and provisioning to manage identity and access life cycles across multiple systems.
451 Research report says Saviynt has differentiated itself from the rest of the IGA pack by expanding its toolkit to include access governance for data as well as cloud, and potentially big-data and Internet of Things use cases.
The report focuses on a comprehensive framework for IGA in today’s cloud based, on-premises and hybrid infrastructures, and with it, a need for an intelligent IGA solution that adapts to meet these challenges.
Professional services for identity and access management is a broad market with numerous firms providing consulting, system integration and managed services. IAM leaders should use this Market Guide to support the identification and evaluation of firms providing these services.
IAM and IT security leaders should use Gartner’s definition for IGA tools to understand how these tools help establish control over identity life cycles, facilitate self-service access requests, provision accounts, and provide insight into and govern who can access what.
Analyzing risks and monitoring controls within business applications including ERP and other financial systems is a challenge for most organizations. Compliance and IAM leaders should consider automated solutions for improving control over SOD risks for key business systems.
IGA tools are critical for controlling digital identities linked to accounts and entitlements maintained in repositories throughout organizations. Identity and access management leaders should incorporate the evaluation of critical capabilities as part of the formal selection process for IGA tools.
In 2015, Gartner observed an increasing maturity of IGA products to the point where the majority of products can fulfill all of the most common use cases.