Content of Figures
- Figure 1 The Overall Leadership rating for the cloud-based MFA market segment
- Figure 2 Product leaders in the Cloud-based MFA market segment
- Figure 3 Innovation leaders in the Cloud-based MFA market segment
- Figure 4 Market leaders in the Cloud-based MFA market segment
- Figure 5 The Market/Product Matrix. Vendors below the line have a weaker market position than expected according to their product maturity. Vendors above the line are sort of “overperformers” when comparing Market Leadership and Product Leadership.
- Figure 6 The Product/Innovation Matrix. Vendors below the line are more innovative, vendors above the line are, compared to the current Product Leadership positioning, less innovative.
- Figure 7 The Innovation/Market Matrix
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1.1 Market Segment
This market segment is mature but constantly evolving, due to innovations in authenticator technology and risk analysis engines. We expect to see more ...Login Get full Access
1.2 Delivery models
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1.3 Required Capabilities
Various technologies support all the different requirements customers are facing today. The requirements are
- Support multiple authenticators such a ...
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2.1 Overall Leadership
We find several companies in the Leader section. Microsoft, Idaptive, and Entrust are at the top, showing strong ratings in all Leadership categories. ...Login Get full Access
2.2 Product Leadership
Product Leadership is the first specific category examined below. This view is mainly based on the analysis of product/service features and the overal ...
Product Leadership, or in this case, Service Leadership, is where we examine the functional strength and completeness of services. Idaptive is at ...Login Get full Access
2.3 Innovation Leadership
Next, we examine innovation in the marketplace. Innovation is, from our perspective, a key capability in all IT market segments. Customers require ...
When looking at Innovation Leadership, Idaptive is slightly ahead of all others, based on excellent support for leading edge authentication techniques ...Login Get full Access
2.4 Market Leadership
Lastly, we analyze Market Leadership. This is an amalgamation of the number of customers, the geographic distribution of customers, the size of de ...
Microsoft is the Market leader, due to its large global customer base, partner and support network.
Entrust Datacard, Gemalto, Idaptive, Okta, One ...Login Get full Access
3 Correlated View
While the Leadership charts identify leading vendors in certain categories, many customers are looking not only for a product leader, but for a vendor ...Login Get full Access
3.1 The Market/Product Matrix
The first of these correlated views contrasts Product Leadership and Market Leadership. ...
In this comparison, it becomes clear which vendors are better positioned in our analysis of Product Leadership compared to their position in the Marke ...Login Get full Access
3.2 The Product/Innovation Matrix
This view shows how Product Leadership and Innovation Leadership are correlated. It is not surprising that there is a pretty good correlation between ...
In this chart, Idaptive, Microsoft, and Okta are above the line in the Technology Leader position. Entrust and Symantec lie directly on the line in th ...Login Get full Access
3.3 The Innovation/Market Matrix
The third matrix shows how Innovation Leadership and Market Leadership are related. Some vendors might perform well in the market without being Innova ...
Vendors above the line are performing well in the market compared to their relatively weak position in the Innovation Leadership rating; while vendors ...Login Get full Access
4 Products and Vendors at a glance
This section provides an overview of the various products we have analyzed within this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on Cloud-based MFA. Aside from ...Login Get full Access
4.1 Ratings at a glance
Based on our evaluation, a comparative overview of the ratings of all the products covered in this document is shown in table 1. ...Login Get full Access
In addition, we provide in table 2 an overview which also contains four additional ratings for the vendor, going beyond the product view provided in t ...Login Get full Access
Table 2 requires some additional explanation regarding the “critical” rating.
In Innovativeness, this rating is applied if vendors provide none or ...Login Get full Access
5 Product/service evaluation
This section contains a quick rating for every product/service we’ve included in this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass document. For many of the produ ...Login Get full Access
5.1 Entrust Datacard
Entrust Datacard commands a large share of the global EMV market and has thousands of customers across the globe, serving millions of users, in both t ...Login Get full Access
5.2 Gemalto (was acquired by Thales eSecurity in 2019/04)
Gemalto, founded in 2006 in France and currently headquartered in the Netherlands, delivers IAM, encryption, and big data tools. It is also the world’ ...Login Get full Access
5.3 HID Global
HID Global is part of ASSA Abloy, which is headquartered in Sweden. ASSA Abloy is a publicly-traded conglomerate that also produces many physical acce ...Login Get full Access
Idaptive (formerly Centrify), well-known for its privilege management and cross-platform identity solutions, also offers MFA as SaaS. Idaptive’s MFA f ...Login Get full Access
5.5 ID Data Web
ID Data Web was founded in 2011 outside the Beltway in Northern Virginia as a spin out of Criterion Systems, an IT services firm specializing in cyber ...Login Get full Access
Microsoft Azure Active Directory is their well-known cloud-based identity and access management service. The adaptive authentication offering is archi ...Login Get full Access
Okta platform offers an adaptive MFA service in conjunction with their multi-tenant enterprise IDaaS solution. Okta has a focus on security, with FedR ...Login Get full Access
5.8 One Identity
Originally founded in 2000, One Identity became a distinct legal entity of Quest Software in 2017. The company is a leading IAM vendor with multiple ...Login Get full Access
VASCO has been re-named OneSpan. The cloud service considered here is OneSpan’s Intelligent Adaptive Authentication based on its open architected Trus ...Login Get full Access
5.10 Ping Identity
PingIdentity has been a pioneer in identity federation since its inception in 2002. PingFederate was the flagship product, but Ping has expanded and c ...Login Get full Access
California-based Symantec, well-known for cybersecurity and information security solutions, also is a provider of IAM services, including cloud-delive ...Login Get full Access
ThreatMetrix was recently acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. ThreatMetrix is known for its threat intelligence services, which cover device, domai ...Login Get full Access
6 Vendors and Market Segments to watch
Aside from the vendors covered in detail in this Leadership Compass document, we also observe other vendors in the market that we find interesting. So ...Login Get full Access
AvocoSecure is a privately-owned UK company offering Cloud and Adaptive Authentication services. Their product is called Trust Platform. Trust Platfor ...Login Get full Access
6.2 CA Technologies
CA Identity Portfolio comprises Identity Management and Governance, Privileged Access Management, Single Sign-On, Advanced Authentication, and Directo ...Login Get full Access
6.3 Duo Security
Duo Security provides a scalable MFA solution that can support a small to enterprise-size user base. Duo Security focuses on reducing the complexity o ...Login Get full Access
IBM Security Access Manager (SAM) is their tightly integrated adaptive authentication package. SAM can run on a hardware or virtual appliance, either ...Login Get full Access
Portland, OR based Iovation was founded in 2004. It was acquired by TransUnion in May of 2018. The company provides an integrated MFA and fraud reduct ...Login Get full Access
6.6 NokNok Labs Strong Authentication SaaS
NokNokLabs, a Silicon Valley based startup, has delivered a set of mobile-oriented products that perform adaptive authentication, in conformance with ...Login Get full Access
6.7 RSA Adaptive Authentication and SecurID Access
RSA is a major player in the security hardware and software markets. Their Adaptive Authentication product, part of the RSA® Fraud and Risk Intellig ...Login Get full Access