KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By Graham Williamson

Micro Focus Identity Governance

Identity Governance is a mature Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution that is undergoing extensive development to meet the identity services requirements of the modern enterprise. As business systems become increasingly demanding of identity management environments, Micro Focus continues to extend its Identity Governance product, improving the user interface, automating provisioning and governance processes, removing dependence on manual intervention and facilitating regulatory compliance. Micro Focus Identity Governance should be considered by organizations seeking to manage the collection and use of identity information within their corporate systems.
By Graham Williamson
gw@kuppingercole.com

1 Introduction

Since its inception in the 1980s IGA has continually evolved as organizations have developed and demanded more extensive and sophisticated identity se ...

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2 Product Description

Micro Focus International acquired the NetIQ Identity Manager in 2014 as part of a corporate acquisition. The product has a long history in the identi ...

The data store is kept current, achieved through facilitating connectors to source data such as HR systems or email systems, updating in real-time. Co ...

Components

Identity Governance consists of multiple components that can be divided into three functional groups: IM core, tools and applications.
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Functionality

Micro Focus is on a journey from the mature product that it acquired to a comprehensive and agile identity manager solution that progr ...

Identity Governance

Micro Focus product development has a strong focus on governance. A constant challenge for most organizations is being able to e ...

Identity Orchestration

To properly plan and deploy a truly enterprise-level identity management environment is a significant undertaking and require ...

Future Outlook

Identity intelligence is an area of competitive advantage for Micro Focus. With the Interset acquisition we can expect unsupervised m ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

One of the strengths of the Micro Focus Identity Governance product is its longevity because it has been a major offering in the IGA sector for over t ...

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