KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Compass
By Martin Kuppinger, Anmol Singh

IDaaS Access Management

A fast-growing market, IDaaS AM is largely characterized by cloud-based delivery of access management capabilities for business irrespective of the application and service delivery models. Improved time-to-value proposition prioritizes adoption of IDaaS for B2B, B2E and B2C access management use-cases, helping IDaaS AM to dominate new IAM purchases globally. This Leadership Compass discusses the market direction and provides a detailed evaluation of market players to offer necessary guidance for IAM and security leaders to make informed decisions.

1 Introduction

The KuppingerCole Leadership Compass provides an overview of vendors and their product or service offerings in a certain market segment. This Leadersh ...

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1.1 Market Segment

IDaaS is a growing market segment of IAM characterized by cloud-based delivery of traditional IAM services. The market, driven largely by web-centric ...

Identity Administration: This represents the group of capabilities required by organizations to administer identity lifecycle events including provis ...

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1.2 Market Direction

IDaaS AM offers a springboard for most organizations to start using foundational IAM elements delivered from the cloud and move rest of the IAM functi ...

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2 Leadership

Selecting a vendor of a product or service must not be only based on the comparison provided by a KuppingerCole Leadership Compass. The Leadership Com ...

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2.1 Overall Leadership

Microsoft acquired the leadership position in the Overall Leadership evaluation of the IDaaS AM market with Okta following it from a close distance. I ...

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2.2 Product Leadership

The first of the three specific Leadership ratings is about Product Leadership. This view is mainly based on the analysis of product/service features ...

Product Leadership is the view where we look specifically at the functional strength and completeness of products. Here, we find again a couple of ven ...

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2.3 Innovation Leadership

Another angle we take when evaluating products/services concerns innovation. Innovation is, from our perspective, a key capability in IT market segmen ...

When looking at Innovation Leadership, we see a different picture. While most vendors still show gaps in functional completeness, affecting the Produc ...

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2.4 Market Leadership

Finally, we looked at Market Leadership, i.e. the number of customers, the partner ecosystem, the global reach, and related factors affecting the lead ...

Here, we find Microsoft leading in the market leaders’ segment. With a considerably large and established customer base globally, Microsoft during r ...

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3 Correlated View

While the Leadership charts identify leading vendors in certain categories, many customers are looking not only for, say, a product leader, but for a ...

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3.1 The Market/Product Matrix

The first of these correlated views look at Product Leadership and Market Leadership.

Vendors below the line have a weaker market position than expected according to their product maturity. Vendors above the line are sort of “overperf ...

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3.2 The Product/Innovation Matrix

The second view shows how Product Leadership and Innovation Leadership are correlated. It is not surprising that there is a pretty good correlation be ...

Vendors below the line are more innovative, vendors above the line are, compared to the current Product Leadership positioning, less innovative.

Her ...

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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 below the line have a weaker market position than expected according to their product maturity. Vendors above the line are sort of “overperf ...

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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 Privileged Access Managemen ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 pro ...

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5.1 Auth0

Based in Seattle, US, Auth0 provides a universal authentication and authorization platform for web, mobile and legacy applications. With over 65 SDKs ...

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5.2 EmpowerID

Based in Ohio (US), EmpowerID offers EmpowerID Single Sign-On, MFA and Virtual Directory as three distinct services within its IDaaS portfolio. Compri ...

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5.3 Fischer International Identity

Based in Florida (US), Fischer International offers Fischer Identity-as-a-Service as its primary IDaaS for quite some time now. Hosted currently on Ra ...

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5.4 IBM

IBM offers IBM Cloud Identity as its primary IDaaS platform with access management as well as identity governance and administration (IGA) capabilitie ...

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5.5 Idaptive

Based in the US, Idaptive is the recent spin-off entity from Centrify that carries over the application security and endpoint management businesses. B ...

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5.6 Ilantus Technologies

Based out of Illinois (US), Bengaluru (India) and Sydney (Australia), IAM vendor Ilantus provides an IDaaS service with Ilantus Compact Identity. This ...

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5.7 Microsoft

Microsoft offers Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as its primary IDaaS platform. Azure AD Connect helps connecting on-premises Active Directory (AD) ...

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5.8 Okta

Based in San Francisco, California (US), Okta offers a comprehensive unified access IDaaS platform targeted at the workforce and consumer identity man ...

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5.9 OneLogin

Based in San Francisco, CA,OneLogin offers Unified Access Management (UAM) as its primary IDaaS platform that attempts to centralize on-prem and cloud ...

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5.10 Optimal IdM

Based in Tampa, Florida (US), Optimal IdM offers OptimalCloud as its primary IDaaS service providing Single Sign-On, MFA, Federation and basic IGA fun ...

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5.11 Ping Identity

Based in Denver, Colorado (US), Ping Identity is a global provider of access management solutions with its Ping Intelligent Identity Platform targeted ...

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5.12 RSA Security

RSA Security, a leading provider of security solutions, offers RSA SecurID Suite that combines RSA SecurID Access and RSA Identity Governance and Life ...

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5.13 Simeio Solutions

Based in Atlanta, Georgia (US), Simeo Solutions witnessed significant growth when shifting from its IAM system integration business into a full-fledge ...

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5.14 Thales

France based Thales recently completed the acquisition of Gemalto, which brought SafeNet Trusted Access to its portfolio as its primary access managem ...

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5.15 Tools4ever

Based in The Netherlands, Tools4ever is largely focused on IAM requirements of the mid-market segment and is increasingly building on its portfolio to ...

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6 Vendors to watch

Besides the vendors covered in detail in this Leadership Compass document, we observe some other vendors that offer notable Access Management IDaaS ca ...

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6.1 Cloudentity

Seattle (US) based Cloudentity is one of the first few vendors in the market that entered the IDaaS market with a microservices-based approach to deli ...

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6.2 IdentityAutomation

Houston (US) based IdentityAutomation is an IAM solution provider that recently started offering RapidIdentity IDaaS as its primary IDaaS platform in ...

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6.3 IDF Connect

Based in Wilmington, Delaware (US), IDF Connect provides SSO/Rest as its primary IDaaS service that helps legacy-bound enterprises to become cloud-ena ...

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6.4 iWelcome

Based in The Netherlands, iWelcome offers an IDaaS platform with B2B, B2E and CIAM variants. The B2E IDaaS provides user administration, identity life ...

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6.5 Oracle

Based in California, Oracle, the leading provider of database management and enterprise resource planning software, introduced Cloud Identity Services ...

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6.6 SecureAuth

Based in California (US), SecureAuth is a leading provider of access management with SecureAuth Identity Platform. Supporting a broad range of authent ...

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Methodology

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