KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Compass
By Martin Kuppinger

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) - IGA

An emerging market, IDaaS IGA is largely characterized by cloud-based delivery of Identity Provisioning and Access Governance capabilities for business irrespective of the application and service delivery models. Improved time-to-value proposition prioritizes adoption of IDaaS for traditional IGA use cases, helping IDaaS IGA to increasingly become the preferred choice of customers for 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 delivery of traditional IAM services in an as-a-service model, with immediate to at least ve ...

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 IGA offers a springboard for organizations to start using foundational IAM elements delivered from the cloud and move rest of the IAM functions ...

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1.3 Required Capabilities

For the market segment of IDaaS IGA, on a high level, we expect the vendors to support the following set of features and capabilities:

Besides these ...

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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

When looking at the Overall Leadership in LC IDaaS IGA, we see several vendors that have achieved this rating. The number is still comparatively low, ...

In this rating we see Microsoft ahead of the other vendors, which is primarily due to their strong market presence with Microsoft Azure Active Directo ...

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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 ...

Here, Saviynt takes the leadership, with a comprehensive offering focused on IGA capabilities that is feature-rich and competitive to the leading-edge ...

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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 i ...

In this segment, we see a head-to-head competition for Innovation Leadership between Saviynt, Microsoft, and EmpowerID. Saviynt comes with a very stro ...

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2.4 Market Leadership

Lastly, we analyze Market Leadership. This is an amalgamation of the number of customers, number of managed identities, ratio between customers and ...

In this Leadership graphic, we see the large players in front, with Microsoft being ahead of Microsoft and Micro Focus. Micro Focus still has rather f ...

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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 ...

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3.1 The Market/Product Matrix

The first of these correlated views contrasts 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

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

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 above the line are performing well in the market compared to their relatively weak position in the Innovation Leadership rating; while vendors ...

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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 IDaaS IGA. Aside from the r ...

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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 2.

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In addition, we provide in Table 3 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 Accenture Security

Memority is a unit within Accenture Security delivering an IDaaS solution. Memority started as an independent software vendor and has become part of t ...

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5.2 Avatier

Avatier is a well-established U.S. based vendor that has its roots in the core areas of Identity & Access Management, in particular Identity Provision ...

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5.3 EmpowerID

EmpowerID offers a broad range of of IAM capabilities, including Identity Provisioning and Access Governance. All services build on a common platform, ...

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5.4 E-Trust

While they have been in the market for many years, E-TRUST still is one of the less well-known vendors in the market with its Horacius Identity & Acce ...

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5.5 Fischer International Identity

Fischer International Identity is a vendor which is different from all other traditional Identity Management vendors in that the company from the very ...

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5.6 IBM

IBM over the past years has moved from single-tenant, cloud-based deployments of existing IAM tools towards a full, multi-tenant solution that is posi ...

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5.7 Ilantus Technologies

Ilantus, which started as a system integrator, has moved into the IDaaS market over the past years, now providing a set of IDaaS offerings targeted at ...

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5.8 Micro Focus

Micro Focus has gathered several solutions in the IAM space, specifically through the former acquisition of NetIQ and thus the earlier Novell products ...

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5.9 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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5.10 Okta

Okta counts amongst the leading vendors in the IDaaS Access Management market, delivering a comprehensive, unified IDaaS platform to the market target ...

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5.11 SailPoint

IdentityNow is the IDaaS offering provided by SailPoint. It is purely focused on IDaaS IGA use cases and does not support any IDaaS Access Management ...

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5.12 SAP

SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance is a pure-play IDaaS IGA solution, however focused primarily on the Access Governance part of IGA, including assi ...

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5.13 Saviynt

Saviynt is a vendor that started with delivering Access Governance and Intelligence as a service. However, they also provide strong integration into a ...

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5.14 Simeio Solutions

Simeo Solutions witnessed significant growth when shifting from its IAM system integration business into a full-fledged IDaaS service provider over th ...

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5.15 Tools4ever

Tools4ever is largely focused on IAM requirements of the mid-market segment and is increasingly building on its portfolio to serve the complexities an ...

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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 ...

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6.1 AMI Praha

AMI Praha is a Czech software vendor and system integrator which offers a Microsoft Azure-based IDaaS IGA offering named SkyIdentity. The solution is ...

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6.2 Cion- Systems

Cion Systems is addressing the market more from the Active Directory management angle. They offer their solution as well in an as-a-service deployment ...

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6.3 Hitachi

Hitachi ID Systems is a well-established player in the IAM market, providing a strong set of offerings in the on-premises market. These offerings are ...

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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 iSM Secu-Sys

German software vendor iSM Secu-Sys is a small vendor that began in the on-premises IAM market. Over the past years, the company has invested in deliv ...

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6.6 JumpCloud

JumpCloud is one of the single-service providers in the IDaaS market. They differ from other IDaaS services in their focus on a “directory as a serv ...

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6.7 Omada

Omada is another of the established IAM players that offer their standard offerings in a MSP deployment as well. As with other vendors, this goes in l ...

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6.8 OpenIAM

OpenIAM counts among the less known vendors in the IDaaS IGA market segment, taking a different approach than others. They started with an IAM offerin ...

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6.9 Oracle

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

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Methodology

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