Content of Figures
- Figure 1 The Overall Leadership rating for the Enterprise Authentication market segment
- Figure 2 Product Leaders in the Enterprise Authentication market segment
- Figure 3 Innovation Leaders in the Enterprise Authentication market segment
- Figure 4 Market Leaders in the Enterprise Authentication market segment
- Figure 5 The Market/Product Matrix.
- Figure 6 The Product/Innovation Matrix.
- Figure 7 The Innovation/Market Matrix.
As the number and severity of data breaches rise, businesses, governments, and other organizations seek to improve the authentication experience and r ...Login Get full Access
1.1 Market Segment
This market segment is mature and common feature sets are stable, but vendors are frequently introducing innovations in authenticator technologies and ...Login Get full Access
1.2 Delivery models
In the Enterprise Authentication market, solutions are offered as SaaS, PaaS, and for on-premises deployment. Pure-play SaaS solutions are often multi ...Login Get full Access
1.3 Required Capabilities
Various technologies support all the different requirements customers are facing today. The requirements are:
- Support multiple authenticator types ...
Selecting a vendor of a product or service must not only be based on the information provided in a KuppingerCole Leadership Compass. The Leadership Co ...
The Enterprise Authentication market segment continues to grow in size and number of vendors. There is a wide range of vendor types. The overall leade ...
Product Leadership, or in some cases Service Leadership, is where we examine the functional strength and completeness of services.
The Product Lea ...
Innovation Leaders are those vendors that are delivering cutting edge products, not only at customer request but also because they are driving the tec ...
Market Leadership is a combined measure of customers, managed users, partners, the geographic distribution of customers, support, and partners, and ov ...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
This chart shows how well vendors are doing in the market relative to product strength. Vendors below the line have a weaker market position than expe ...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 ...
The Technology Leaders are Ping Identity, ForgeRock, IBM, Transmit Security, Okta, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Entrust, and Pirean. The vendors in the top ...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 ...
Finally, we consider the intersection of Innovation and Market Position. The Big Ones are Microsoft, Ping Identity, IBM, ForgeRock, Entrust, and Okta. ...Login Get full Access
4 Products and Vendors at a glance
This section provides an overview of the various products and/or services we have analyzed within this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on Enterprise ...Login Get full Access
Table 1: Comparative overview of the ratings for the product capabilities
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 the previous section. While the rating for Financial Strength applies to the vendor, the other ratings apply to the product.
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 ...Login Get full Access
CyberArk was established in 1999 in Boston and is listed on the NASDAQ. They acquired Idaptive, a spin-off of Centrify, in mid-2020. Their combined of ...Login Get full Access
EmpowerID was founded in Ohio in 2005. They are privately held and have offices in the DACH region of the EU as well. In addition to the products list ...Login Get full Access
Privately held Entrust, formerly known as Entrust Datacard, was founded in 1969. Entrust Identity is the unified authentication portfolio: IntelliTrus ...Login Get full Access
ForgeRock is a leading venture-backed IAM vendor, headquartered in the Bay Area but with many offices around the world. ForgeRock supports most major ...Login Get full Access
5.5 HID Global
HID Global is a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY Group AB of Stockholm. HID Global’s US headquarters is in Austin, TX. HID Global has IAM solutions, and als ...Login Get full Access
IBM has renamed and branded their IAM and IDaaS solution to Security Verify from Cloud Identity. It can be used for B2B, B2C, and B2E use cases. The S ...Login Get full Access
5.7 Micro Focus
Micro Focus is an IT software vendor with products covering many aspects of security and IAM, as well as application development, collaboration platfo ...Login Get full Access
Redmond, WA headquartered Microsoft is well-known for operating systems, office automation, and cloud infrastructure. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD ...Login Get full Access
MobileIron was founded in the Bay Area in 2007. Zero Sign-On is their authentication product, and they also have UEM and Mobile Threat Defense solutio ...Login Get full Access
Okta, founded in 2009 in San Francisco, is a leading IDaaS provider. Their Identity Cloud solution is SaaS-delivered, operating out of multiple global ...Login Get full Access
5.11 Ping Identity
Ping Identity has been a trailblazer in identity federation and access management since it was established in 2002. Ping Identity has grown substantia ...Login Get full Access
Pirean was founded in 2002 with offices in London and Sydney. In 2018, Pirean was acquired by Exostar, an IAM and collaboration solutions provider for ...Login Get full Access
5.13 RSA Security
RSA was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Bedford, MA. RSA Security was divested from Dell Technologies and acquired by a consortium of private ...Login Get full Access
Privately held SAASPASS was formed in 2013 in San Francisco. Their product portfolio is centered on providing modern, passwordless authentication serv ...Login Get full Access
5.15 Symantec (was acquired by Broadcom Inc.)
Symantec, now a division of Broadcom, has a long history in cybersecurity and IAM. Symantec offers their VIP authentication, Advanced Authentication, ...Login Get full Access
Thales is a global leader in the aerospace, defense, and transport industries. Thales also has cybersecurity and IAM products, including the heritage ...Login Get full Access
5.17 Transmit Security
Transmit Security was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, and has US headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is self- ...Login Get full Access
WSO2 was founded in 2005. They are an open-source IAM solution provider. Their target market is identity architects and developers who can take advant ...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
6.1 Amazon Cognito
Amazon offers enterprise authentication functionality with Cognito. Cognito supports OAuth, OIDC, and SAML for federation. Cognito was originally buil ...Login Get full Access
Callsign is a mid-stage venture-backed company that was founded in London in 2012. Their solution, Intelligence Driven Authentication, is a multi-face ...Login Get full Access
6.3 Cisco Secure Access by Duo
Cisco acquired Duo Security in 2018, a veteran multi-factor authentication vendor and one of the leading providers of access security solutions. Cisc ...Login Get full Access
6.4 ESET Secure Authentication
ESET is a well-respected vendor of cybersecurity solutions, headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia and with offices around the world. ESET Secure Authe ...Login Get full Access
6.5 Optimal IdM
Optimal IdM was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Florida. Optimal IDM offers OptimalCloud which provides SSO, MFA, Federation capabilities for ...Login Get full Access
6.6 TransUnion (iovation)
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
6.7 United Security Partners
USP is a Swiss-based vendor of security solutions. Their Secure Entry Server combines access management, federation, authorization, network access con ...Login Get full Access
Veridium was founded in London in 2017. They’re a series B startup specializing in passwordless authentication. Their solutions serve both consumer ...Login Get full Access