Content of Figures
- Figure 1 Identity Fabrics are a set of services that support all users in gaining seamless yet controlled access to all services they require.
- Figure 2 A sample high-level, conceptual architecture for an Identity Fabric. The set of capabilities and services provided depends on the specific requirements of the organization.
- Figure 3 The Overall Leadership rating for the Identity Fabrics market segment
- Figure 4 Product Leaders in the Identity Fabrics market segment
- Figure 5 Innovation Leaders in the Identity Fabrics market segment
- Figure 6 Market Leaders in the Identity Fabrics market segment
- Figure 7 The Market/Product Matrix.
- Figure 8 The Product/Innovation Matrix.
- Figure 9 The Innovation/Market Matrix.
The term “Identity Fabrics” stands for a paradigm of a comprehensive set of Identity Services, delivering the capabilities required for providing ...Login Get full Access
1.1 Market Segment
Digital business has evolved from simple e-commerce websites from the 90s. Modern digital business models are complex, distributed, multidimensional ...
The formerly classic corporate network with clearly defined "inside" and "outside" has given way to a massively hybrid, new IT reality. IAM (Identity ...
Identity fabrics are not an entirely new concept. They are based on the challenges of a modern workplace and digitalization, which is responsible for ...Login Get full Access
1.2 Delivery models
Identity Fabrics are, generally speaking, agnostic to the deployment model. Ideally, various components can be deployed in different types of deployme ...Login Get full Access
1.3 Required capabilities
Identity Fabrics must support a good baseline level in both IGA and Access Management but could add further capabilities such as integrated directory ...Login Get full Access
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 ...
In the overall rating, we see IBM and ForgeRock head-to-head, both at the same level. IBM has invested significantly into their IBM Security Verify pl ...
Product Leadership is where we examine the functional strength and completeness of services. For Identity Fabrics, this covers a range of areas such ...
While the Leader segment for Product Leadership is quite empty, we see a lot of vendors in that segment when it comes to Innovation Leadership. This i ...
With Identity Fabrics still being a rather new market segment, we don’t see that many specific implementations with a focus on delivering a modern, ...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.
Vendors below the line have a weaker market position than expected according to their product maturity. Vendors above the line are sort of “overperf ...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 ...
Vendors below the line are more innovative, vendors above the line are, compared to the current Product Leadership positioning, less innovative.
Whi ...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 below the line are more innovative, vendors above the line are, compared to the current Market Leadership positioning, less innovative.
This ...Login Get full Access
4 Products and Vendors at a glance
This section provides an overview of the various products and services we have analyzed within this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on Identity Fabri ...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
Table 2: Comparative overview of the ratings for the product capabilities
In addition, we provide in Table 2 an overview which also contains four ad ...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 pro ...Login Get full Access
5.1 Accenture Security
Accenture is one of the largest consultancies globally. Part of their offering is Accenture Memority, an integrated solution that supports most areas ...Login Get full Access
Avatier is an U.S.-based vendor that provides a suite of IAM solutions, Identity Anywhere. This suite supports a range of capabilities, including IGA ...Login Get full Access
5.3 Broadcom Inc.
Broadcom and the Symantec Identity Service have emerged following the mergers of Broadcom, CA Technologies, and Symantec. The Symantec Identity Servic ...Login Get full Access
Cloudentity is a relatively young vendor in the broader IAM market that delivers solutions for managing identities and controlling authorization at th ...Login Get full Access
EmpowerID with its set of modules for IAM is one of the very few vendors in the market that provide a comprehensive, integrated solution for all areas ...Login Get full Access
The ForgeRock Identity Platform unifies the various IAM solutions provided by ForgeRock, such as the Identity Manager, Access Manager and other compon ...Login Get full Access
5.7 Hitachi ID Systems
Hitachi ID is an established player in the IAM market, backed by Hitachi as the parent company. Hitachi ID recently has restructured and renamed its p ...Login Get full Access
IBM over the past years has developed a modern IAM solution that is provided as-a-service, but also supported in other deployment models. With IBM bei ...Login Get full Access
5.9 Ilantus Technologies
Ilantus , which started as a system integrator, has moved fast to provide offerings targeted at different types of customers. Their solution Compact I ...Login Get full Access
Okta has, over the past years, grown to one of the leading providers of IDaaS (Identity as a Service) solutions. The Okta Identity Cloud has emerged b ...Login Get full Access
SAP, as one of the leading global software vendors, has a number of IAM-related solutions in its portfolio, some specifically targeting the SAP enviro ...Login Get full Access
5.12 Simeio Solutions
Simeio is a US-based vendor in the IAM market, delivering their Simeio Identity Orchestrator as a solution that supports customers in orchestrating IA ...Login Get full Access
WSO2 is another established vendor in the IAM market, with a long history in delivering IAM solutions. Their overall portfolio also comprises an Enter ...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
Atos and its IAM solution provider Evidian are delivering a range of IAM solutions. The most interesting of these is their Cloud Identity and Access M ...Login Get full Access
Auth0 offers a platform for providing authentication services, including Adaptive Authentication and MFA, that is targeted at developers and is API-ce ...Login Get full Access
Axiomatics is one of the established vendors in the IAM sub-segment of Dynamic Authorization Management. These capabilities will become increasingly i ...Login Get full Access
CyberArk, with the acquisition of Idaptive, has moved from a PAM specialist to a provider of a comprehensive set of IAM capabilities. These now also i ...Login Get full Access
6.5 Fischer International
Fischer International is a US-based vendor that started early in delivering IDaaS solutions. Their products are also available on-premises and cover b ...Login Get full Access
6.6 iC Consult/ServiceLayers
German system integrator iC Consult with their ServiceLayers division is delivering an integrated solution for Access Management and IGA that builds o ...Login Get full Access
6.7 Identity Automation
Identity Automation is an US-based provider of an integrated IAM solution covering both Access Management and IGA requirements. Their main focus is on ...Login Get full Access
6.8 Micro Focus
Micro Focus, with the heritage of the former Novell and NetIQ products, has a broad range of solutions for IAM that are also provided in as-a-service ...Login Get full Access
Microsoft with its Azure Active Directory is, from our perspective, one of the most interesting players in the emerging market for Identity Fabrics. T ...Login Get full Access
6.10 N8 Identity
Canadian software vendor N8 Identity delivers a solution for IGA, specifically Access Governance, that runs in the cloud. It leverages the capabilitie ...Login Get full Access
6.11 One Identity
One Identity is well-known as one of the leading vendors in the IGA market and also for delivering a strong PAM solution. However, after the discontin ...Login Get full Access
OpenIAM is a provider of an open source IAM solution that covers both IGA and Access Management. They have built their solution following a modern arc ...Login Get full Access
6.13 Optimal IdM
Optimal IdM delivers a range of IAM solutions, covering both Access Management and IGA, and being available as a service, but also for on-premises dep ...Login Get full Access
Oracle has a mature on-premises IAM portfolio, but also developed its Oracle Identity Cloud over the past years, delivering IAM as a service. The focu ...Login Get full Access
PlainID is a specialist vendor for Dynamic Authorization Management and policy-based authorizations. While not delivering a complete IAM portfolio, th ...Login Get full Access
6.16 Ping Identity
Ping Identity counts amongst the leaders in the Access Management market, adding further capabilities such as Dynamic Authorization Management and sup ...Login Get full Access
RSA provides various IAM solutions, both for IGA and Access Management. In the latter area, their main focus is on Adaptive Authentication and MFA. Th ...Login Get full Access
While being leading-edge in IGA, with both on-premises and cloud-based versions as well as IDaaS service and AI-based Access Risk Analytics, SailPoint ...Login Get full Access
Saviynt is one of the cloud born IGA vendors, providing a broad set of IGA capabilities. They also have partnerships with various other vendors in the ...Login Get full Access
Strata is a start-up that delivers a cloud-based IAM platform that is focused on supporting hybrid and multi-cloud environments, by orchestrating iden ...Login Get full Access
7 Related Research
Leadership Compass: CIAM Platforms – 80040
Leadership Compass: Access Governance & Intelligence – 80098
Leadership Compass: Access Control Tools for SAP Environments – 80104
Leadership Compass: Privileged Access Management – 80088
Leadership Compass: Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) – 80063
Leadership Compass: API Management and Security – 70311
Leadership Compass: Identity as a Service (IDaaS) IGA – 80051
Leadership Compass: IDaaS Access Management – 79016
Market Compass: Dynamic Authorization Management – 71144
Buyer’s Compass: Access Management – 80201
Buyer’s Compass: Privileged Access Management – 80200
Buyer’s Compass: API Management and Security – 80215
Buyer’s Compass: Consumer Identity and Access Management Solutions – 80018
Buyer’s Compass: Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) – 71526
Executive View: ForgeRock Access Management – 80319
Executive View: Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager – 80142
Executive View: Hitachi ID IAM Suite – 80399
Executive View: IBM Cloud Identity – 79065
Executive View: Ilantus Compact Identity – 80177
Executive View: SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance - 80418
Executive View: Simeio Identity Orchestrator – 80151
Executive View: Symantec Identity Governance and Administration - 80324
Executive View: Symantec Privileged Access Manager - 80331
Executive View: WSO2 Identity Server – 80060
Leadership Brief: 10 Top Trends in IAM – 80335
Leadership Brief: Leveraging Identity Fabrics on your way towards Cloud Based IAM – 80501
Leadership Brief: Identity Fabrics – Connecting Anyone to Every Service – 80204