Quest Software Acquires Externalized Authorization Management Vendor BiTKOO


Archived Published: 25 January 2012 ID: G00230042

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Summary

Quest Software's acquisition of externalized authorization management firm BiTKOO underscores the growing importance of EAM to enterprises and Quest Software's desire to participate in its delivery.

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  • Analysis
    • Impact: The BiTKOO Acquisition Establishes Quest Software as an EAM Player and Brings EAM Capability to the Midrange Enterprise, Particularly for Microsoft-Dominant Infrastructures
    • Impact: Quest Software Will Now Offer an Alternative to Microsoft's Strategy of Tight EAM Integration With Enterprise Applications and Operating Systems
    • Impact: The BiTKOO Acquisition Highlights an Increasingly Active and Volatile EAM Market and Will Awaken Interest by Enterprise and Acquiring Vendor Alike as the Technology Improves
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