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Enterprise Rights Management: Maturing Technology

Published: 11 March 2010

ID: G00204004

Analyst(s): Trent Henry


Enterprise rights management (ERM) solutions continue to improve. These tools help to extend information protection beyond enterprise borders, and products from several large vendors and a number of smaller players are generating interest. In this assessment, Burton Group Analyst Trent Henry evaluates the maturing capabilities of ERM and its improved integration in the information-protection landscape.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings


  • Enterprise and Consumer Parting Ways
  • Typical RM Uses
  • Consumerization Impact?
  • ERM Technology Developments
    • Architecture
    • Policy Management and Representation
    • Integration
    • Interoperability and Intellectual Property
    • User Experience
    • Security
    • Enhanced Infrastructure Protection
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

The Details

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