Gartner Research

Key Issues for Identity and Access Management, 2011

Published: 23 February 2011

ID: G00210652

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman, Ant Allan


Overly complex identity administration projects are driving changes in identity and access program management and intelligence. Cloud-based applications and mobility needs are forcing enterprises to alter project strategies.

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Topic Description

Why This Is Important

Key Issue Descriptions

  • Key Issue: How can enterprises develop effective IAM programs?
  • Key Issue: What are the best practices and the most effective technologies and standards for IAM?
  • Key Issue: Who are the leading providers of IAM products and services, and what are their key offerings, differentiators and strategies?
  • Key Issue: How is the market for IAM evolving in terms of new technologies, market trends, drivers and user requirements?

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