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Market Profile: Identity Management as a Service (IDaaS)

Published: 20 September 2011

ID: G00215472

Analyst(s): Mark Diodati


Organizations are leveraging identity management as a service (IDaaS) offerings to reduce costs and better accommodate the rapidly changing demands of the business. Research Vice President Mark Diodati profiles the cloud IDaaS market and assesses the maturity of specific use cases and capabilities.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings

Gartner's Opinion

Market Landscape

  • Market Definition
    • To the Cloud
    • In the Cloud
    • From the Cloud
    • Community
  • Market Segmentation
    • Primary IDaaS Capabilities
    • Additional IDaaS Capabilities
    • IDaaS Vendors

Market Dynamics

  • Market Drivers
    • Access to SaaS Applications
    • Provisioning
    • Vertical Communities
    • Strong Authentication
    • SaaS Efficiency
  • Technology Trends
    • Information Breach Concerns
    • Broader Use of Consumer Authentication
    • The Reverse-Proxy WAM
  • Vendor Trends
    • IdM Stack Migration to the Cloud
    • Recent Acquisitions
  • Futures
    • The Emerging Identity Bridge
    • Expansion of IDaaS Capabilities

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