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EMC Gains Needed Identity Governance, Administration and Analytics With Aveksa Acquisition

Published: 19 August 2013

ID: G00255429

Analyst(s): Earl Perkins

Summary

EMC's Aveksa buy establishes a new identity governance and administration presence in a consolidating IAM market. GRCM, security and risk leaders in need of access governance, analytics and intelligence capabilities should follow EMC closely in the next 12 to 24 months for road map and integration.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • EMC acquires analytics technology that will appeal to new business decision makers seeking to make IAM more useful in an IT governance and compliance context
  • With Aveksa under EMC-RSA control, CISOs should be able to leverage purchasing power to drive down costs across a larger set of IAM, IT GRCM, security and storage solutions
  • IAM leaders could obtain valuable operational flexibility and hardware maintenance savings if EMC integrates product lines in IGA and access management as cloud offerings
  • EMC could improve Aveksa products for better data management and governance, thereby allowing CISOs improved access management, data security and reporting
  • Conclusion

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