Gartner Research

Market Trends: CSP Opportunities in Digital Identity, 2014

Published: 25 April 2014

ID: G00260650

Analyst(s): Charlotte Patrick, Gregg Kreizman


The market for digital identity products is being disrupted by the data, mobile and cloud areas of the Nexus of Forces, and this is unearthing new opportunities for CSPs to become involved. This research will help CSP strategists and product managers to identify the most promising areas.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Identity Products Are Tempting for CSPs
  • CSP Customer Data Provides Opportunities
  • Main IAM Opportunities for CSPs
    • Identity Assurance
    • User Authentication as a Service
  • Federated Identity Management
  • Consumer Products Are a Lower Priority for CSPs

Contrarian View

  • Is It Worth the Effort?

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