Gartner Research

Technology Overview for Active Directory IAM Tools

Published: 12 September 2014

ID: G00263011

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens


Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is nearly ubiquitous in enterprises. IAM leaders struggle with functional gaps in Microsoft's tools for managing delegated administration, change notification and auditing that are being filled by third-party tools.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
    • Delegated Administration Tools
    • Change Notification Tools
    • Auditing Tools
  • Technology Definition
  • Standards
  • Operating Requirements
  • Uses
    • Delegated Administration Tools
    • Change Notification Tools
    • Auditing Tools
  • Benefits and Risks
    • Benefits
    • Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
    • General
    • Delegated Administration Tools
    • Change Notification Tools
    • Auditing Tools
  • Price Performance
    • Specific Pricing Ranges
  • Technology Providers

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