Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control

Published: 10 December 2014

ID: G00262737

Analyst(s): Claudio Neiva , Lawrence Orans

Summary

Most NAC vendors provide good support for the BYOD use case. Now, the market is evolving to address another use case, where NAC policy servers act as "warehouses of context" and share contextual data with firewalls and other security components to enable fine-grained policy enforcement.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Aruba Networks
    • Auconet
    • Bradford Networks
    • Cisco
    • Extreme Networks
    • ForeScout Technologies
    • Impulse Point
    • InfoExpress
    • Portnox
    • Pulse Secure
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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