Gartner Research

Market Guide for Privileged Access Management

Published: 02 August 2016

ID: G00279025

Analyst(s): Anmol Singh, Felix Gaehtgens


Privileged access is a major focus for security and I&O leaders looking to prevent and detect breaches, maintain individual accountability, and increase operational efficiency. Products are consolidating around two major patterns: managing privileged passwords and delegating privileged actions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Privileged Account and Session Management
    • Access Control for Shared Accounts
    • Privileged Session Management
  • Brokering Privileged Credentials to Applications
    • Application-to-Application Password Management
  • Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management

Representative Vendors

  • Vendors With PASM Solutions
    • Vendors With PEDM Solutions
    • Other PAM Solutions

Market Recommendations


  • Vendor Revenue

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