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Evaluation Criteria for Access Management

Published: 10 August 2017

ID: G00328182

Analyst(s): Erik Wahlstrom, Mary Ruddy

Summary

This document provides a set of evaluation criteria for assessing access management and SSO offerings. Technical professionals focused on identity and access management can use this research to formulate an RFP or to assess the quality of existing access management deployments.

Table Of Contents

Evaluation Criteria

  • Core Access Management Deployment
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • User Identity Repositories
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Third-Party IdPs
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Application Support
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • SAML
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • OIDC and OAuth
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Security Token Service
    • Required
    • Preferred
  • Nonfederated SSO
    • Preferred
  • User Authentication
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Adaptive Access
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Authorization
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Nonaccess Management
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Operations Management Administration
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • System Integration and SDKs
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional

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