Gartner Research

Market Guide for Privileged Access Management

Published: 22 August 2017

ID: G00315141

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens , Dale Gardner , Anmol Singh


While support for cloud infrastructure is rapidly maturing and more vendors are adding behavior analytics and privileged task automation, pricing and licensing remain variable. Security and risk management leaders should evaluate multiple vendors with an eye on future requirements as well as costs.

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

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