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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration


While the market for IGA tools delivered as on-premises software is mature, intense vendor activity renders many new choices for IGA delivered as a service. Security and risk management leaders responsible for IAM should emphasize future requirements when planning to purchase an IGA solution.

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00326925

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens , Kevin Kampman , Brian Iverson

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Applicability and Delivery Mechanisms

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AlertEnterprise
    • Atos (Evidian)
    • CA Technologies
    • Core Security
    • Dell Technologies (RSA)
    • Hitachi ID Systems
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus (NetIQ)
    • Microsoft
    • Omada
    • One Identity
    • Oracle
    • SailPoint
    • SAP
    • Saviynt
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Changes in Inclusion Criteria From Last Year
    • Honorable Mentions
    • Free Open-Source Software (FOSS) Alternatives
  • Alternative Tools to Cover Some IGA Needs

Evaluation Criteria

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


  • Careful Planning Is Essential to Successful IGA Adoption
  • Selection Criteria
  • On-Premises or as a Service?

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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