Gartner Research

Solution Comparison for PKI

Published: 26 April 2019

ID: G00372841

Analyst(s): Erik Wahlstrom , Paul Rabinovich

Summary

PKI vendors are expanding their offerings into certificate management, IoT and DevOps. Technical professionals who assess PKI vendors must ensure the platforms meet their use-case, trust, integration, discovery and life cycle management requirements to ensure success of their PKI deployment.

Table Of Contents

Solution Comparison

Solution Assessments

  • AppViewX
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • DigiCert
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Entrust Datacard
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • GlobalSign
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Keyfactor
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Microsoft
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Nexus Group
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • PrimeKey
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Sectigo
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Venafi
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses

Additional Guidance

  • Take a Use-Case Approach When Selecting PKI Tools
  • Establish a PKI Management Regime, and Leverage Certificate Management Tools to Manage and Monitor Certificates
  • Leverage Certificate Management Solutions When Using Multiple CAs
  • Look for Detailed Integrations Into IoT Scenarios and the DevOps Toolchain

Methodology and Criteria

  • Criteria

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