Gartner Research

Solution Comparison of the IAM Capabilities Within AWS, Azure and GCP

Published: 01 August 2019

ID: G00349587

Analyst(s): Mark Diodati


Infrastructure-as-a-service platforms are complex to manage from an IAM perspective, so knowledge of their IAM capabilities is key. This research provides security and risk management technical professionals with a comparative evaluation of three leading IaaS vendors, based on 17 important criteria.

Table Of Contents

Solution Comparison

Solution Assessments

  • Amazon Web Services
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Google Cloud Platform
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Microsoft Azure
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses

Additional Guidance

Methodology and Criteria

  • Methodology
  • Importance
  • Criteria

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