Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Access Management, Worldwide

Published: 07 October 2019

ID: G00373675

Analyst(s): Henrique Teixeira , Michael Kelley , Abhyuday Data


Centralized authentication, single sign-on, session management, contextual and adaptive access, and authorization enforcement are among the critical capabilities for access management tools. Security and risk management leaders should prioritize these features during tool selection.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Atos (Evidian)
    • Auth0
    • Broadcom (CA Technologies)
    • ForgeRock
    • IBM
    • Idaptive
    • Micro Focus
    • Microsoft
    • Okta
    • OneLogin
    • Optimal IdM
    • Oracle
    • Ping Identity
    • SecureAuth
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Administer Users and Partners
    • Authorization and Adaptive Access
    • User Authentication Methods
    • Session Management
    • Social Identity Support
    • Cloud Application Enablement
    • On-Premises Application Enablement
    • API Target Enablement
    • Event Logging and Reporting
  • Use Cases
    • Workforce Users Accessing SaaS
    • Business to Consumer (B2C)
    • Business to Business (B2B)
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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