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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management


The PAM market continues to mature with accelerated adoption. Many vendors focus on advanced features like just-in-time PAM, secrets management and cloud capabilities, even when their tools are not yet mature in some basic PAM capabilities, such as account discovery and service account management.

Published: 04 August 2020

ID: G00381092

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens , Abhyuday Data, Michael Kelley

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ARCON
    • BeyondTrust
    • Broadcom (Symantec)
    • Centrify
    • CyberArk
    • Hitachi ID Systems
    • Krontech
    • ManageEngine
    • One Identity
    • senhasegura
    • Thycotic
    • WALLIX
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

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


  • Considerations for Achieving PAM Maturity

Market Overview

  • Market Size and Drivers
  • Market Dynamics
  • Geographic and Vertical Trends

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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