Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Provisioning, 2H07


User-provisioning solutions are processes and technologies to manage users' identities across multiple systems. Maturing markets driven by compliance and security efficiency have grown, but identity-driven governance and risk concerns raise new issues for customers.

Published: 23 August 2007

ID: G00150475

Analyst(s): Earl Perkins , Roberta Witty

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
  • Key Market Trends
  • Market Maturity
  • Market Immaturity
  • Characteristics of a Leading Vendor
  • User Provisioning as Part of Suite vs. Point Product
  • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Inclusion criteria
    • Exclusion criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Avatier
    • Beta Systems
    • BMC Software
    • Bull Evidian
    • CA
    • Courion
    • Fischer International
    • HP
    • IBM Tivoli
    • M-Tech
    • Microsoft
    • Novell
    • Oracle
    • Quest Software
    • SAP (MaXware)
    • Sentillion
    • Siemens
    • Sun
    • Voelcker Informatik
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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