Gartner Research

Market Overview: Shared-Account/Software-Account Password Management Tools

Published: 09 April 2008

ID: G00156100

Analyst(s): Ant Allan


SAPM tools enable organizations to manage passwords for shared and software accounts more effectively and efficiently than manual processes. This market has shown major growth during the past year, attracting new vendors from the identity and access management space.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Use Cases
    • Shared-Account Password Management
    • Software-Account Password Management
  • Market Dynamics
  • Product Architectures
    • Functions and Capabilities
    • Delivery Options
    • New Vendors Bring New Architectures to the Market
  • Pricing Models
  • Vendors and Products
    • AdventNet — ManageEngine PasswordManager Pro
    • Cloakware (an Irdeto company) — Cloakware Server Password Manager (CSPM)
    • Cyber-Ark Software — Enterprise Password Vault (EPV)
    • e-DMZ Security — Password Auto-Repository (PAR)
    • Fischer International — High Privilege Account Management (HPAM)
    • Hitachi ID Systems — ID-Archive
    • i-Sprint Innovations — AccessMatrix Universal Credential Management (UCM)
    • Lieberman Software — Random Password Manager (RPM) and Roulette
    • Open System Management (OSM) — COSduty-SSA
    • Passlogix — v-GO Shared Accounts Manager (SAM)
    • Quest Software — SafeKeeping
    • Symark Software — PowerKeeper
    • Product Comparisons

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