Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Provisioning


User provisioning delivers capabilities to manage users' identities across systems, applications and resources. Driven by compliance (security effectiveness) and security efficiency, the market is maturing, but identity governance and role-based access concerns raise new issues for customers.

Published: 15 August 2008

ID: G00159740

Analyst(s): Earl Perkins , Perry Carpenter

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Key Market Trends
    • Market Growth
    • Market Maturity
    • Characteristics of a Leading Vendor
    • User Provisioning as Part of a Suite/Portfolio vs. Pure-Play 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
    • Hitachi ID Systems
    • IBM Tivoli
    • Microsoft
    • Novell
    • Omada A/S
    • Oracle
    • Quest Software
    • SAP (MaXware)
    • Sentillion
    • Siemens
    • Sun Microsystems
    • Voelcker Informatik
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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