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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Single Sign-On


The ESSO market matured in 2008, with market leaders accelerating their growth at the expense of smaller players. Enterprises with users that must manage an unacceptable number of passwords for two or more years still should consider ESSO adoption.

Published: 18 September 2008

ID: G00160413

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Pricing
    • Integration Realities
    • Architectural Differences
    • Creating Sign-On Automation
    • Repository
    • Two-Tier vs. N-Tier Architecture
    • Stronger Authentication Integration
    • Reporting
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ActivIdentity
    • Avencis
    • CA
    • Citrix
    • Evidian
    • i-Sprint Innovations
    • IBM
    • Imprivata
    • MetaPass
    • Novell
    • Passlogix
    • Sentillion
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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