NetIQ Declared a Leader in Identity and Access Management Suites
September 2013 by Marc Jacob
NetIQ® announced that Forrester Research has named NetIQ a leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM), and received the highest score in current offering in The Forrester Wave™: Identity And Access Management Suites, Q3 20131, NetIQ was one of nine companies invited by Forrester Research to participate in this assessment, which evaluated each vendor’s current offering, strategy and market presence.
In the report, Forrester Research singled out NetIQ as having consistently built a strong stack of identity and access management products.
Forrester Research also named NetIQ as one of the leaders that provide an "IAM suite that encompasses identity provisioning (Identity Manager), attestation (Access Governance Suite), web SSO and federation (Access Manager)" with "easy-to-use interfaces, a differentiated vision and thought leadership for IAM, and strong execution."
Examples of NetIQ’s differentiated IAM vision and thought leadership include Identity Tracking for Identity Manager, which offers intelligence about the activities of specific identities, SocialAccess, which provides an easy way for customers and other users to identify themselves with social credentials, and CloudAccess, which enables single sign-on to private and public cloud applications.
"Mobile devices, applications, and cloud services are redefining the role of identity so that organizations can leverage these disruptive trends as business-enabling opportunities, stated Geoff Webb, director, Solution Strategy at NetIQ. "We are excited to have been named a leader in IAM, and will continue to prioritize integration, modularity and automation within our IAM offerings to help organizations best limit security threats, improve service delivery, manage user expectations and reduce business risk."