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Gartner® Market Guide for Identity Governance and Administration

“Security and risk management leaders should use this Market Guide as an aid to anticipating future trends, features and integration capabilities in the IGA market.”

A couple key findings of the Gartner Market Guide report include:

  • “Security and risk management (SRM) leaders face an assessment challenge. On the one hand, they must assess IGA products against short-term requirements, such as cloud entitlement governance. On the other, they must, at the same time, assess these products’ long-term ability to participate in an underpinning identity fabric in which insights from identity and access management (IAM) tools are shared reciprocally with insights from adjacent tools.
  • The operational overheads associated with various IGA solutions differ. It is important to look beyond the purely technical capabilities of these solutions and evaluate how (and how easily) they can be deployed, integrated and operated within an existing environment.”

Gartner recommends that security and risk management leaders should include ease of deployment and operation in any assessment. They also assert that organizations should identify their key use cases early in any review process to quickly eliminate from consideration any IGA tool that cannot meet their organization’s needs. Mandatory capabilities for a complete IGA suite to meet a typical organization’s needs are:

  • Identity life cycle management
  • Entitlement management
  • Support for access requests
  • Workflow orchestration
  • Access certification (also called “attestation”)
  • Provisioning via automated connectors and service tickets
  • Analytics and reporting

Omada has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the IGA Market in the report. Get the Gartner Market Guide for IGA here by completing the form.

Gartner, Market Guide for Identity Governance and Administration, David Collinson, Henrique Teixeira, Kevin Kampman, Rebecca Archambault, Brian Guthrie, 4th July 2022

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