Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

Leading Analyst Firm Names Aveksa a Leader in Identity and Access Governance

Aveksa, the leading provider of business-driven Identity and Access Management solutions, today announced that for the second year in a row, it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of the analyst firm’s annual “Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Governance”1 report.

The new Magic Quadrant report from Gartner identifies the leading providers of Identity and Access Governance (IAG) solutions after a thorough examination of the offerings, differentiators and strategies of vendors in the IAG market. Vendors were evaluated based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision.

In the report, which was published on December 17, 2012, Gartner Analyst Earl Perkins states “Identity and access governance is replacing user administration and provisioning as the new center of gravity for identity and access management”, and “Today, IAG is the fastest growing sector of Identity and Access Management (IAM)”1, with 2012 growth rates in excess of 35%.

“Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report for Identity and Access Governance clearly demonstrates the strategic importance of IAG as enterprises continue to work to optimize access controls for both on-premise and cloud-based applications and data,” said Vick Viren Vaishnavi, president and CEO of Aveksa. “The report also cites the importance of scalability and extensibility in order for IAG solutions to meet rapidly growing end user requirements. Aveksa is very proud to be named a leader in the IAG market, the fastest growing segment of Identity and Access Management.”

Gartner’s recognition of Aveksa as a leader in the Identity and Access Governance market caps another impressive year for the company. In 2012, Aveksa continued its rapid growth by increasing its headcount over 50% which resulted in the company moving to a much larger corporate headquarters. During the year, Aveksa launched several new innovative products including: version 6.0 of its Identity and Access Management platform; MyAccessLive, a new cloud-based version of the company’s IAM solutions; new product capabilities designed to enable enterprises to take a business-driven approach to IAM for data and applications both inside the firewall as well as in cloud environments; and new integrations that enable enterprises to utilize Identity and Access business context across a wider range of IT security areas, such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM).

1 Gartner “Magic Quadrant: Identity and Access Governance” by Earl Perkins, [December 17, 2012].

About Aveksa

Aveksa is the leading provider of Business-Driven Identity and Access Management solutions. Through its business-driven approach, the Aveksa platform provides a robust way for organizations to shift the accountability and responsibility for making access decisions away from Information Security, and out to the line of business, while enforcing policies and maintaining oversight. Aveksa achieves this by managing the complete lifecycle of user access to information resources through an automated, continuous process for access request, approval, fulfillment, review, certification and remediation. With Aveksa, IT organizations can reduce Access Management complexity and increase operational efficiency while minimizing risk and ensuring sustainable compliance. Many Global 2000 organizations in financial services, healthcare, retail, energy/utility, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing and other industries rely on Aveksa to efficiently address their Identity and Access Management demands. For more information, please visit www.aveksa.com.

About Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...