IBM Is a Leader, Again, in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IGA

IBM Security was again named a Leader in the newly published “2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration.” This is the third consecutive year IBM Security has been named a Leader in the identity governance and administration (IGA) Gartner Magic Quadrant.

Highlights From the Magic Quadrant for IGA

Security starts by understanding who your users are and what they have access to. This is why every company needs to invest in a leading IGA solution that is part of larger security strategy, as Gartner pointed out as a Strength below.

IBM Security views identity governance as a foundational requirement for enterprise security. In fact, our overall architecture, the IBM Security Immune System, is comprised of three segments: Identity, Risk and Protection (IRP); Security Operations and Response (SOAR) and Transformational Services.

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Here are some highlights from the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IGA:

  • IGA Leaders deliver a comprehensive toolset for governance and administration of identity and access.
  • These vendors have successfully built a significant, installed customer base and revenue stream, and they have high viability ratings and robust revenue growth.
  • Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements related to technology, methodology or means of delivery.

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IBM’s Commitment to Enterprise Security

Moving forward, IBM Security will continue to invest heavily in IGA as part of IBM’s goal to remain the No. 1 enterprise security vendor.

Customers all over the world are struggling with too many point products and are looking for an enterprise security partner who develops solutions and services that are open and integrated to reduce time to detection, increase accuracy and leverage the skilled operators already overwhelmed with data.

There are many reasons why clients look to purchase an identity governance and administration solution: compliance, security, automation, individual initiatives within the business and more. Whatever the reason, it is critical to choose a business-centric solution that fits your needs and a vendor with the expertise to help to achieve your goals.

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John Burnham

Director, Strategic Communications, IBM Security

As Director of Strategic Communications for IBM’s new Security Systems Division, John Burnham has management and execution responsbility for the division’s communications efforts, primarily analyst relations while working closely with Media Relations, Product Strategy and the Division Field Organizations world-wide. Prior to IBM’s recent (October 2011) acquisition of Q1 Labs, Burnham served as the Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Q1 Labs, responsible for all of the company’s strategic branding, positioning, corporate communications, media, and finacial and industry analyst relations initiatives, and for helping to create and deliver the firm’s core messages to the IT security market and the larger Security Intelligence and Big Data markets.