Gartner: Buyer’s Guide for Choosing an IAM Solution



There are many different IAM vendors in the rapidly evolving identity and access management market. For security and risk management leaders who are selecting an IAM solution, this can pose a significant challenge when evaluating the appropriate technology for their organization. To help IAM professionals better understand the business and technology impact of selecting a new solution, Gartner has created a “Buyer’s Guide for Choosing an IAM Solution”.

Download the report to learn the five-step approach to structuring your evaluation process and negotiating the best price and selecting the right IAM vendor.

Gartner recommendations for choosing the right IAM vendors include:

  • "Plan for the long term by assessing global IAM trends to uncover upcoming needs and impacts on your requirements."
  • "Identify other technology options that may provide attractive alternatives by evaluating how adjacent technologies and open source fit into the organization's overall IAM architecture."
  • "Leverage Gartner research to help find initial candidates, but not in lieu of completing your own research."

Gartner, Buyer's Guide for Choosing an IAM Solution, Refreshed 6 December 2019, Published 21 December 2017, Felix Gaehtgenst

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