This IDC study assesses 13 different vendors in the identity and access management (IAM) market that have or are developing federated single sign-on (FSSO) solutions. It places the vendors in categories of Leaders, Major Players, Contenders and Participants. CA Single Sign-On and CA Single Sign-On SaaS were evaluated for this report.
According to the report, “CA Technologies has worked diligently to stay current with market demands and, as such, offers extremely competitive software in mobile authentication and cloud delivery options.”
The report also stated: “In customer interviews, CA Technologies received high marks for adaptability and support of multi-OS and legacy environments. In one case, the customer environment spanned half-a-dozen operating systems including Windows, mainframe, UNIX and Linux, plus multiple database systems.”
“As traditional IAM and Federated SSO come together, CA Technologies offers its customers solutions with the functionality, usability and flexibility they need to expand their businesses,” said Mike Denning, senior vice president and general manager, Security, CA Technologies. “We are giving our customers choice when it comes to IAM. Whether it’s including unlimited federation with each CA SiteMinder license or choice in deployment — on-premise, cloud or hybrid — we can meet their IAM needs for today and in the future.”
*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-On 2014 Vendor Assessment, Doc #247097, March 2014.