CA Technologies Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 17, 2013 — CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for User Authentication* for the third straight time. CA Strong Authentication CA Risk Authentication, the company’s on-premise strong authentication solutions, and CA Advanced Authentication SaaS, the authentication-as-a-service of CA CloudMinder, were evaluated for this report.

Gartner Research Vice President Ant Allan stated in the report, “By year-end 2016, about 30% of enterprises will choose cloud-based services as the delivery option for new or refreshed user authentication implementations – up from 10% today.”

“As the IT landscape continues to evolve with the rise of cloud computing, mobile computing and other disruptive technologies, the flexibility and convenience of a risk-based authentication solution is increasingly critical to organizations that want a strong security posture with minimal impact on the user,” said Mike Denning, senior vice president and general manager, Security business at CA Technologies. “CA Technologies Advanced Authentication solutions deliver on that requirement, providing the broad, cross-platform functionality needed to safely do business across an expanding, borderless enterprise.”

To receive a complimentary copy of the report, please visit Magic Quadrant for User Authentication. Learn more about CA Technologies Advanced Authentication solutions, deployed on-premise or from the cloud.  

For additional analyst reports in which CA Technologies was positioned as a “Leader” for its Security solutions, visit:
• Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for User Administration/Provisioning,” Earl Perkins, December 27, 2012.
• Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Governance,” Earl Perkins, December 17, 2012.
• Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Application Services Governance,” Paolo Malinverno, August 8, 2013.
• Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave™: Identity and Access Management Suites, Q3 2013," September 4, 2013.
• Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: API Management Platforms, Q1 2013,” February 5, 2013
• KuppingerCole, “Leadership Compass: Access Management and Federation,” September 27, 2013
• KuppingerCole, “Leadership Compass: Access Governance,” March 8, 2013

*Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for User Authentication,” Ant Allan, December 9, 2013.

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