Oracle Positioned in Leader Category for its Identity and Access Management Suite and User Provisioning Solution
Redwood Shores, CA – February 16, 2010
Oracle has been named a Leader in Forrester Research’s recent report, “The Forrester Wave™: Identity and Access Management, Q4 2009”.(1)
Forrester evaluated nine vendors against 79 criteria, categorized into three main groups: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
Oracle received the highest scores in the Current Offering and Strategy categories for its Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM) Suite.
Due to strong customer interest in the benefits realized through provisioning, Forrester reviewed the user provisioning market independently. Oracle was also was recognized as a leader in this market for its Current Offering, Oracle Identity Manger.
Forrester notes in the report that “Identity and access management (IAM) tools help organizations automate many mundane identity tasks and improve compliance reporting, processes that companies need to focus attention on as the economy recovers.”
Oracle Identity Management provides a unified, integrated security platform designed to manage user identities and entitlements, provision resources to users, secure access to corporate resources, and support extensive audits across enterprise applications.
According to Forrester, “Oracle is the only vendor that has: 1) an adopted entitlement enforcement product (Oracle Entitlements Server [OES]), built on the BEA AquaLogic Enterprise Security solution; 2) an in-house adaptive access management product (Oracle Adaptive Access Manager), integrated with enterprise role management and mining; and 3) an application-centric identity management strategy. Oracle demonstrated the highest adherence to the scenarios evaluated.”
“In today’s dynamic economic environment, organizations are continuing to focus on streamlining identity and access management to save time and money and ensure the highest levels of security,” said Amit Jasuja, vice president, Oracle Identity Management. “We believe Forrester’s positioning of Oracle as a market leader for both identity and access management and user provisioning is a reflection of the success of Oracle’s complete, integrated and hot-pluggable identity management strategy and our ongoing success helping organizations implement world-class security.”
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(1) The Forrester Wave™: Identity and Access Management, Q4 2009, Forrester Research, Inc., November 3, 2009