The IGA Magic Quadrant compares unified identity management, access governance and enterprise password management solutions.
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Gartner considers identity governance and administration (IGA) as technology solutions used to conduct identity management and access governance operations. IGA includes the tools, technologies, reports and compliance activities required for identity lifecycle management. It engrosses every operation from account creation and termination, to user provisioning, access certification and enterprise password management. The IGA looks at automated workflow and data from authoritative sources capabilities along with self-service user provisioning, IT governance and password management.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) consolidates the User Administration and Provisioning (IAM) and Identity and Access Governance (IAG) Magic Quadrants. However, the IGA Magic Quadrant review includes only technology providers offering a unified identity management solution.
The Avatier Identity Management Software (AIMS) suite delivers IGA solutions for access management, compliance and IT audit reviews. AIMS IGA solutions are readily configurable and deploy quickly in comparison to other IGA vendors in the Magic Quadrant.