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Ping Identity Named a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Identity and Access Management as a Service Magic Quadrant

Ping Identity®, The Identity Security CompanyTM, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS). With this latest report, Ping Identity now holds a leader position in market reports from the industry’s big-three research firms - Gartner, Forrester1 and IDC.2

IDaaS has emerged in recent years as a new market, distinct from Identity and Access Management (IAM) yet intrinsically connected at the same time. According to Gartner, “larger organizations tend to have IAM solutions in place and have deeper IGA functionality needs than Web-centric vendors can provide.”3

This is further recognition for our Next Gen Identity platform vision,” said Ping Identity CEO, Andre Durand. “Forrester Research recognizes us as a leader in Identity and Access Management, IDC notes our leadership in Federated Identity Management and now according to Gartner, we are a leader in the IDaaS market. It’s really an incredible acknowledgement for our company and shows not only our continued technological execution but the investment that our customers have made in us.”

According to Gartner, companies considered to be “leaders” drive the market’s transformation with a clear vision and a strong ability to execute. Leaders in IDaaS “have generally made strong customer gains. They provide feature sets that are appropriate for current customer use case needs. Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements related to technology, methodology or means of delivery. Leaders typically demonstrate solid customer satisfaction with overall IDaaS capabilities and/or related service and support.”

Resources:

CEO Andre Durand’s Blog Post
2014 Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service

About The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Magic Quadrants provide a graphical competitive positioning and offer visual snapshots of a market’s direction, maturity and participants. The Magic Quadrants depict markets by using a two-dimensional matrix that evaluates vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Ping Identity | The Identity Security Company

Ping Identity believes secure professional and personal identities underlie human progress in a connected world. Our identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device. Over 2,000 companies, including half of the Fortune 100, rely on our award-winning products to make the digital world a better experience for hundreds of millions of people. Visit pingidentity.com for more information.

1 Forrester Research, Inc. “The Forrester WaveTM: Identity and Access Management Suites, Q3 2013,” September 4, 2013

2 IDC, “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-On 2014 Vendor Assessment,” March 2014

3 Gartner, Inc. “2014 Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service,” June 2, 2014

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