Netegrity Positioned in Leader Quadrant for Extranet Access Management.WALTHAM, Mass. -- Netegrity, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETE), a leading provider of identity and access management solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has placed Netegrity in the Leader Quadrant of the 2004 Extranet Access Management Magic Quadrant The Gartner Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner Inc., a US based research and advisory firm. It is designed to provide an unbiased qualitative analysis of a “markets’ direction, maturity, and participants. report(1).
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3. Gartner, leaders are vendors who are performing well today, have clear vision of market direction, and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market. The Extranet Access Management Magic Quadrant acknowledges those software vendors who have developed strong identity administration, integration with user provisioning The ability for customers to change voice and data services from their carriers online without having to place the order with a human representative. Web-based user provisioning lets you add and delete services and features from your browser. See automated provisioning. , and federated identity In information technology, federated identity has two general meanings:
According to the Gartner report, suite product presentations or integration with user provisioning and federated identity capabilities remain the primary functional differentiators in 2004.
Netegrity has maintained its position in the identity and access management market with:
--End-to-End Identity and Access Management Solution - Netegrity provides customers with an end-to-end and integrated identity and access management solution consisting of access management, identity administration, and user provisioning.
--Robust Identity Federation Technology - The Netegrity Universal Federation Architecture enables companies to securely share identity information across applications within the enterprise as well as to external partner companies by supporting a broad range of federation standards including Liberty, SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) An XML-based format from OASIS for exchanging security information for single sign-on. The "assertions" are statements from a SAML authority that authenticate a user, confirm some attribute about the individual and grant or , and WS-Security. With over 60 federation customers today, Netegrity has one of the largest numbers of federation customers in the market.
--Strong Customer Base - Netegrity solutions are licensed for more than 350 million users at nearly 850 organizations, including over half of the Fortune 100. Netegrity's software is running some of the largest and most innovative identity and access management deployments, with over 100 customers who have licensed over a million users.
"Netegrity is very pleased with its position in the Leader Quadrant of one of the most respected market research tools," said Stephanie Feraday, vice president of marketing at Netegrity. "Netegrity continues to set itself apart from the competition as an application stack-neutral vendor with a comprehensive and integrated identity and access management solution."
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Netegrity, Inc. is a leading provider of security software solutions that securely manage identities and their access to enterprise information assets, letting business in while keeping risk out. Netegrity provides a comprehensive identity and access management product line for continuously evolving computing environments, including legacy, Web, and service-oriented architectures See SOA. . Netegrity's flexible, standards-based offerings increase security, reduce administrative costs administrative costs,
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(1)Magic Quadrant for Extranet Access Management, 1H04, Ray Wagner, June 29, 2004.