Centrify Named a Leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service, Worldwide

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

June 07, 2016

Santa Clara, CA ― Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service, Worldwide.”

“We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the Identity and Access Management as a Service space,” said Tom Kemp, CEO and co-founder of Centrify. “This recognition comes after a year of tremendous innovation and progress at Centrify. As the very first company to deliver integrated identity and mobility management, we continued this year with the additions of push multi-factor authentication, wearables support, mobile TrueSSO and mobile client protection. In addition, we integrated request and approval workflow and added support for B2B and B2C users. And most recently, we have added our cloud-based password and access management solution for today’s hybrid world of servers and network infrastructure deployed in the data center and cloud.”

According to Gartner, leaders in the IDaaS market generally have strong customer gains, and provide feature sets that are appropriate for current customer use-case needs. Leaders also show evidence of strong 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 related service and support.

Centrify Identity Service (CIS) unifies identity, mobility and Mac into an enterprise cloud service to eliminate the hassles of multiple passwords and enforce security policy across environments for both internal and external users. CIS improves end-user productivity and secures access to cloud, mobile and on-premises apps via single sign-on, user provisioning and multi-factor authentication.

CIS offers web-centric IDaaS, and EMM, while providing application SSO using federation standards or password valuting and forwarding, user provisioning and reporting. Standout features include security configuration and enforcement, device X.509 credential issuance and renewal, remote device location and wiping, and application containerization.

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About Centrify

Centrify is the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats that target today’s hybrid IT environment of cloud, mobile and on-premises. The Centrify Identity Platform protects against the leading point of attack used in data breaches ― compromised credentials — by securing an enterprise’s internal and external users as well as its privileged accounts. Centrify delivers stronger security, continuous compliance and enhanced user productivity through single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, mobile and Mac management, privileged access security and session monitoring. Centrify is trusted by over 5000 customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50.

Gartner “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service, Worldwide 2016 ” by Gregg Kreizman, Neil Wynne June 2016.

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