Bull Evidian, the leading European provider of Identity and Access Management solutions, announced that it has been positioned by Gartner in the Leader Quadrant of its ‘Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Single Sign-On, 2007’*.
Gartner’s report analyses the enterprise single-sign-on (ESSO) market and evaluates 14 solutions available on the market. Quadrant positions are established based on each vendor’s ability to execute and completeness of vision. Criteria include: vendor’s product/service, overall viability, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness and track record, customer experience, market understanding, sales strategy, offering/product strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy and geographic strategy.
According to Gartner, "Leaders in the ESSO market show a consistent ability to gain new customers in broad industries and geographies, and at the higher end of the quadrant, have very good to excellent customer references, products that easily or very easily integrate with target systems, and a commitment to rapidly provide the product updates their customers want”.
“This report demonstrates the value of our ESSO offer, which has already been chosen by hundreds of large companies worldwide and currently experiences strong growth with the development of new channels and partnerships.” said Hassan Maad, General Manger of Bull Evidian .It also validates our strategy and offer that unifies identity and access management at the level of enterprise business processes, in particular with the recent release of IAM Suite 8, a major milestone in our development”.
About Bull Evidian’s ESSO
Drawing on years of experience and innovation, Bull Evidian’s ESSO software is a best-of breed SSO solution that offers unique mobility and data privacy features. It plugs the gap between traditional SSO tools and corporate business policies. It provides advanced role-based management capabilities that accelerate time to value and enforce user security and productivity.
Bull Evidian’s ESSO can be deployed jointly with the other modules of its IAM Suite 8 – including the innovative Policy Manager module. It can also be deployed in a standalone mode or together with any of the identity management solutions on the market. As a result, Bull Evidian helps organizations leverage SSO to get the most value out of their existing identity management investment.
* Gartner Group, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Single Sign-on" by Gregg Kreizman, August 30, 2007