CA Technologies positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

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Published February 5th, 2012 - 08:36 GMT
CA Technologies
CA Technologies

CA Technologies announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the report, Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

According to the report by Gartner Research Vice President Ant Allan, “We estimate the overall growth in the market by customers to be approximately 30 percent year-over-year. Because of the shift toward lower-cost authentication solutions, we estimate the overall growth by revenue to be approximately only 20 percent.” He writes that, “By 2017, more than 50 percent of enterprises will choose cloud-based services as the delivery option for new or refreshed user authentication implementations, up from less than 10 percent today.” 

“Considering Gartner’s user authentication market growth estimate, and the forecast that half of the implementations will be cloud services, we are confident we’re in a solid position for success in this sector. With more than 14,000 organizations leveraging our authentication solutions and more than 85 million identities protected by our cloud-based authentication services we should be on the short-list for anyone considering a cloud authentication solution,” said Franz Erasmus, Practise manager - Security, CA MENA. “Our team has worked hard to deliver the solutions customers need to address their identity and access management challenges, and we are proud to have been positioned in four Leaders quadrants over the past year.” 

Background Information

CA Technologies

CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility.

The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. CA MENA represents CA Technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, it has offices in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi & Dubai), Kuwait (Kuwait City), Qatar (Doha), Oman and Pakistan.

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