Avatier Named Innovation Leader in KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report

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Avatier named a leader in innovation and product by KuppingerCole Market Report.

Avatier ranked Innovation Leader by KuppingerCole

"As a company, Avatier is dedicated to developing completely new and innovative products and services that will change this market in a significant and lasting way."

Avatier Corp., the Identity Management Company, has been recognized for both Innovation Leadership and Product Leadership by the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report, “Identity as a Service: Cloud-Based Provisioning, Access Governance and Federation (IDaaS B2E) (July 2017)”; the report studied and ranked the top-25 companies in the industry.

Avatier believes its position as a Leader in the report is based on its commitment to continuous innovation across the entire suite of Identity Management solutions, providing organizations total identity management software, services, and audit controls that transform how an enterprise operates.

Martin Kuppinger, author, founder, and principal analyst at KuppingerCole Analysts wrote, “Innovation is what customers require for keeping up with the constant evolution and emerging requirements they are facing.” The KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report recognizes Avatier as an Innovation Leader based “on its ability to keep up with the constant evolution and emerging customer requirements.”

The report said: Avatier was recognized for providing easy-to-use software which also is easy to customize for specific customer requirements.” As an Innovation Leader, Avatier provides, “several of the most innovative and upcoming features that we hope to see in the market segment.” The report added: Avatier delivers a rich set of features and integrations to its customers (for both) on-premise solutions” and “enterprise-class cloud services.”

Jeremy Russeau, IT Audit Manager of DriveTime and Avatier client, concurs, “Compared to the competition, Avatier offered the most comprehensive solution with everything that DriveTime needed to move forward, at a competitive price.”

“Innovation is one of our core values and a key to our strategy,” said Nelson Cicchitto, Avatier Chairman and CEO. “As a company, we are dedicated to developing completely new and innovative products and services that will change this market in a significant and lasting way. We are pleased that the leading Identity and Access Management (IAM) firm recognizes our dedication to innovation and considers us to be an innovative leader in the identity provisioning space.”

The KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report also recognizes Avatier as Product Leader based on the analysis of the overall capabilities of its current product offerings. The report identified Avatier’s “functional strength and completeness of products” and that it leads in “security, integration, and usability.” Additionally, the report positively recognized Avatier for “interoperability and functionality.”

This radial chart, produced by KuppingerCole, demonstrates that Avatier’s Identity Management solution excels in all areas of the analysis. The report said: “Avatier delivers a rich set of features and integrations to its customers, with a clear emphasis on interfacing to on-premise solutions, but a good baseline support, particularly for enterprise-class cloud services. The UI is well-suited for today’s requirements of serving mobile users, but also of providing a wealth of self-service interfaces,” the report explained.

In addition, the report highlights how Avatier is on the leading edge of the Identity Management industry with its products: “Avatier is amongst the few vendors that already support the FIDO Alliance protocols for a standards-based integration with strong authentication technologies integrated into mobile devices.”

About KuppingerCole Analysts

KuppingerCole is an international analyst organization that specializes in offering neutral advice, expertise, thought leadership and practical relevance in Information Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Governance (IAG), Risk Management & Compliance (GRC), as well as all areas concerning the Digital Transformation. Its reports balance immediate implementation and long-term viability with a vendor-neutral approach on the status of the markets and products.

For more information about KuppingerCole Analysts, please visit https://www.kuppingercole.com/.

Supporting Resources

To download the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report published in July 2017 titled “Identity as a Service: Cloud-Based Provisioning, Access Governance and Federation (IDaaS B2E),” please visit:  https://www.kuppingercole.com/report/lv70319.

The report targets full Identity and Access Management and Governance capabilities for employees in hybrid environments, as well as solutions that deliver Single Sign-On to the Cloud and provide support for other groups of users.

About Avatier

Established in 1997, Avatier has built a reputation for highly secured and easy-to-use information management and access governance products.

With more than 7 million licenses sold globally, Avatier’s innovative identity management software solutions exceed military security standards while also reducing operational costs and mitigating both internal and external risks. Avatier products are available individually or bundled together in our signature Avatier Identity Management Solution (AIMS).

Avatier Corporation, located in Pleasanton, CA (San Francisco, CA), with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Chicago, Dublin, Sydney, and Singapore.

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