Access "Identity Management Suites Enable Integration, Interoperability"
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Feature-rich suites are putting a face on integration and interoperability. Compliance and consolidation are at the forefront of IT security, especially when it comes to identity and access management (IAM). Today's regulatory environment requires companies to track and control who has access to what. Meanwhile, the tools for managing that access have grown from sets of distinct products into full-blown suites. It's a result of the wave of acquisitions overtaking the IT security marketplace, with larger vendors gobbling up smaller players to broaden their security portfolios. Even companies not known as traditional players in the IAM market, like database giant Oracle, have jumped onto the playing field. And identity and access management is hot. In a study released earlier this year, Forrester Research projects the IAM market to grow from $2.6 billion in 2006 to $12.3 billion by 2014, driven largely by compliance. Forrester also notes that enterprises are shifting away from point products to integrated, feature-rich identity suites to ensure ... Access >>>
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