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2018 has already seen two acquisitions in the privileged access management (PAM) market, with One Identity purchasing Balabit in January and Bomgar buying Lieberman Software in February.


  • Ovum sees a market in rapid expansion, where the need to add features and functionality, as well as customers, drives M&A activity, while the recent entrance of heavyweight competitors IBM, Oracle, and CA, plus the acquisitiveness of the market leader, keeps the pressure on other players to enhance their offerings.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains privileged access management (PAM).
  • Learn why PAM is growing in importance.

Key questions answered

  • What is privileged access management and how is the market changing?
  • Who are the leaders in the market?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • The PAM specialists are upping their game
  • Bomgar and One Identity add customers, functionality via M&A
  • CyberArk is an acquisitive market leader


  • Further reading
  • Author

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