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The Ovum Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) Decision Matrix (ODM) report compares the technology solutions of the leading IDaaS vendors and their ability to support identity management for a hybrid mix of cloud and on-premises business systems.


  • IDaaS is relevant to public and private sector organizations that are prepared to allow their IAM services to be managed and maintained from the cloud and are willing to work with a third-party service provider.

Features and Benefits

  • Compare the technology components available from the leading IDaaS vendors.
  • Compare the product/service execution and market impact that the leading IDaaS vendors have achieved.

Key questions answered

  • How do the technology components available from the leading IDaaS vendors compare?
  • How do the product/service execution and market impact that the leading IDaaS vendors have achieved compare?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key findings

Vendor solution selection

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Exclusion criteria
  • Methodology

Market and solution analysis

  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) 2016–17
  • Market leaders: vendor solutions
  • Market challengers: vendor solutions
  • Emerging vendors

Market leaders

  • Market leaders: technology
  • Market leaders: execution
  • Market leaders: market impact

Vendor analysis

  • Centrify (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • IBM (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • Microsoft (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • Okta (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • OneLogin (Ovum recommendation: challenger)
  • Ping (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • SailPoint (Ovum recommendation: challenger)


  • Further reading
  • Author

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