Vendor Report: ActivIdentity

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ActivIdentity is a vendor for solutions around strong authentication, Enterprise Single Sign-On (E-SSO), device and credential management, and secure information transfer. The company has been founded in 1985 with headquarters in the US and in Suresnes, France.

The company acts as a niche player in the mentioned market segments, with specific strengths in the fields of versatile authentication, E-SSO (especially in combination with strong authentication), and employee ID cards. Within the market segments ActivIdentity is acting, the company appears to be well established and providing a consistent, complete product portfolio. ActivIdentity has a strong partner ecosystem as well for technology partners as for system integrators.

Despite some financial losses, the company appears to be well funded. Its strategy with focus on the mentioned market segments is valid. The segments which ActivIdentity addresses are amongst the parts of the broader IAM market in which Kuppinger Cole expects growth rates above average.

We recommend evaluating ActivIdentity as a provider for solutions in the market segments mentioned above, especially with focus on their integrated offering for E-SSO, strong authentication, and the management of authenticators like smart cards.

 

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Jan 20, 2009

Vendor Report: ActivIdentity

ActivIdentity is a vendor for solutions around strong authentication, Enterprise Single Sign-On (E-SSO), device and credential management, and secure information transfer. The company has been founded in 1985 with headquarters in the US and in Suresnes, France. The company acts as a niche…

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