As we say goodbye to 2020, some ARCON high-points


The ‘villainous’ Covid19 turned to be a great ‘teacher’ for global organizations.

The pandemic, besides badly impacting the global health and disrupting normal business processes, resulted in a wave of cyber-attacks as businesses found themselves in a challenging situation. Remote access, authentication, access management (AM) were some of the issues that kept security and risk professionals on toes as they tried to tread a balance between business continuity and IT security.


In this time of adversity, ARCON continued in its mission to propagate the message – how to ensure cyber resilience and cyber security. We continued to work hard to make our stack of products more robust in terms of security and functionality. In addition, ARCON, being the torchbearer of the intense mission of cyber hygiene, has surpassed several milestones to stand tall among global IT risk-predictive solution providers.

In the last few months, ARCON has added a good number of feathers in its cap to reemphasize its growing traction globally especially among the analysts’ community.

ARCON recognized as a Challenger in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management and placed third in the Gartner Critical Capabilities report

After a huge shift of demand from risk-preventive technologies to risk-predictive technologies, Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution has acquired a pivotal role in most of the industries to ensure a robust security of the IT ecosystem.

As mentioned by Gartner, “By 2024, 50% of organizations will have implemented a just in time (JIT) privileged access model, which eliminates standing privileges, experiencing 80% fewer privileged breaches than those that don’t.

 By 2024, 65% of organizations that use privileged task automation features will save 40% on staff costs for IT operations for IaaS and PaaS, and will experience 70% fewer breaches than those that don’t.

ARCON was placed in the Challengers Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management (PAM), 2020. We almost knocked the Leaders’ quadrant. We strongly believe that the Privileged Access Management report is a comprehensive guide for global IT security professionals to find out why ARCON | PAM continues to be the best-in-class PAM vendor. The Gartner Magic Quadrant research report evaluates a vendor’s ability to execute and its vision. Likewise, ARCON performed remarkably well in the Gartner Critical Capabilities report for Privileged Access Management, which evaluates a vendor’s ability in terms of key features and capabilities required to meet day-to-day enterprise use cases. We were placed third in the Product and Service Use Cases category for large and mid-size enterprises.


ARCON rated as Innovation Leader

 KuppingerCole Analysts published the “2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management (PAM)” report this year and ARCON has been recognized as an Innovation leader by Paul Fisher, the lead analyst. A robust Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution, as revealed by the research firm, has started to experience the highest demand in IT security today. In this ‘new normal’ work scenario, almost all the global organizations are striving for better IT governance to avoid any cyber incident, and PAM is the must-have tool to ensure the best cyber hygiene. Additionally, ARCON was placed as  a ‘Challenger in the product leadership, market leadership and overall ratings.


ARCON enters the Forrester Wave for Privileged Identity Management 2020

In the report Forrester Wave: Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Q4 2020, the lead analyst, Sean Ryan has proclaimed that the major global vendors of PIM provides a unique user experience and address the requirements of cloud, DevOps, bots, IoT and PAM use cases. ARCON is proud to have made into the wave report this year.


CIO Insider has enlisted ARCON as one of the “10 most recommended Telecom Solutions Providers 2020”

Some of the world’s biggest telecom companies trust ARCON | PAM to ensure robust security. Observing the current market trends, CIO Insider has enlisted ARCON as one of the “10 most recommended Telecom Solutions Providers 2020”. The panel of CIOs, CEOs, VCs, Analysts and top editorial teams, has voiced their opinion that ARCON is one of the companies that is “committed in offering the most reliable and high-speed telecom solutions, helping businesses and customers achieve their long term goals.


ARCON bagged the coveted GEC Award in Dubai

ARCON bagged the coveted GEC (Global Enterprise Connect) Award in 2020 for being the “Top Vendor in Secure Identity Solutions” in Dubai on December 2020. It was the 7th edition of the Awards by GEC Media, organized by ‘Enterprise Channels’, MEA and ‘Business Transformation’ as the official business partner. ARCON takes the pride for being identified as the most deserving brand of the year and this prestigious feat is the proof of determination, dedication and efforts of team ARCON towards enterprise IT security services.


Other NEW Business Associations

ARCON always believes in “Sell the Problem you Solve, not the Product”! This strong belief drives ARCON’s journey. And some of the great organizations continued to repose faith in ARCON. Some of the key acquisitions include:

  • A global telecom giant chose ARCON | PAM to secure more than 200,000 devices
  • A Major MSP from MEA region secured their distributed data centers with ARCON | PAM
  • Top Insurance brand in Sri Lanka trusted ARCON to secure their IT assets
  • One of the popular Insurance brand in India opted both ARCON | PAM & ARCON | UBA
  • Top brand in Utilities in MEA region opted ARCON | PAM over the rest
  • A Government organization from Eastern Europe selected ARCON to ensure secured access policy
  • A highly popular bank from Africa chose ARCON | PAM over the rest to protect privileged accounts
  • A Popular Insurance brand from MEA region trusted on ARCON to ensure robust IT security
  • A non-profit European organization in Europe preferred ARCON | PAM solution for the security of their data assets
  • Top financial service provider in India found ARCON as the best-fit brand for their requirements
  • Top bank from APAC region found ARCON as the most suitable solution for their need
  • A Real Estate giant from MEA region chose to deploy ARCON | PAM
  • Top Insurance brand in India selected ARCON | UBA as the most trustworthy vendor to monitor ever user activity


Final Words

ARCON, as always remains enthusiastic and optimistic about growth, is foreseeing a sea of opportunities in 2021 as the world has already turned its eyes towards remote security, user behaviour analytics, zero trust network access and more. (refer to our earlier blog on this forecast) ARCON is a complete IT security package under one roof and global organizations find ARCON as a one-stop solution for protecting endpoints, privileged accounts, and mission-critical applications.


ARCON is a leading enterprise risk control solutions provider, specializing in risk-predictive technologies. ARCON | User Behaviour Analytics enables to monitor end-user activities in real time. ARCON | Privileged Access Management reinforces access control and mitigates data breach threats. ARCON | Secure Compliance Management is a vulnerability assessment tool.


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