KuppingerCole recently published its “2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management (PAM)” report and ARCON has been recognized as an Innovation leader by Paul Fisher, the lead analyst. This independent analyst firm from Europe has identified Privileged Access Management (PAM) as one of the crucial components of IT security and risk management in any organization. Today PAM is one of the most indispensable tools to maintain the cybersecurity posture of an organization.
KuppingerCole evaluated many vendors in this 2020 Leadership Compass report and has given a comprehensive view of the overall PAM marketplace. The strengths and advantages of ARCON | Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution were aptly summarized by KuppingerCole, which includes:
1. Design that works well with strong focus on compliance
2. Feature-rich comprehensive solution
3. Soft OTP and Biometric authentication
4. Readily integrable with standard SIEM and help-desk tools
5. Ease of Deployment and Administration
6. Available as a hosted and managed service and PAM as a solution
According to the report, “ARCON’s ability to develop customized connectors for password and account management for legacy applications and systems could be an advantage for organizations that deem legacy infrastructure important to support critical business functions”.
By applying constant innovation into the product, ARCON | PAM today offers one of the best-in-class functionalities and user experience. Having included in the most innovative companies in the PAM space, Kuppingercole Leadership Compass has reinstated the fact that ARCON relies on a customer-centric approach. Over the years, ARCON has established trust amongst its global clientele base and created a competitive edge in the market. It goes exactly with what KuppingerCole has mentioned about Innovation:
“Innovation is not about delivering a constant flow of new releases. Rather, innovative companies take a customer-oriented upgrade approach, delivering customer-requested cutting-edge features, while maintaining compatibility with previous versions.”
There were several parameters associated with the ratings in the Leadership Compass. ARCON received positive ratings on parameters such as security, functionality, interoperability and deployment. In addition to that, ARCON | PAM has been rated as “strong positive” on product usability parameter. Conventionally, it addresses two aspects of usability which include end-user view and administrative view. In both ways, ARCON | PAM has claimed its product superiority. Not just good documentation, ARCON | PAM has strong access control features that elevates the overall risk-predictive and risk-preventive performance of the solution.
There are other determiners in this report like Market position and Product rating, where ARCON obtained a Challenger position. ARCON has already propelled its way towards a promising future in the global PAM space and will continue to enhance the product as per the latest trends of IT security based on AI and ML. In line with our strategy, KuppingerCole has mentioned,
“ARCON is an ambitious company and has plans in its pipeline to develop further AI and facial recognition capabilities into its PAM product suite.”
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.