CA Technologies Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

CA Technologies Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

ISLANDIA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CA Technologies (NAS: CA) today announced that it has again been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for User Authentication*. CA AuthMinder™ and CA RiskMinder™, the company's on-premise strong authentication solutions, and CA CloudMinder™ Advanced Authentication, the authentication-as-a-service component of CA CloudMinder, were evaluated for this report.

In the report Gartner predicts that, "by 2017, more than 50 percent of enterprises will choose cloud-based services as the delivery option for new or refreshed user authentication implementations — up from less than 10 percent today. However, it is likely that on-premises solutions will persist in the longer term, especially in more risk-averse enterprises that want to retain full control of identity administration, credentialing and verification."

"We are living in a hybrid world when it comes to IT. Very few, if any, organizations today are using 'all cloud' or 'all on-premises' solutions, especially when it comes to security," said Mike Denning, senior vice president and general manager, Security business at CA Technologies. "Our ability to provide identity and access management, advanced authentication and data protection solutions delivered on premises or as-a-service is perfectly aligned with this hybrid reality."

"We are proud to be placed in the Leader's Quadrant for user authentication, as well as in three other recent Gartner Magic Quadrant reports, including the Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Governance**; the Magic Quadrant for User Administration and Provisioning***; and the Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention****. We are working to keep these leader positions as we build the security solutions our customers need, delivered the way they want," said Denning.

To receive a complimentary copy of the report, please visit Magic Quadrant for User Authentication. To learn more about CA Technologies Identity and Access Management solutions, visit To learn more about CA Technologies Advanced Authentication, deployed on premises or from the cloud, visit

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

*Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for User Authentication," Ant Allan, March 7, 2013.
**Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Governance,"Earl Perkins, December 17, 2012.
***Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for User Administration and Provisioning," Earl Perkins, December 27, 2012.
****Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention," Eric Ouellet, January 3, 2013.

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