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BRING YOUR OWN

As most European organisations open up their applications for external users, Identity Access Management (IAM) is becoming ever more critical to drive business growth
WHERE IDENTITIES COME FROM
Primary and secondary source of identity for consumers: Primary source of identity for employees: Primary source of identity for customer and partner organisations:

THE NEW AGE OF

Social Media

21%

Active Directory

68%

Their Own Directories

12%

Today employees and partners are mostly identified by directories, but consumers are increasingly identified by their own social media. The age of Bring Your Own Identity is here

WHY IS IAM IMPORTANT?

The majority of organisations now open up their applications to external users. Because of this many IT professionals believe IAM is essential for achieving todays security and business goals.

58% of businesses currently open up their applications to external business users


conduct non-financial transactions without first establishing 54% sometimes the identity of users... things could be much slicker if they verified these identities first transacting with customers is the primary or secondary 87% state motivator for implementing IAM

66%
AND

82%
YET

51%

believe IAM is critical to achieving certain

believe IAM is critical to achieving

BUSINESS GOALS

SECURITY GOALS

are worried the business is not interested in IAM. This could be a missed

OPPORTUNITY
for the business

REGIONAL PERCEPTIONS OF IAM AS AN IT ENABLER

IAM systems are viewed as an enabler for different IT management requirements. These are the top factors rated very important by region:
Access policy management/ enforcement: Professionals across most of Europe believe the enforcement and management of access policy is the top IT management challenge eased by IAM. Those in France and Iberia, however, place more emphasis on federated access, whilst Italians emphasise SaaS and other cloud resource concerns.

Nordics

66%

65%

Israel

Benelux

49%

Germany

47%

42%

UK

Federated access for internal users:

Access to SaaS and other cloud resources:

Iberia

France

42%

41%

Italy

25%

IAM ADOPTION IS GROWING ACROSS EUROPE

In 2009, 25% of those surveyed by Quocirca had some form of IAM in place* 70% have now deployed IAM
IAM adoption in Europe has grown almost three-fold in four years.

2009

25%

45% INCREASE

2013

70%

TYPES OF IAM DEPLOYMENT

27%
Use on-premise

22%
Use on-demand

21%
Use hybrid

30%
Do not use IAM

97%

of those surveyed who are enthusiastic about cloud-services have deployed IAM

65%

of survey respondents who are enthusiastic about cloud services are using IAM-as-a-service believe IAMaas facilitates improved employee productivity

74%
of those surveyed who avoid cloud services dont use any form of IAM

52%

believe IAMaaS incurs a lower cost of management

52%

30% of European professionals surveyed do not use IAM, making it harder for them to manage open interaction with external users. Interestingly, those that do utilise IAM tend to be generally more enthusiastic about the cloud.

View the full research at CA Technologies


* Privileged user Management - Quocirca 2009

Based on a survey of 337 senior IT professionals across eight European countries, conducted by Quocirca on behalf of CA technologies in 2012. This infographic was produced by IDG Connect.