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TechValidate Research on CA Access Management

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227 Customers Surveyed

1,496 Data Points Collected

159 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

33 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Vast Majority Reduced Their Security Related Development Costs with CA SiteMinder

CA SiteMinder® is more cost-effective than individual solutions.

50% or more: 42%
26% to 49%: 58%
10% - 25%: 0%

CA Advanced Authentication Customer Statement

A Global 500 professional services company reduced costs by up to 30% with CA Advanced Authentication.

50% of surveyed IT organizations plan to use CA SiteMinder to protect Web access for employees.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace and Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of Bombardier Inc. is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Siteminder customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Many benefits are achieved by using SiteMinder, mainly the control we maintain over the identity. Another benefit is for the users to have single ID and password to access many different applications on premise or SaaS.”

Challenges

  • Very concerned about session hijacking.
  • Assigns the following priority when developing new Web applications, mobile apps and Web services:
    • User convenience: medium
    • Security: high
    • Time-to-market: medium

Use Case

  • Has or plans to have the following number of federation connections within the following time period:
    • Currently: 1-9
    • Within 24 months: 10-24
  • Provides or will provide SSO to the following applications within the following time period:
    • On-premise applications : currently
    • SaaS applications: currently
    • Employee to SaaS apps: currently
    • Customer to on-premise apps: currently
  • Using the following number of SaaS services:
    • Currently: < 10
    • Within 12 months: 11-49
    • Included in SSO: 50-99

Results

  • Has reduced 26% to 49% security-related development costs with CA SiteMinder vs. developing access and security capabilities for each application.
  • Percent of CA SiteMinder Protected URLs that use strong authentication:
    • Currently: 10-29%
  • Reduced costs by 10% to 19% with a single solution to manage multiple methods of Web access, including HTTP, SAML federation, and Web services vs. implementing separate solutions for each method.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a August 2013 survey of CA SiteMinder customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We can protect all our web applications under one umbrella providing ease of use to the end users with CA SiteMinder.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA SiteMinder to solve the following business/security needs:
    • Enable single sign-on across Web applications
    • Support a wide range of Web platforms
    • Secure access/authorization for Web applications
    • Have federated single sign-on
    • Reduce security-related development on Web applications
    • Improve the end user experience

Use Case

  • Have 10,001 to 100,000 users protected by CA SiteMinder.
  • Uses CA SiteMinder for the following purposes:
    • Protect Web access for customers
    • Protect Web access for employees
    • Provide federation
    • Provide SSO to internal applications
    • Provide SSO to cloud applications
    • Protect access to mobile applications
    • Provide authorization
    • Provide session management
    • Provide auditing/reporting
  • Plans to use CA SiteMinder for the following purposes:
    • Protect Web access for customers
    • Protect Web access for employees
    • Federation
    • Provide SSO to internal applications
    • Provide SSO to cloud applications
    • Protect access to mobile applications
    • Provide authorization
    • Provide session management
    • Provide auditing/reporting

Results

  • Can deliver new Web applications/services with CA SiteMinder > 50% faster than creating a security layer for each application/service.
  • Reduced security-related development costs with CA SiteMinder by > 50% more than they would developing access and security capabilities for each Web application.
  • CA SiteMinder had the following impact on ability perform the following tasks:
    • Deliver a positive user experience: very significant
    • Meet compliance regulations: significant
    • Reduce IT costs: significant
    • Reduce security risks: significant
    • Reduce new app time-to-market: significant
  • Finds the single infrastructure approach of CA SiteMinder for managing multiple Web access methods to be a significant benefit.
  • Rated CA SiteMinder in the following areas:
    • Scalability/reliability: excellent
    • Breadth of application support: very good
    • Security: excellent
    • Depth of functionality: very good
    • Return on investment: good

CA SiteMinder Solves Business/Security Needs

What business/security needs led you to purchase CA SiteMinder?

Single sign-on across Web applications
51%
Support for a wide range of Web platforms
39%
Secure access/authorization for Web applications
39%
Improve the end user experience
34%
Federated single sign-on
29%
Reduce security-related development on Web applications
22%
Secure access to mobile applications
20%
Secure access to SaaS applications
15%


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About CA Access Management

CA Privileged Access Manager Server Control is a comprehensive and host-based privileged access management (PAM) solution that provides user access controls, UNIX to Active Directory authentication bridging and user activity reporting—in both physical and virtual environments.

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