TechValidate Research on CA Access Management

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610 Customers Surveyed

2,924 Data Points Collected

159 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

33 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

CA SiteMinder® Customer Statistic

42% of surveyed IT organizations plan to have 50-99 federation connections within 24 months.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace and Defense Company


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.”


  • 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


  • 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.

Majority of URLs Will Incorporate Strong Authentication in 24 Months

A majority of URLs protected with CA SiteMinder will incorporate strong authentication in 24 months.

> 50% 30-49% 10-29% < 10%

Estimated % within 12 months
Estimated % within 24 months

CA SiteMinder® Customer Testimonial

Agents were available for various OS to provide us SSO ability to our web apps developed on different platforms.

IT Specialist, Federal Government

Strong Authentication Use Continues to Grow

More organizations are augmenting CA SiteMinder® with strong authentication.

> 50% 30-49% 10-29% < 10%

Estimated % within 12 months
Estimated % within 24 months

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company


This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a June 2014 survey of CA Advanced Authentication customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Advanced Authentication has helped us achieve two-step authentication.”


  • Purchased CA Advanced Authentication for the following reasons:
    • Protect user identities from online attacks
    • Safeguard sensitive organizational data

Use Case

  • 1,001 to 9,999 end users are protected by their CA Advanced Authentication implementation.
  • Utilizes CA Advanced Authentication to comply with:
    • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
    • Internal regulations
  • Uses/plans to use CA Advanced Authentication for the following:
    • On-premise apps for customers
  • Secures up to 1,000 authentications per day.
  • Authentications used:
    • Two-factor credentials


  • CA Advanced Authentication significantly impacted the ability to:
    • Meet compliance regulations
    • Reduce security risks
  • Rated CA Advanced Authentication as very good in the following areas:
    • Scalability and reliability
    • Security
    • Depth of functionality

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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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