TechValidate Research on CA Identity Management

Case Study: eSoft 2006 C.A.


This case study of “eSoft 2006, C.A.” is based on a February 2016 survey of CA Privileged Access Manager customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Challenges solved with CA Privileged Access Manager:
    • Addressed audit and compliance demands associated with controlling and managing privileged access
    • Improved inefficient routine processes related to managing privileged access
    • Improved tracking, reporting and monitoring privileged user activities
    • Managed privileged access across the hybrid enterprise (traditional, virtualized and cloud environment)
  • Chose CA Privileged Access Manager over:
    • CyberArk

Use Case

  • Used CA Privileged Access Manager for:
    • Privileged user credential management
    • Privileged user authentication
    • Privileged user session recording and analysis
  • IT environments that CA Privileged Manager is deployed for:
    • Traditional/on-premise data centers
    • Software-defined, virtual data centers and networks
    • Public and private clouds


  • Benefits realized with CA Privileged Access Manager:
    • Reduced security and compliance risks
    • Increased accountability by gaining visibility and control of privileged user activity
    • Reduced cost of managing privileged user access by leveraging automation capabilities (e.g. password management, SSO etc.)
    • Reduced the cost and operational risk of managing application to application credential use
  • Key decision makers/influencers for making the investment in CA Privileged Access Manager:
    • IT Security (CXO/VP/Director/Manager)
    • Risk Management (CXO/VP/Director/Manager)
    • Audit (VP/Director/Manager)
  • Rated CA Privileged Access Manager’s features as:
    • Credential management: very satisfied
    • Privileged user authentication: very satisfied
    • Privileged user access control: very satisfied
    • Session recording & analysis: very satisfied
    • Activity monitoring & alerting: very satisfied
  • Outcomes from CA Privileged Access Manager:
    • Cut security/compliance risks: 50% to 74%
    • Improve compliance processes: 50% to 74%
    • Increase staff productivity: 50% to 74%
    • Increase accountability: 50% to 74%
    • Reduce cost (of PAM): 25% to 49%
  • Has significantly improved their confidence in protecting against breaches with CA Privileged Access Manager.

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