• Press Release

    June 28, 2012

    RSA Achieves Leading Market Share for Identity and Access Management According to Analyst Firm

    RSA Tops Leading Vendors in Identity and Access Management Market for Second Consecutive Year, Driven by Continued Innovation in Cloud and Compliance Solutions

    BEDFORD, Mass. - June 28, 2012 -

    RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC) has been named the worldwide leader in total revenue among identity and access management vendors, according to the latest IDC Worldwide Identity and Access Management (IAM) 2011 Vendor Shares report.

    According to IDC, the IAM software market showed a significant economic recovery, and specifically in 2011, the market demonstrated a steady recovery. For the second consecutive year, RSA outpaced the competition capturing an industry-leading 12.1% market share for the 2011 calendar year and 11.7% year-over-year growth, according to the IDC report.

    Compliance requirements and the adoption of cloud computing drove much of the market activity, according to the IDC report, and RSA led the way continuing to innovate and deliver authentication and cloud security solutions. RSA unveiled several identity and access management solutions in 2011 which helped drive growth including the RSA Cloud Trust Authority which leverages RSA IAM technologies to help facilitate secure and compliant relationships and communications among organizations and cloud service providers. RSA also released RSA Authentication Manager Express in 2011, a risk-based, on-demand authentication system for SMB and branch office customers as well software developer kits (SDKs) designed for mobile application developers to seamlessly integrate strong one-time password (OTP) or risk-based authentication into mobile applications without the need for a separate authentication device.

    IDC Worldwide Identity and Access Management 2011 Vendor Shares Highlights

    • RSA captured the #1 leadership position in the overall identity and access management market in 2011.
    • RSA stayed steady with the identity and access management market achieving an 11.7% year-over-year growth, while the overall market grew 11.6% in 2011.
    • All leading IAM vendors, including RSA, unveiled cloud-specific solutions in 2011, aimed at simplifying cloud adoption for customers while ensuring a high-security profile.

    "The significant growth in the IAM market is a proof point to the strength of the security software market," said Sally Hudson, Research Director for IDC's Security Product & Services Group. "Leading companies, like RSA, are achieving steady growth by continuing to introduce new and innovative products into the marketplace that help customers navigate evolving security challenges and compliance hurdles – especially those pertaining to access management and identity protection in cloud environments."

    "The adoption of cloud environments and the need to maintain regulatory compliance is changing the way organizations address identity and access management," said Sam Curry, CTO of Identity & Data Protection at RSA. "RSA is dedicated to providing services and solutions that will help our customers adapt to the changing IT landscape and regulatory environment, all while ensuring a high security profile. It's this commitment to innovation and excellence that has allowed us to continue our leadership in this space."

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  • Press Release

    June 29, 2012

    RSA Achieves Leading Market Share for Identity and Access Management According to Analyst Firm

    RSA Tops Leading Vendors in Identity and Access Management Market for Second Consecutive Year, Driven by Continued Innovation in Cloud and Compliance Solutions

    JOHANNESBURG - June 29, 2012 -

    RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC) has been named the worldwide leader in total revenue among identity and access management vendors, according to the latest IDC Worldwide Identity and Access Management (IAM) 2011 Vendor Shares report.

    According to IDC, the IAM software market showed a significant economic recovery, and specifically in 2011, the market demonstrated a steady recovery. For the second consecutive year, RSA outpaced the competition capturing an industry-leading 12.1% market share for the 2011 calendar year and 11.7% year-over-year growth, according to the IDC report.

    Compliance requirements and the adoption of cloud computing drove much of the market activity, according to the IDC report, and RSA led the way continuing to innovate and deliver authentication and cloud security solutions. RSA unveiled several identity and access management solutions in 2011 which helped drive growth including the RSA Cloud Trust Authority which leverages RSA IAM technologies to help facilitate secure and compliant relationships and communications among organizations and cloud service providers. RSA also released RSA Authentication Manager Express in 2011, a risk-based, on-demand authentication system for SMB and branch office customers as well software developer kits (SDKs) designed for mobile application developers to seamlessly integrate strong one-time password (OTP) or risk-based authentication into mobile applications without the need for a separate authentication device.

    IDC Worldwide Identity and Access Management 2011 Vendor Shares Highlights

    • RSA captured the #1 leadership position in the overall identity and access management market in 2011.
    • RSA stayed steady with the identity and access management market achieving an 11.7% year-over-year growth, while the overall market grew 11.6% in 2011.
    • All leading IAM vendors, including RSA, unveiled cloud-specific solutions in 2011, aimed at simplifying cloud adoption for customers while ensuring a high-security profile.

    "The significant growth in the IAM market is a proof point to the strength of the security software market," said Sally Hudson, Research Director for IDC's Security Product & Services Group. "Leading companies, like RSA, are achieving steady growth by continuing to introduce new and innovative products into the marketplace that help customers navigate evolving security challenges and compliance hurdles – especially those pertaining to access management and identity protection in cloud environments."

    “The adoption of cloud environments and the need to maintain regulatory compliance is changing the way organisations address identity and access management,” said Stephan le Roux, District Manager of RSA, The Security Division of EMC Southern Africa.
    “RSA is dedicated to providing services and solutions that will help our customers adapt to the changing IT landscape and regulatory environment, all while ensuring a high security profile. It’s this commitment to innovation and excellence that has allowed us to continue our leadership in this space.”

    About RSA

    RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk and compliance management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps the world’s leading organisations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organisational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

    Combining business-critical controls in identity assurance, encryption & key management, SIEM, Data Loss Prevention, Continuous Network Monitoring, and Fraud Protection with industry-leading eGRC capabilities and robust consulting services, RSA brings visibility and trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform and the data that is generated. For more information, please visit www.RSA.com and http://southafrica.emc.com.

    About Dell

    Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

    Copyright © 2017 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All Rights Reserved. Dell, EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners.