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Why Opt for Open Source Identity & Access Management

Picking an IAM solution solely based on the feature set is no longer an option. You need to think of the broader requirements such as scalability, performance, and usability. Close sourced IAM solutions restrict your ability to adapt to your unique requirements and the total cost of ownership tends to be steep.That's why you need to consider open source for IAM.

Reasons Why Open Source IAM is Popular

Freedom to make business decisions free from vendor or platform lock-in

Freedom to make business decisions free from vendor or platform lock-in

Broader extensibility and customization for unique use cases

Broader extensibility and customization for unique use cases

Low maintenance and support costs

Low maintenance and support costs because the products are free to use

According to Gartner

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By 2021, open-source IAM components will be used for one or more IAM functions by 30% of organizations, up from 20% at the end of 2016."

Gartner,
Options for Open-Source Identity and Access Management: 2017 Update,
8 March 2017
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By 2022, more than 98% of IT organizations will leverage open source technology in their mission-critical IT portfolios, including many cases where they will be unaware of it because it is embedded within third-party solutions."

Gartner,
Webinar: Application Infrastructure & Middleware Trends: Creating Digital Value at Scale,
June 2018

What to Look for When Choosing an Open Source IAM Solution

Open source, not just open core

Open source, not just open core

Ease of extension and customization

Ease of extension and customization

Integration with heterogeneous technology stacks

Integration with heterogeneous technology stacks

Ease of integration with new applications in the security ecosystem

Ease of integration with new applications in the security ecosystem

Vendor and platform lock-in implications

Vendor and platform lock-in implications

Cloud vs on-premise deployments and interconnectivity needs

Cloud vs on-premise deployments and interconnectivity needs

Ensuring that you can incorporate latest algorithms and security protocols when they emerge

Ensuring that you can incorporate latest algorithms and security protocols when they emerge

Open standards support

Open standards support

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