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Protect multicloud identities and network access

Get ahead of what’s next with an adaptable solution that protects every identity and secures access to every resource.

Reimagine secure access with Microsoft Entra

Discover the latest identity and access innovations and how to strengthen your defenses with Microsoft Entra.

Holistic identity and access security

Meet the challenges of an interconnected world with a leading multicloud identity and network access solution.

Advance Zero Trust

Build an identity-focused security strategy that authenticates and authorizes all human and nonhuman identities at every access request across your multicloud and on-premises environment.

Outmaneuver cyberattackers

Apply machine learning-based risk assessments and granular, conditional access controls to automatically protect your organization from compromised identities and unauthorized access.

Grow with confidence

Stay ahead of tomorrow’s cyberthreats with an identity and access solution that delivers continuous innovation to meet your evolving needs.

Delight your users

Reduce friction for your employees, partners, and customers with personalized, adaptive sign-in experiences that quickly and securely connect them to the resources they need.

Explore Microsoft Entra

Quickly adapt to a changing security landscape with an identity and access solution that evolves to meet your needs.

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Identity and access management (IAM)

Manage identities and conditional access policies to connect people to their apps, devices, and data with Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory).

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Identity governance

Apply least-privilege and just-in-time access policies to safeguard your administrator accounts with Microsoft Entra ID Governance.

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Single sign-on

Enable employees, customers, and partners to sign in once and access everything they need, including non-Microsoft apps, with Microsoft Entra ID.

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Multifactor authentication

Significantly reduce your risk of account compromise by requiring more than one authentication factor at each access request with Microsoft Entra ID.

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Security service edge

Secure access to all internet, software as a service, and private apps and resources with identity-centric, Zero Trust network access solutions.

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Decentralized identity

Issue and manage verified credentials based on open standards with Microsoft Entra Verified ID. 

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Cloud infrastructure entitlement management

Gain visibility and control over identity permissions from a single access solution with Microsoft Entra Permissions Management.

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Workload identities

Manage and secure identities for apps, services, and devices with Microsoft Entra Workload ID.

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Consistently recognized as a Leader by industry analysts


Microsoft recognized for seventh year

Microsoft is recognized for the seventh straight year as a Leader in 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Access Management.1, 2

KuppingerCole Analysts

A leader in access management

Learn why KuppingerCole rates Microsoft a strong positive across all product and leadership dimensions in access management.3

Frost and Sullivan

2022 Company of the Year for Global Identity and Access Management

Frost & Sullivan has named Microsoft the 2022 Company of the Year for the Global Identity and Access Management industry.4

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Embrace proactive security with Zero Trust

Implement a Zero Trust security framework to protect people, devices, apps, and data wherever they’re located.

Cloud migration

Modernize your identity infrastructure

Enhance security, simplify access, and reduce costs by migrating your identity management to Microsoft Entra ID.

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Elevate security with passwordless authentication

Dramatically reduce the risk of account compromise and make signing in seamless for employees and customers with passwordless authentication.

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  • [1] Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

    Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark and Magic Quadrant is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
  • [2] Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Henrique Teixeira, Abhyuday Data, Nathan Harris, Robertson Pimentel. 16 November 2023. 
  • [3] KuppingerCole, Leadership Compass: Access Management 2022, Richard Hill, April 26, 2022.
  • [4] Frost and Sullivan, Microsoft 2022 Company of the Year, Global Identity and Access Management Industry, 2022.

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