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Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is becoming Microsoft Entra ID. Learn more.
We are honored to announce that Microsoft has been named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic QuadrantTM for Access Management for Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra.
We thank our customers who guide our strategy and product innovation, engage with us deeply in co-creating modern and secure identity solutions, and provide invaluable feedback that helps us continually raise the bar. We believe this incredible partnership has propelled us to be recognized as a Leader for the 6th year in a row and inspires us to grow our product portfolio, introducing innovative solutions so that our customers can do more with less.
Secure access for a connected world
As organizations have adopted new technologies to expand their digital environments, managing identities and access has become much more complex and time-consuming. To innovate without fear, organizations must ensure that they effectively protect their expanding digital estate as every new service immediately becomes a new attack surface. That’s why we’re building our identity solution as a pervasive trust fabric that can secure access to everything for everyone, whether that be within on-premises, Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, apps, websites, devices, or wherever organizations expand next.
To pave the way for the next generation of identity solutions, earlier this year as we announced Microsoft Entra, our new identity and access product family that can help any organization:
- Protect access to every app and every resource for every user.
- Effectively secure every identity including employees, customers, partners, apps, devices, and workloads across every environment.
- Discover and right-size permissions, manage access lifecycles, and ensure least privilege access for any identity.
- Keep users productive with simple sign-in experiences, intelligent security, and unified administration.
Discover the Microsoft Entra product family
Following our identity innovations announced at Microsoft Ignite 2022, the Microsoft Entra product family includes:
- Microsoft Azure Active Directory, part of Microsoft Entra, our flagship cloud identity product.
- Microsoft Entra Permissions Management, our cloud infrastructure entitlement management product.
- Microsoft Entra Verified ID, our decentralized Identity product.
- Microsoft Entra Identity Governance, our complete identity governance product.
- Microsoft Entra Workload Identities, our product that brings advanced security and governance to non-human identities.
You can learn more by reading the full 2022 Gartner® Magic QuadrantTM for Access Management report. To learn more about the Microsoft Entra portfolio and its products, visit our website and check out our Ignite session covering our recent Microsoft Entra innovations.
To learn more about Microsoft Security solutions, visit our website. Bookmark the Security blog to keep up with our expert coverage on security matters. Also, follow us at @MSFTSecurity for the latest news and updates on cybersecurity.
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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Access Management, By Henrique Teixeira, Abhyuday Data, Michael Kelley, James Hoover, Brian Guthrie. 2 November 2022.