Dell’s Quest Software a Leader in Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for User Administration and Provisioning

  Dell’s Quest Software a Leader in Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for User
  Administration and Provisioning

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- January 17, 2013

Dell Software today announced that Quest Software, now a part of Dell, is
positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the2012 Gartner Magic Quadrantfor User
Administration/Provisioning. The report issued on Dec. 27, 2012, by Gartner
Inc., evaluates vendors offering comprehensive Identity and Access Management
(IAM) solutions. Quest’s positioning in the Leaders quadrant is based on
Gartner’s evaluation of Quest® One Identity Manager.

As organizations grapple with the shifting IT landscape surrounding cloud,
social media and BYOD, they face a multitude of challenges, which compel
business and IT leaders to invest in enterprise-grade identity and access
management solutions that ensure the right people have access to the right
systems and resources at the right time. Quest One Identity Manager, part of
the Quest One Identity Solutions, addresses mounting security concerns in a
new and unique way, challenging the IAM status quo of expensive, highly
complex, monolithic solutions. Quest One Identity Manager features a modular,
yet integrated approach that puts the business in charge of controlling who
has access to what.

“We believe moving from the Challengers quadrant last year into the Leaders
quadrant this year is a testament to the continued development and adoption of
our identity and access management solutions,” said John Milburn, vice
president and general manager, Quest Identity and Access Management, Dell
Software. “We continue to evolve the Quest One Identity Solutions to provide
our customers with a simple and unified approach to solving their biggest IAM
challenges.”

News Facts:

  *Quest Software moved from the Challengers quadrant to the Leaders quadrant
    this year. In that year, it continued innovation, creation of a compelling
    IAM-related product set, execution of vision, and significant customer
    wins.
  *Quest One Identity Solutions provide management of today’s most pressing
    identity and access challenges: access governance, privileged account
    management, identity administration and user activity monitoring.

       *Quest One Identity Manager differs from the competition by offering a
         modular approach to today’s most pressing identity and access
         management demands, and is nimble enough to tackle future business
         needs as they arise.
       *Quest One Identity Manager enables organizations to add other IAM
         capabilities and functionality, as needed, through integration with
         other solutions in the portfolio including Quest ActiveRoles® Server,
         Quest Password Manager, Quest Webthority, Quest Defender® and Quest
         One Quick Connect.

Supporting Resources:

  *Quest Software, Inc.: http://www.quest.com/
  *More Quest news: http://www.quest.com/newsroom/
  *Twitter: http://mobile.twitter.com/quest
  *Facebook: http://www.quest.com/facebook
  *LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/
  *Quest TV: http://www.quest.com/tv/

About the Magic Quadrant:

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with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose.

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