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As Xton Access Manager (XTAM) continues to grow in the Privileged Account Management space we are briefing popular analyst firms such as Gartner, KuppingerCole, Forrester and others about our capabilities and product roadmap.  If you are a customer of these analysts please reach out to them and let them know that you are interested in Xton Access Manager.  These inquirers drive further interest from the analyst community.

KuppingerCole, recently weighed in on Xton’s approach to privileged access management.  In the report, Executive View: Xton Access Manager, Martin Kuppinger focuses on Xton’s market strengths and our belief that PAM does not need to be complex or require added consulting/ IT services.  Click the link to receive a complimentary copy of the KuppingerCole Report. 

Kuppinger writes that Xton “provides a well-thought-out solution that is focused on a lean and efficient implementation of key capabilities within Privileged Access Management, avoiding the overhead and complexity that comes with some of the other tools in the market.”

We hear from a lot of customers how overwhelming a PAM implementation can be. Many small or medium sized companies just don’t have the internal resources or budget for pricy consultants to implement and manage PAM software. From the beginning, we designed XTAM using a modern architecture to help simplify PAM implementations and management. We also believe that PAM should be affordable to all companies.

Highlights Include: Agentless, Infrastructure flexibility, SSH Tunnels and HTPP(s) Proxy

The report highlights how XTAM works completely agentless using OS and target system APIs. This allows for lean deployments and management as well as a transparent way to manage the connections to the target systems. An agentless approach is one of our core philosophies as a company.  Users will never need to deploy an agent on their computer, be it a service, application or browser extension. The software will always work in a browser, including tablets and mobile devices.

Kuppinger writes that XTAM has a high degree of flexibility regarding infrastructure components and a modern interface. We use an agile development and this allows us to continuously advance the product to meet customer requirements.  We also have a platform agnostic approach and support Windows or Linux along with a number of other protocols and technology integrations. This give users the flexibility to run XTAM on-premise, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment.

Concerning core PAM functionality, the report notes that XTAM provides a good baseline of features for managing shared account passwords and other sensitive credentials, with a well-structured repository of systems and related credentials. Session Management, Remote Control, and related capabilities are at a good level, providing well above a baseline set of features.

Other notable XTAM highlights from the report include:

  • Automation of various reoccurring administrative tasks
  • Agentless SSH Tunnels with SQL recording
  • Agentless HTTP(s) Proxy with traffic recording

Try XTAM Today

Whether you are looking for a privileged access management solution or a standard remote access tool, XTAM is gaining the attention of analysts and customers for its ‘lean and efficient implementation’ capabilities of core PAM features.  If security and regulatory compliance are a must for your organization, register for your complimentary copy of the KuppingerCole Report or download free trial of Xton Access Manager today.

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