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Senior Analyst, Omdia
Member Since: 5/27/2020
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Don Tait supports and specializes in Omdia's identity, authentication and access intelligence service. Previous research areas where he has published reports includes: blockchain, fintech, Identity and Access Management (IAM), fraud protection in payments, smart cards, payment and banking cards, mobile transactions and proximity payments, SIM/eSIM, mPOS, NFC, HCE, and Chip-to-Cloud Security. Don brings well over a twenty years of market research experience to this role.

Before joining Omdia, he served as a Telecoms Research Analyst with Frost & Sullivan and was responsible for the firm's broadband services subscription. Previously, Don was a Marketing Consultant with Marketing Research for Industry Ltd., for which he wrote industrial, healthcare and telecommunication reports. Don Holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Edinburgh Napier University. He is based in the company's Wellingborough office in the UK.

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Omdia Universe: Selecting an Identity-as-a-Service Solution 202021

2/26/2021
Increasingly, enterprises are employing cloud-based or at least hybrid environments that integrate optimally with cloud-based systems. Enterprises should consider whether cloud-based identity could be deployed more quickly and help reduce costs around scalability. Cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications have transformed the business world. The identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) segment is the natural evolution of on-premises identity and access management (IAM).

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IDaaS: A New Era of Cloud Identity

9/30/2020
As identity-as-a-service becomes the standard for enterprise identity management, upstarts and established competitors are competing to define the market's future. Participate in Omdia's IDaaS research.

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