Europe’s Leading Analysts on Identity Management, Digital IDs – and more…
KuppingerCole, founded in 2004, is a European analyst company focusing on identities and access management, their governance and risk management to facilitate innovation- and corporate-value oriented, secure, privacy-maintaining information management in businesses, in the cloud, in mobile and social computing.
KuppingerCole stands for expertise, thought leadership, neutrality and outstanding practical relevance, and supports corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementability and long-term viability is at the heart of KuppingerCole’s philosophy.
Together with founder Martin Kuppinger, KuppingerCole’s highly qualified and globally recognised analysts make their expertise available to KuppingerCole clients in the form of research notes and manufacturer-independent consulting (trusted advisory services). Our analysts include Burton Group founder Craig Burton, (cloud) security experts Mike Small, Prof. Dr. Sachar Paulus, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Holl and Alexei Balaganski, infrastructure and project experts Dr. Horst Walther and Peter Cummings, telecommunications expert Fulup ar Foll and identity management veteran Dave Kearns.
As an independent analyst group, KuppingerCole organises conferences, seminars, workshops, management briefings, webcasts and online training in the fields of information security and IAM, and hosts the European Identity & Cloud Conference, which has established itself as Europe’s leading event for opinion leadership and best practices in identity management, cloud security and GRC.
Research and Analysis Services
The core element of KuppingerCole research are the reports. KuppingerCole provides different types of reports, from vendor reports and product reports to comparative segment reports and trend reports on emerging market segments. KuppingerCole provides thought leadership and a vendor-neutral view on the status of the markets, products, and vendors through these reports. The large number of existing reports and a significant number of new reports published every year ensures that you can access always the up-to-date information you need for your decisions. Beyond these standard reports, KuppingerCole provides custom research on products and markets.
Based on our research, KuppingerCole provides advisory and coaching services. KuppingerCole develops and maintains roadmaps for IAM, GRC, and Cloud Computing as a structured, standardized guideline for strategies and deployments, including defined maturity levels based on Key Performance Indicators. With its advisory services, KuppingerCole supports the definition of visions, strategy, and project roadmap. Beyond that, KuppingerCole might assist you in product decisions and project reviews. The proven approach of KuppingerCole focuses on lean, efficient projects, with a structured methodology based on the ongoing research, the publications, and the thought-leading and deep knowledge of KuppingerCole analysts. Please note that KuppingerCole doesn´t provide any implementation services. We are fully focused on vendor-neutral advisory services.
The KuppingerCole flagship event, the European Identity Conference (EIC), is held annually. It provides thought leadership and best practices on identity focused information security and IAM, GRC and Cloud Computing. Besides, KuppingerCole is one of the leading provider of Webinars and Virtual conferences around these topics. These online events are free of charge and provide up-to-date insight into hot topics in all research areas covered by KuppingerCole. These online events are complemented on occasion by single-day workshops which provide the opportunity for an intensive dialog with KuppingerCole analysts. With its event services, KuppingerCole provides support to vendors and integrators for custom events, including keynote speeches, content and marketing services, and full service offerings for your events.
The most efficient way to make use of KuppingerCole analyst services is the annual contract, including services like research access, advisory briefings with KuppingerCole analysts and advisory workshops as well as a set of additional services.
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