About KuppingerCole

Europe’s leading Analysts on the topics of Information Security in the era of Digital Transformation

KuppingerCole, founded in 2004, is an international and independent Analyst organization headquartered in Europe. The company specializes in offering neutral advice, expertise, thought leadership and practical relevance in Information Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Governance (IAG), Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) as well as all areas concerning the Digital Transformation. KuppingerCole supports companies, corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of KuppingerCole’s philosophy.


As a core element of KuppingerCole’s research the company provides different types of reports with thought leadership and a vendor-neutral view on the status of the markets, products, and vendors. KuppingerCole’s qualified analysts continuously research and update the company’s online research library, and perform manufacturer-independent advisory services.


Further, KuppingerCole organizes conferences, workshops, and webcasts in all fields of identity focused on information security, IAM, Cloud, Digital Risk and Digital Transformation. KuppingerCole’s yearly European Identity & Cloud Conference is Europe’s leading event for thought leadership and best practice in this area and covers the latest and future topics regarding the challenges in digital business.


KuppingerCole is the best advisory partner in making your business successful in the era of Digital Transformation.

For more information about KuppingerCole and our services please feel free to contact us at any time.

Our Capabilities

KuppingerCole’s values are expertise, thought leadership, neutrality and outstanding practical relevance.

Our People

KuppingerCole’s highly qualified and globally recognized analysts continuously research and update KuppingerCole online research library, and perform manufacturer-independent advisory services.

Our Methodologies

Proven approach of KuppingerCole focuses on lean, efficient projects, with a structured methodology based on ongoing research, publications, and thought-leading deep knowledge of our analysts.

Our Experience

A large number of KuppingerCole’s existing reports and a significant number of new reports published every year ensures that you can always access up-to-date information you need for your decisions.

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