KuppingerCole for IT Professionals

KuppingerCole offers a wide range of reports, consulting options and events. Providing IT Professionals with a clear understanding of both technology and markets to enable them to fine-tune their own strategies and projects as well as to avoid costly mistakes in choosing vendors and solutions. Our commitment is to focus on what business really needs from IT, with the desire to assist you in improving IT alignment and overall business performance.

Our main objective as an analyst company is to be perfectly informed about the current market status, relevant vendors and products at all times.

The close and steady relationship with the market leads to a wide-ranging view and provides KuppingerCole a broad knowledge of best practices.

KuppingerCole offers high-level market knowledge and comprehensive expertise within these core areas:

Security Monitoring, Analytics & Reporting
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KuppingerCole’s Research

The research area offers a broad range of vendor-neutral information, extending from Product Reports, through Technology and Trend Reports, to extensive market analysis for individual segments.

Research Overview

KuppingerCole’s Advisory Notes are short reports written by one of the KC Analysts that presents information about a specific topic, company, or product. Advisory Notes are published on a regular basis and are aimed at the Management of a company. The report gives usage recommendations and helps decision makers to solve specific problems. All Advisory Notes can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Executive View is a short report with four to five pages written by one of KC’s Analysts about a special client product. In the Executive View the KC Analyst describes the product in a short description and faces its strengths and challenges to give end users a short expert reference about product and company. Executive Views are being published regularly and can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

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KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass is a tool that provides an overview of a particular IT market segment and identifies the leader in that market segment. It is the compass that assists decision makers in identifying the vendors and products in a particular market segment, which they should consider for product decisions. All Leadership Compass can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Leadership Brief provides condensed research and advice for executives and decision makers in organizations. The 2pg documents cover business challenges, and advice on how to address these, focusing on the key issues and allowing decision makers to quickly grasp both challenge and resolution. All Leadership Briefs can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Product Report is a report written by one of KC’s Analysts about a special client product. In the Product Report the KC Analyst describes the company and its product in a detailed description and looks closely at different aspects of the product to give end users an extensive expert reference about product and company. All Product Reports can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Surveys present the results of a predetermined set of questions that are given to a special target group. Surveys are published on a regular basis or due to assignment through a partner. All Surveys can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Vendor Report is a report written by one of KC’s Analysts about a client’s company. In the Vendor Report the KC Analyst describes the company and its whole product range in a detailed description and looks closely at different aspects of company and products to give end users an extensive expert reference about the company as vendor. All Vendor Reports can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Whitepaper is a report written by one of KC’s Analysts that informs readers about an actual but complex issue. The Whitepaper is meant to help readers understand the issue, solve a problem, or make a decision. All Whitepapers can be found in the research area at the KuppingerCole website.

KuppingerCole’s Advisory Services

KuppingerCole’s Senior Analysts support IT professionals with expertise and market knowledge in all relevant decision-making processes and in the definition of future IT strategies. We will be your partner, act as your trusted advisor in projects and connect you with the right people.

We assist IT professionals in defining well-thought-out and well-aligned strategies with clearly prioritized steps. We offer lean and tailored services. The outcome is a sustained knowledge transfer to secure lasting effects.

KuppingerCole’s Events

We offer conferences, summits and seminars all over the world as well as webinars providing first-hand insights on your key topics.

At our flagship event, the EIC Conference, you will get great network opportunities and access to up-to-date information for the best possible support of your future IT model.

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