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Alexei Balaganski Lead Analyst

Duisburg / Germany

Experience:
Over 20 years in IT industry
At KuppingerCole since 2007

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Alexei is an analyst with specific focus on cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence. At KuppingerCole, he covers a broad range of security-related topics: from database, application and API security to information protection, cryptography and AI-based security automation. His deep technical understanding of modern technologies and solutions allows him to support customers even with the most complex architectural challenges. 

After graduating with a Master's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Novosibirsk State Technical University, Alexei has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. His past experience includes software development, network administration and information security. For years, he had served as KuppingerCole's CTO.

Recent blog posts

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Oracle Delivers on Earlier Cloud Promises

Back in February (oh, how time flies! Just to think that it was right before the  beginning of the  COVID-19 pandemic…) I wrote a blog post looking at Oracle’s ambitious plans for developing  its  cloud strategy and expanding  its…

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The Latest Twitter “Hack” Raises Inconvenient Questions

It looks like the whole world is currently talking (at least, tweeting) about the latest large-scale Twitter hack. High profile accounts of the likes of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos, as well as companies like Apple or Uber, were suddenly promoting a cryptocurrency…

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Enterprise Databases in the Cloud

Matthias Reinwarth and Alexei Balaganski talk about making the right choice of a database engine to power your next cloud project.

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: The Alphabet Soup of Security Analytics

Matthias Reinwarth and Alexei Balaganski discuss the plethora of acronyms for security analytics solutions: from SOC and SIEM to UEBA and SOAR.

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: The Dark Side of the API Economy

Matthias Reinwarth and Alexei Balaganski discuss the challenges of explosive API growth without proper security controls in place.

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Cybersecurity of Tomorrow: Delivered Entirely From the Cloud

As businesses embrace the Digital Transformation and become increasingly cloud-native, mobile and interconnected, the corporate network perimeter is gradually disappearing, exposing users to malware, ransomware, and other cyber threats. Traditional perimeter security tools no longer provide…


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Executive View

ManageEngine Log360

Log360 from ManageEngine is a tightly integrated suite of log management and network security analytics tools. Complementing SIEM capabilities with EDR, DLP, and even SOAR functionality, it offers a convenient and affordable one-stop solution for security analytics and threat remediation…

Executive View

Executive View: SentinelOne Singularity Platform - 80139

Die integrierte Sicherheitsplattform von SentinelOne kombiniert Präventions-, Erkennungs-, Analyse- und Mitigierungsfunktionen mit dem autonomen KI-Agenten und ermöglicht so tiefe Einblicke und konsistenten Schutz für On-Premises-Endgeräte, virtualisierte Umgebungen und…

Executive View

Executive View: SentinelOne Singularity Platform - 80139

SentinelOne’s integrated security platform combines prevention, detection, analysis, and mitigation capabilities with the autonomous AI agent to enable deep visibility and consistent endpoint security across on-premises devices, virtualized environments and cloud workloads.

Executive View

Executive View: Indeed Certificate Manager - 80178

Indeed Certificate Manager is a platform for centralized management of enterprise public key infrastructures. Its modular, hardware-agnostic architecture and innovative remote management capabilities help reduce management costs, improve productivity, and strengthen your company’s…

Buyer's Compass

Buyer's Compass: API Management and Security - 80215

The complexity and breadth of the challenges to discover, monitor and secure all APIs within your enterprise can be daunting. This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Compass will provide you with questions to ask vendors, criteria to select your vendor, and requirements for implementing consistent…


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