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SailPoint Named a Leader in Cloud-based Identity Governance

Note: this is a reprint of August 22, 2017, BusinessWire article. The original report can be found here

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity management, was recently named the overall market leader in KuppingerCole's 2017 "Leadership Compass: Identity as a Service: Cloud-based Provisioning, Access Governance and Federation." In addition to being named a leader in every category of the report, SailPoint received superior rankings in four of the five evaluation criteria: security, functionality, interoperability and usability.

KuppingerCole is an international and independent analyst organization with a strong focus on Information Security and Identity and Access Management. KuppingerCole's Leadership Compass reports provide an in-depth analysis of the main players in the market, defining each as a follower, challenger or leader. The Leadership Compass Report for IDaaS evaluates leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for identity-as-a-service offerings targeting full identity and access management and governance capabilities.

"SailPoint leads the competition for the emerging demand of both pure-play IDaaS deployments and integrated delivery for hybrid environments," said Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst, KuppingerCole. "SailPoint's innovative, enterprise-grade approach to cloud-based identity governance and ability to serve customers with not only cloud-first but also hybrid IT environments makes it the market leader in the cloud-based provisioning and access governance solution market."

SailPoint's IdentityNowTM is a cloud-based open identity platform that enables enterprise organizations to put identity governance at the center of their security strategy. The solution provides integrated identity governance capabilities including user provisioning, access request, access certifications, and password management all delivered from the cloud. IdentityNow helps enterprises solve identity challenges in today's complex IT environment and unites identity governance across cloud, mobile and on-premises environments, all from the cloud.

"SailPoint has always believed that identity governance, no matter how it's deployed, must be the foundation upon which all IAM components are built. As enterprises increasingly turn to SaaS identity governance solutions to provide control over who has access to what, they need the comprehensive approach provided by IdentityNow that can help them manage identities and sensitive data across their entire IT ecosystem," said Dave Hendrix, SVP and GM of IdentityNow.

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