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2013: The Future of IAM is Now

It’s hard to believe that once again, it’s time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2013. 2012 was an incredible year for SailPoint – one that saw us both achieve significant milestones in the company’s growth and allowed us to build an even stronger foundation for […]

Bursting at the Seams: Exciting News about SailPoint’s New Headquarters

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of SailPoint – one that my cofounders, Kevin Cunningham and Jackie Gilbert, and I could have only imagined when we founded the company. I’m happy to say that after several office expansions and some creative “people-cramming” solutions in Austin, we officially […]

Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation: SailPoint “Consumerizes” IdentityIQ

Since our inception, SailPoint has been committed to delivering innovation in the IdM market. We were the first to introduce an IdM solution that enabled a collaborative relationship between the business and IT. We were the first to extend that business-friendly approach to the very complex and technical provisioning processes. […]

Having Fun, While Doing Good at the Annual Austin Cup

One of SailPoint’s top priorities is to serve as an example of a successful company that is socially aware. It’s an easy mission because our entire company is committed to helping out with local charities. This is something that I am truly passionate about because it not only helps the […]

RSA Conference 2012: Change is in the Air

Two weeks ago, I attended the RSA Conference along with more than 20,000 other folks. The energy at this year’s show was high, which was reflected in the mood, the traffic on the show floor and the long lines at the coffee bars. Judging by the keynote sessions and conversations […]

Big News! SailPoint Well Positioned in Two IdM Magic Quadrants

You may have missed it during the year-end holiday break, but we have exciting news! Gartner published two major identity management Magic Quadrants that positioned SailPoint as a leader and visionary, respectively. Both reports are based on an exhaustive process that included an in-depth product and company evaluation and interviews […]

FedRAMP in the News: Getting a Handle on Cloud Procurement

Earlier this month, Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel officially launched FedRAMP – a program designed to provide a cost-effective, risk-based approach for the adoption and use of cloud services by U.S. government agencies. A major focus of FedRAMP is to establish a standardized approach for evaluating and approving cloud products and […]

SCIM: The Right Standard at the Right Time

I’m excited to report that the Simple Cloud Identity Management (SCIM) working group has unanimously approved the SCIM 1.0 specification. SailPoint contributed heavily to both the working group process and the development of the spec. With this week’s big move forward, I wanted to share my thoughts on why SCIM […]

Through the Looking Glass: IdM in 2012

I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of year. Beyond the hustle and bustle and joy of the holiday season, I enjoy this time of year in business because of what it means: a time to reflect on the previous year, the rush to close out […]

Building a Business Case for Governance-based Identity Management

As 2011 comes to a close, it’s time once again to plan for future IdM requirements and define budget needs for 2012. Based on today’s business drivers – from security and risk management, to increasing compliance requirements, to the need to streamline delivery of access to users across the business […]