Feet on the Street: SailPoint’s Latest Users Group

Several members of the SailPoint team traveled up to Chicago last week for one of our regional SailPoint Users Group meetings. The meeting was very well attended by SailPoint customers across mid-western states, with a few customers joining us from as far away as North Carolina and Georgia. These events […]

Feet on the Street: Burton Catalyst

Last week, the SailPoint team attended the Burton Gartner Catalyst show in San Diego. The event was very well attended, and it presented a great opportunity to hear from the analysts and connect with our customers and prospects in between sessions and during our Mad Hatter’s identiTEA Party hospitality suite. […]

Attention Sun IdM Customers: What’s Your “Plan B”?

A little more than a year ago, the industry was surprised to hear that Oracle planned to acquire Sun Microsystems. Immediately, Sun customers began to wonder about the future of their existing IdM investments. It took another several months for the acquisition to be finalized, and then even more before […]

Gartner IAM Summit Recap (Part 2): Our Customers Speak

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, two SailPoint customers presented case studies last Wednesday at the Gartner IAM Summit. Bravely taking on the 8 a.m. time slot (which was well attended for the early hour) was Andy Weeks, Risk and Compliance Manager for Humana. Andy gave a very compelling overview […]

Feet on the Street: A Look at Last Week’s Gartner IAM Summit

Last week, the SailPoint crew gathered in force at the Gartner IAM Summit in beautiful San Diego. While the show was a bit smaller than last year’s event in Orlando, there were lots of opportunities for lively interaction with analysts, partners, and customers. One of the best aspects of shows […]

Roles and Communism at Burton Catalyst

One of the things I enjoy most about Burton Catalyst is the chance to hear first-hand from client organizations about their identity management deployments. For the most part, these sessions deal honestly with issues and challenges, are relatively hype-free, and focus on the pragmatic vs. the visionary. This year’s Catalyst […]

Burton Catalyst Reprised

Last week, I was out in beautiful San Diego for the annual Burton Catalyst Conference. Despite the slow economy, the conference was very well attended – attesting to the attendees’ level of interest and quality of information delivered by Burton. This year’s identity track was kicked off by Bob Blakley, […]

Feet on the Street: Day 2 of Security Summit Focuses on Customer Successes

Today during the Gartner Information Security Summit, SailPoint participated in a very interesting program put together by Gartner called the CISO Boardroom – an invitation-only forum designed to help CISOs and CSOs explore key IT security issues and strategies with their peers. We participated in a round table discussion where […]

Feet on the Street: Gartner’s Security Summit Focuses on Risk Management

Yesterday, we kicked off the first day of Gartner’s Information Security Summit (#GartnerSecurity) in Washington, DC with Chris Byrnes’ keynote, “Your Role in Information Security.” A major theme throughout the presentation was the growing emphasis on business risk management globally. Gartner predicts that in the next 18 months, the amount […]

Tired Feet on the Street: Day Two at IBM Pulse

Role management appears to be a very hot topic at Pulse. It was standing room only at our CTO Darran Rolls’ tech talk on “Role-Based Identity Governance.” Darran was also a panelist in a role management session led by Earl Perkins of Gartner this afternoon. The panel was one of […]