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How Do You Future-proof Your Business?

At the Navigate opening session today, SailPoint CEO Mark McClain spoke to how to future proof your IAM. He mentioned several tenets that the company keeps in mind while rolling out new products and Web services. First, it has to have a user interface that is consumer-grade dirt simple with […]

The Future of IAM According to Gartner’s Earl Perkins

Earl Perkins, the Gartner IAM analyst, spoke today at SailPoint’s Navigate conference about the future of the technology. He covered how businesses are evolving to take the best advantage of managing their identity collections. One item was his opinion on how some IAM projects fail because “IT tries to find […]

Navigate ’13: Addressing Today’s IAM Challenges

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to speak with dozens of current and prospective customers at a series of CISO breakfast meetings in the U.S. and at the recent Gartner IAM Summit in London. What struck me about those conversations is that while many were interested in discussing new […]

Sun IdM Users: It’s Time to Make Your Move

During my recent travels in North America and Europe, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with dozens of IT professionals about their most pressing IAM challenges. Without question, a common topic on many peoples’ minds is the looming end-of-life for Sun Identity Manager. I realize we’ve been talking about post-Sun […]

Market Pulse Survey: Cloud and Mobile Adoption Increases IT Security Risk

Check out any set of predictions about the IT industry in 2013, and chances are, you’ll find yourself reading that adoption of cloud and mobile computing is big – and getting bigger. SailPoint wanted to better understand how these new paradigms are impacting the risk posture of enterprises so we […]

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 […]