Identity Risk Management Leader Closes 2007 with a String of Industry Honors

Identity risk management software pioneer SailPoint Technologies, Inc. today announced that SC Magazine has recognized the company as a finalist for the Excellence Awards, part of its annual program honoring outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. The achievement is SailPoint’s fourth and most recent in a series of accolades from business and technology observers the company earned this quarter.
The annual SC Magazine Awards have recognized security’s key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry’s preeminent award program, individuals, brands and products short-listed address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow. Entries are judged by a panel of 18 leading chief security officers from major corporations and large public sector organizations.

“This group of finalists, including SailPoint, demonstrates the IT security industry’s best in class,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. “As we move into 2008, our judges recognize that these finalists are the key players in making today’s businesses more secure.”

Category winners in the SC Magazine Awards will be announced at an exclusive event to be held in San Francisco on April 8, 2007.

In other industry recognition this quarter for SailPoint’s efforts to help companies reduce the complexity, costs and risks associated with controlling and managing user access to sensitive applications and data:

  • Network World named SailPoint one of 10 IT Security Companies to Watch in 2008.
  • SailPoint also received a Tech Innovation Award from the Austin Business Journal, selected from more than 70 nominees through a combination of reader votes and evaluation by an independent panel of Austin technology leaders.
  • Finally, Silicon Valley Communications named SailPoint a finalist in the security category for its list of Hot Companies for 2008 recognizing excellence in all areas of information security.

“To be recognized by our peers and by leading experts who follow this market is a considerable honor for SailPoint and a testament to the talent and dedication of our team,” said Mark McClain, CEO & founder, SailPoint. “We are committed to addressing our customers’ current challenges, such as identity data quality and access certification, while positioning them to tackle the critical emerging issue of identity risk management.”

About SailPoint
SailPoint Technologies, Inc. develops identity risk management software that helps organizations gain control over user access to critical systems and data, streamline costly IT compliance processes and reduce the risks of fraud, corporate data loss or theft and failed audits. Founded in December 2005, SailPoint is based in Austin, Texas.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand’s portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.