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Analyst Firm KuppingerCole announces partnership with U.S.-based Security Architect Partners

(PresseBox) (Wiesbaden, ) The European analyst firm KuppingerCole Ltd. partners with U.S.-based security consulting firm Security Architect Partners. Security Architect Partners has been founded by former Burton Group and Gartner analyst Dan Blum, a Founder of Security Architects Partners and one of the globally leading experts for Information Security and IAM (Identity and Access Management).

As part of this partnership, Security Architect Partners will provide advisory services based on the KuppingerCole Best Practices to the North American market. Furthermore, Security Architect Partners enables KuppingerCole to provide consultancy services to their North American customers. Dan Blum also will act as a Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole and will provide research and analyst services.

“This partnership is a milestone in KuppingerCole’s entry to the North American market.” says Martin Kuppinger, Founder & Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole. “We already work with many vendors in the U.S. and Canada, but also end user organizations. The partnership with Security Architect Partners allows us providing a far better local support than before.” KuppingerCole will provide advisory services and research services as part of this partnership. “Due to this partnership, we are now ready to provide local consulting services to our customers through Security Architect Partners with their excellent team”, adds Joerg Resch, Founder and Managing Director. Dan Blum, a Founder of Security Architects Partners, states “We are looking forward to a fruitful and mutually beneficial partnership with KuppingerCole.”

This partnership will expand the knowledge and Service offer of KuppingerCole in the North American Market.
More information about KuppingerCole and the Security Analysts Partners can be found at the websites and

About Security Architects Partners

We founded and ran the Burton Group identity management and security consulting practices closely-mapped to Reference Architecture decision support frameworks. After performing hundreds of engagements for Global 1000 companies, universities and government entities we now bring our expertise and industry connections to Security Architects Partners and its clients.

Our consulting services cover both our core topics, and additional topics, based on our trusted security architects’ extensive areas of expertise. The first two listed topics reflect our strengths as general security practitioners. The core topics pictured show our role as specialists in more specialized security domains of knowledge. Security Program Leadership: A range of consulting solutions for full and detailed assessment and development of large enterprise security governance or risk management programs, to rapid pragmatic assessments and recommendations on security posture for any-sized organization, CSP or security solution provider.

Security Domain Development: We can drill down into many components of the security infrastructure or program with in-depth analysis and recommendations. Our mission is to deliver high-quality security consulting and education services to enterprise security clients within commercial organizations, higher-education, government and solution provider environments through a team of expert and trusted security architects. We assist our clients in developing cost effective, practical security solutions to mitigate risk and improve IT’s overall effectiveness. Security Architects Partners is independent of any product or supplier and is solely dedicated to serving our client’s best interest.

Learn more about our portfolio of IT security solutions on our website


Kuppinger Cole Ltd.

KuppingerCole, founded in 2004, is an international and independent Analyst organization headquartered in Europe. The company specializes in offering neutral advise, expertise, thought leadership and practical relevance in Information Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Governance (IAG), Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) as well as all areas concerning the Digital Transformation. KuppingerCole supports companies, corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of KuppingerCole's philosophy.

KuppingerCole's values are expertise, thought leadership, neutrality and outstanding practical relevance. We support corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of KuppingerCole's philosophy.

As a core element of KuppingerCole's research the company provides different types of reports with thought leadership and a vendor-neutral view on the status of the markets, products, and vendors. KuppingerCole's qualified analysts continuously research and update the company's online research library, and perform manufacturer-independent advisory services.

Further, KuppingerCole organizes conferences, workshops, and webcasts in all fields of identity focused on information security, IAM, Cloud, Digital Risk and Digital Transformation. KuppingerCole's yearly European Identity & Cloud Conference is Europe's leading event for thought leadership and best practice in this area and covers the latest and future topics regarding the challenges in digital business.

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