SAP Positioned as Overall Leader for Access Control and Governance by KuppingerCole

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that independent analyst firm KuppingerCole has positioned SAP as the leader in all four categories in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Access Control and Access Governance Solutions for SAP environments. KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass is a tool that provides an overview of a particular IT market segment and identifies the leader in that market segment.

The report states that “by adding the right Access Control components to their SAP infrastructure, organizations can significantly improve enterprise risk management and corporate compliance with applicable laws and regulations.” According to KuppingerCole, “It is clear that the overall leader is SAP with its Access Control product. This clearly reflects the role SAP plays within this special market. Full coverage of all required functionality and a constantly maturing product offering lay the foundation for this overall leadership.”

“Due to our broad and innovative product portfolio, we believe the KuppingerCole report recognizes SAP leadership in access control and governance,” said Kevin McCollom, global vice president, Solutions for Governance, Risk and Compliance, SAP. “With SAP solutions for governance, risk and compliance, our customers can better manage risk while helping ensure profitability and growth.”

SAP® Access Control is a market-leading application for monitoring and enforcing user access and authorization controls. It helps prevent fraud and misuse of information and maintains compliance with international financial reporting and risk management regulatory mandates. In addition, the application supports access management activities such as access requests, automated provisioning, role management, emergency/superuser access and access certification.

The full report can be found here.

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