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akquinet leads the way in SAP Access Governance solutions

Analysts praise akquinet’s software solution for Governance, Risk & Compliance - SAST GRC Suite achieves a top position in first participation in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass


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It is becoming increasingly important for companies to improve their risk management and corporate compliance. An important component of this is the management and monitoring of access permissions within SAP infrastructures. The latest Leadership Compass “Access Control/Access Governance for SAP environments” of KuppingerCole Ltd shows which solutions best meet these requirements.

For the first time ever, the SAST GRC Suite of akquinet AG was included in the study. Straight away, the Access Control & Access Governance solutions from the software provider have been rated as leaders by the independent analysis company. In the overall assessment, only SAP has a slight lead over the Hamburg-based business.

The Leadership Compass analyses the market for Access Control & Access Governance solutions for SAP environments. The report compares companies like akquinet, CSI tools, Deep Identity, ERPScan, IBM, SAP, Securinfo, SIVIS and Xpandion as providers of Access Governance products for SAP environments. The results provide users with a foundation for making decisions, thereby enabling them to find a suitable provider. In doing so, the analysts review and compare various core functions of the programs. In the overall assessment, the akquinet SAST GRC Suite achieved second place and, together with SAP, was the only provider to receive the rating “Leading Provider”.

One decisive element in the authors’ verdict was that the akquinet SAST GRC Suite is a comprehensive and highly developed solution that covers all requirements regarding Governance, Risk & Compliance. The software has a good level of modularity but can be integrated directly into the SAP system and therefore offers all of the required basic functions as well as numerous additional services, such as SAP download control, SAP HCM logging and 360° real-time monitoring.

“The akquinet SAST GRC Suite is a cutting-edge, innovative offer for all users of business-critical SAP infrastructures,” says Matthias Reinwarth, Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole. “The solution in question stands out with its extensive, tried-and-tested coverage of all relevant areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance for SAP environments, such as system security and traditional GRC topics to code reviews and real-time analysis capabilities.”

The latest KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on “Access Control/Access Governance for SAP environments” is now available.

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