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SAI Global Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools
CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Report by Gartner: "The vendors providing [IT VRM software] solutions continue 
to change with new entrants, merger and acquisition activity, and the addition 
of new capabilities".  

SAI Global, provider of the world's leading Risk platform SAI360 
(, today announced that it has been named a Leader in 
the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools[1]. Of the 
companies evaluated, SAI Global was recognized as a Leader for its ability to 
execute and completeness of vision.

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"We believe this recognition from Gartner – in the Leaders quadrant – validates 
that we have the right strategy and we are executing across product, services 
and content bolstered by our acquisitions of BWise ( and 
StrategicBCP (," commented Peter Granat, Chief Executive 
Officer SAI Global. "In a maturing market, we feel we stand out with the most 
complete Integrated Risk Management platform, enabling our customers to face 
the connected nature of risk giving them greater reputational and operational 

Customers continue to recognize SAI Global's investment in continuous VRM 
innovation with significant features enhancements, including:

-- Ability to cut time for risk assessments and monitor vendors automating 
ongoing monitoring, security rating services, vendor questionnaires and risk 

-- Enables a vantage point for third-party business disruptions helping 
customers understand how a vendor's risk score compares against industry 

-- Allows for quick management of regulatory risk, operational risk and 
reputational risk with machine learning and artificial intelligence-powered 

-- Delivers enhanced UI and intuitive-to-navigate experience blending unified 
design with automation and data analytics for the ability complete tasks 

-- Permits out-of-the-box action with risk intelligence reports that slice and 
dice vendor risk findings with visualization capabilities 

-- Updates for on-going third-party screening for financial, cyber, credit and 
other vendor risks via SecurityScorecard, WorldCheck, ArgosRisk and more

A multinational consumer goods manufacturer customer commented via a 5-star G2 
Crowd (, "SAI360 is the central repository for all [our] 
third-party risk assessments and internal policy/risk acknowledgement across 
the enterprise. SAI360 risk intelligence module reports, metrics, and dashboard 
are used by the Information security and risk management organization. The 
recent added features – SecurityScorecard integration and the risk intelligence 
power bi module – simplified our ability to track and monitor vendor risk and 
enabled the automation of vendor risk metrics."

SAI Global feels the Gartner report confirms a competitive market with demand 
growing for cloud-first software solutions. The dependency for businesses to 
operate within a global information supply chain increases and broadens 
exposure to costly security gaps and operational risks. The 2019 Gartner Magic 
Quadrant reports ( "The market for VRM solutions 
continues to evolve in response to increased regulations, as well as to changes 
in client requirements."

"At SAI Global, we are focused on making our customers successful as they plan, 
engage, and look to mitigate third-party business disruptions in today's 
increasingly complex digital risk landscape," said Anton Lissone, Chief 
Technology Officer SAI Global. "We feel our cloud-based VRM solution provides 
unparalleled transparency and enables companies to rapidly integrate risk 
intelligence that enhances vendor risk assessment. It also offers them the 
opportunity for real-time monitoring and remediation recommendations for all 
their VRM activities. We believe we are successful only when our customers are 

For more information, click here ( to download a 
complimentary copy of the full 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk 
Management Tools.

[1] Gartner, "Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools," Christopher 
Ambrose, Joanne Spencer, 25 November 2019 

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About SAI Global

SAI Global helps organizations proactively manage risk to create trust and 
achieve business excellence, growth, and sustainability. Our integrated risk 
management solutions are a combination of leading capabilities, services and 
advisory offerings that operate across the entire risk lifecycle allowing 
businesses to focus elsewhere. Together, these tools and knowledge enable 
clients to develop an integrated view of risk. To see our SAI360 platform in 
action, request a free demo (

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