Alexei Balaganski is the CTO and Analyst at KuppingerCole. After graduating with an MSc degree in Mathematics and Computer science he has worked in the IT industry for over 12 years. His experience includes software development, network administration and information security. Before joining KuppingerCole in 2007, he has participated and managed multiple IT projects including e-commerce, high-load and cloud applications. At KuppingerCole his primary areas of interest are cloud security and management, identity federation, and SSO.