Discover the Alliancy's latest editorial 👉 Shadow IT and digital resilience: SaaS Management on the ExCom agenda

Beamy, the leading SaaS Management Platform (SMP) in Europe, is pleased to announce that it has received the ISO 27001:2023 certification delivered by Afnor. 
The company also complies with the ICPA's SOC 2 criteria, having completed the SOC 2 Type II report in 2023.
Beamy is committed to security excellence: Certified ISO 27001 & SOC 2 Type II Report completed
Mar 28, 2024
4 min
In recent years, the risks associated with IT incidents, such as cyber-attacks and data breaches, have increased in both frequency and severity, driven primarily by the rapid expansion of software as a service (SaaS).

The European Parliament adopted a specific regulation, DORA (Digital Operational Resilience Act), for the financial sector to streamline and strengthen digital operational frameworks across EU member states.
Navigating DORA Regulations for Financial Entities
Mar 26, 2024
5 min
Expecting the IT department to oversee every technological initiative and address every business need is impractical and impedes an organisation’s progress. Eradicating Shadow IT is not a viable solution. This is where the distinction between Business-Led IT and Shadow IT becomes apparent.
Managing the SaaS Revolution: From Shadow IT to Business-Led IT
Mar 18, 2024
5 min
The introduction of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the late '90s marked the beginning of a paradigm shift. Since then, SaaS applications have proliferated exponentially, and in the process, Shadow IT has thrived unnoticed by IT teams, who often looked the other way
Managing the SaaS Revolution & the rise of Shadow IT
Mar 11, 2024
6 min
Managing the SaaS ecosystem has become a strategic challenge for large organisations. Is using a CASB effective enough to detect Shadow IT and effectively govern a growing Cloud ecosystem, particularly with the widespread adoption of SaaS applications?
CASB vs SMP: Complementary duo or redundant tool against shadow IT?
Mar 05, 2024
6 min
Beamy has been recognised as a representative SMP vendor on the latest Gartner® Market Guide for SaaS Management Platforms™️ and both Hype Cycles™️ for Cloud Computing & I&O Digital Workplace Transformation.
SaaS Management Platform (SMP): Gartner’s recommended solution for effectively managing the SaaS ecosystem of large enterprises
Feb 27, 2024
Managing the SaaS landscape has become a strategic challenge for large organisations. The rapid growth of SaaS applications has led to new risks for the IT department.

To manage SaaS applications effectively and address Shadow IT, companies must transition from a reactive discovery approach to proactive monitoring of their IT ecosystem.
From Shadow IT Audits to Proactive SaaS Governance
Feb 08, 2024
4 min
Beamy’s Web Browser Extension (WBE) emerges as a game-changer, reshaping how large companies detect and monitor their SaaS ecosystem.
Redefining Shadow IT Discovery
Nov 15, 2023
4 min
Given the frenetic growth of New Tech (SaaS, AI, low code…), continuous monitoring of the IT ecosystem is crucial. Yet, keeping track of how many applications are used has become challenging due to market evolution and changing business needs. This concern now spans across various departments (security, purchasing, business, etc.) and has gained significant more and more attention from the Executive Committee.
Why should 'New Tech' (SaaS, AI, Low-Code, etc.) be at the top of the ExCom agenda?
Nov 08, 2023
The rise of generative AI (GenAI) has led to the emergence of Shadow AI, adding a new layer of risk to those of Shadow IT. Employees are increasingly using these tools without proper training or guidance.
Beware the shadows: The dangers of the ‘Sh-IT’ monster
Oct 31, 2023
4 min
The rise of generative AI (GenAI) has led to the emergence of Shadow AI, adding a new layer of risk to those of Shadow IT. Employees are increasingly using these tools without proper training or guidance.
From Shadow IT to Shadow AI: A New Layer of Risk
Oct 04, 2023
4 min
Discover interviews of CIOs and CDOs of large companies on the current state of IT democratisation in their organisations and their views on anticipating future challenges.
How to anticipate the massive leap forward in the democratisation of technology?
Aug 27, 2023
SaaS governance is how companies can be sure about the integrity of their security measures and predict potential casualties. It not only protects the financial interests of the organisation but also ensures reduced downtime to overcome any casualty without hindering the productivity of the employees. Check the 3-Steps to achieve SaaS governance for optimal flexibility, predictability, and security.
What is SaaS Governance?
Nov 01, 2022
7 min
SaaS Sprawl is the unchecked proliferation of third-party cloud applications procured directly by the employees without adequate vetting, sanctioning and SaaS life-cycle management.
Its impact amplifies exponentially in the context of large organisations. This article discusses the challenges of SaaS Sprawl, with listed recommendations and best practices to prevent or overcome it.
What is SaaS Sprawl?
Oct 18, 2022
10 min
Unoptimised SaaS applications are an excellent source of wasteful technology spending in organisations. SaaS Spend Optimisation is a 3-step process aimed at minimising the costs incurred from underused, overlapping, unnecessary SaaS tools and their unoptimised renewals, cancellations and possible consolidations.
What is SaaS Spend Optimisation?
Sept 27, 2022
10 min
Beamy’s 3 Key Takeaways: SaaS Management Platform’s (SMP) stance in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™️ for Digital Workplace I&O, 2022.
Why SaaS Management Platform is the next most-hyped Digital Workplace technology for large groups?
Sept 01, 2022
SaaS Management is a process of discovering, managing and governing all the SaaS applications present within an organisation’s technology portfolio.
SaaS Management - challenges, strategy & solution
Jul 26, 2022
10 min
Beamy, a European pioneer in SaaS management for large companies, has raised more than US$9 million dollars in Series A funding. This funding round was led by the Aglaé Ventures and ISAI funds, as well as business angels Nicolas Hernandez (360 Learning) and Erwan Keraudy (CybelAngel). The solution has already attracted notable customers including LVMH, Decathlon, Orange, Engie and BNP Paribas to provide a framework for governing the decentralisation and implementation of their SaaS tools across their businesses.
Beamy raises US$9 million to govern the explosion of SaaS in companies and build the framework for their IT decentralisation
Apr 13, 2022
Europe's top companies are pursuing digitalisation through intensive use of the Cloud, largely unchecked by management teams.
Europe's top companies are pursuing digitalisation through intensive use of the Cloud, largely unchecked by management teams
Apr 11, 2022
Beamy and MEGA International are starting a strategic partnership aimed at fully integrating the SaaS ecosystem into IT’s control.
MEGA International partners with Beamy, enabling organisations to detect and automate SaaS management
Apr 11, 2022
In the last few years, the rise of SaaS in companies has been perceived as a double-edged sword. A major source of freedom and acceleration for businesses, it has also been synonymous with headaches for IT departments, particularly from a security and compliance standpoint.
Macif reinvents its IT-business relationship by tackling Shadow IT
Apr 10, 2022
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