Since 1990, Burton Group has provided research and advisory services helping Global 2000 organizations make smart enterprise architecture decisions. Burton Group provides a suite of context-oriented analysis and a proprietary IT Reference Architecture covering security, identity management, application platforms, service-oriented architecture, network and telecom, collaboration, content management, and the data center. Uniquely focused on the need of IT buyers rather than technology providers, 85% of Burton Group’s revenue comes from end-user organizations.


Security and Risk Management (SRMS) focuses on planning and building general-purpose infrastructure for securing information assets across intranets, extranets, and converged virtual enterprise networks. This research and advisory service covers topics such as intrusion prevention, application firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spam, and information protection. SRMS will empower you to build, deploy, and manage a security infrastructure that meets your organization's risk management requirements. SRMS will provide practical strategies for tying security management to your organization's governance structure and incorporating appropriate levels of risk assessment into business decision-making processes.