ARCON Privileged Access Management Reviews

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Anonymous User
Real User
Manager (Systems) at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Apr 12 2018

What is most valuable?

Mainly the password vault. So, we have all of our generic IDs, which are present in the infrastructure, we have it… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our purpose initially was to have a few critical projects. Not to have password management of all projects. So we started… more»

What needs improvement?

We have the load balancer and we have certain cloud environments. So, if you take Microsoft hypervisor - which comes with… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I am not in a position to give any financials, but whatever we have paid, it is value for money. Their licensing model is… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

This is the first solution.

What other advice do I have?

Have your access management process is in line. If you have complex processes, or you have not defined it, it will be… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Head of Information Security & Risk Assurance at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 02 2018

What is most valuable?

The best part of this product is the administrator convenience. The portal is very user-friendly. An administrator can use… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us a lot of control functions, which we were lacking in our organization. The privileged users, who are mostly… more»

What needs improvement?

This product is lacking in terms of dashboarding analytics and should have user behavior analytics. It should also have… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is good value for our business. According to me, their competitors are more costly. Therefore, it is quite affordable… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We were not using another solution prior to ARCON.

What other advice do I have?

The product is really a good product and a good value for the money, in terms of costs, user convenience, and… more»
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Prashant Maldikar
Real User
Head IT-Security at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Apr 29 2018

What is most valuable?

Provisioning of all administrative access through this solution. The privileged administrators are logging in to the solution using their domain ID… more»

What needs improvement?

One thing which needs improvement is where it is keeping video logs of Windows Servers, whatever activities are being carried out by the… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product's pricing is good value. In terms of licensing, go for user-based licensing, without any limit on the target servers.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not have a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

Obviously your administrators should participate in the decision to buy this product, because they will have to go through the solution to access… more»
Rajesh Gurikar
Real User
Manager, RPA at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Jul 15 2018

What is most valuable?

In terms of automation, there are a number of cases, ARCON-related, where we are automating. It could be user-creation or… more»

How has it helped my organization?

From the administrative point of view, there are cases that I have automated. I used to have to log in to all the servers… more»

What needs improvement?

There are no APIs readily available. There are hundreds of products available on the market. It could be many… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Although I'm not involved with this side of it, I assume pricing would have been reasonable, that is why we went for it. I… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I don't recall the name of the product, but we switched because of a lot of performance issues. With that product, we used… more»

What other advice do I have?

It has really helped us a lot. It's a wonderful platform.
Anonymous User
Real User
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 13 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the password management and the logs that are captured. We use both extensively.

How has it helped my organization?

Previously, we had to go through some effort to change the credentials of our devices. The process was subject to human… more»

What needs improvement?

Currently, we can manage only the SSH or RDP connections, but there are many more devices that are present, apart from our… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product's pricing is a good value. It's appropriately priced. The product has all the required features. It doesn't… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We started with ARCON because a few of our projects were using it and, when we were thinking in the direction of adopting… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice would depend on how your administrators are placed, because it depends a lot on the desktop that they're using… more»
Anonymous User
Consultant
Consultant at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 03 2018

What is most valuable?

Once logged into our kiosk, I can go to 10 different servers and everything is logged. We can use this to identify which… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Initially when we started, the function for automatic password change was not available. Also, Windows-based logins were… more»

What needs improvement?

The auto-password change feature which was recently added. It is supposed to change the password. However, in some cases… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are no major concerns with licensing because we can handle multiple servers in our kiosk system.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

There was a previous solution, but it was not writing in the logs properly. It was writing the logs only for the… more»

What other advice do I have?

The first time, we manually updated the password. Afterwards, it changed on its own automatically. For our requirements… more»
Praveen Yadav
Real User
Information Security Professional at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 23 2018

What is most valuable?

One important feature is the administrator access, mainly for Windows machines as well as Linux machines. It is important… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved our government compliance score in terms of audits. Auditors used to ask this basic question: Who has done… more»

What needs improvement?

There are a few improvements that could be made. One is that it should be browser-agnostic and, frankly, it is working… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I definitely feel the product's pricing is a good value. It is one of the best products we have. The licensing is… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

This was the first solution we started using.

What other advice do I have?

I would advise, during the implementation itself, in the beginning, to start with the 20 servers only. Then test it… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
IT Infrastructure Management at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Jul 01 2018

What is most valuable?

Because we are a financial institution, the compliance aspect is the most important for us. Using this ARCON product, we… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Initially, we did not have any record of the production changes, what was been taking place in our infrastructure and… more»

What needs improvement?

The product is good but a lot of things can be changed, the way the system has been designed. All the access levels have… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product's pricing is a good value. We haven't had any issues with licensing.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not have a previous solution. We were looking in the market for a product but we couldn't find one that met our… more»

What other advice do I have?

It's a go-ahead for any organization that is looking to meet their compliance and audit requirements. This is a very good… more»
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What is ARCON Privileged Access Management?

ARCON PAM is a full blown Privileged Access Management solution. It has a robust password vaulting technology that comes with AES- 256 Database encryption. Dual Factor Authentication, 4Eye Authentication functionalities and Granular Access Control enables an enterprise to block any unauthorized access attempt to critical information assets. All access is based on “Need to know” and “Need to do” basis. It has the largest connector stack. Its Single Sign On enables seamless access to a host of devices with just a single click. The Solution enables an enterprise to monitor and analyze advanced threats in a real time. It has the best-in-class real-time threat analytics. It provides comprehensive audit trails and session recordings to ensure that all activities are tracked and these logs are encrypted and separately stored creating a legal hold. Further, it has a highly scalable architecture that easily integrates with Third Party SIEM Solutions. It also supports cloud environment. ARCON PAM is full-functionality solution at the most optimum pricing. More than 250 global enterprises spanning wide-ranging industries such as Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Government Organizations, Media, Health Care, and Fintech have deployed ARCON PAM as of today. While the company continues to be a leader in India and the Middle East, it has gained a solid traction in Africa and APAC market thanks to its well-distributed global channel network and strong industry reputation it enjoys in the cyber security domain.
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