CA ACF2 Reviews

CA ACF2 is the #1 ranked solution of our top Mainframe Security tools. It's rated 4.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to IBM Resource Access Control Facility - CA ACF2 vs IBM Resource Access Control Facility

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IT Examiner at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 12 2019

What is most valuable?

The real-time reporting on the event logs is the only thing we need to use it for. The time it saves makes it very valuable to us and our allocation of resources.

How has it helped my organization?

This product makes us more efficient because of the reports it provides. Without the product, extracting this information may take us as much as several days. Instead, we can get it in real time.

What needs improvement?

Any solution that would eliminate manual intervention further is a great improvement. A solution that requires less in the form of manual processing saves more time and effort. The user access review… more »

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

It is important to evaluate different products and come to an agreement among the IT staff as to what is most important before going forward with a decision and implementation. Every solution has its… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

The product has replaced a variety of other solutions. We don't make the decision to switch, it is the users' decision based on their perceived needs. If users have a change in requirements that a… more »

What other advice do I have?

I rate the product about eight out of ten considering the wealth of automated processes. Removing the need for human intervention makes the product valuable. It is only an eight and not a ten because… more »

What is CA ACF2?

CA ACF2™ for z/OS provides innovative, comprehensive security for your business transaction environments—including Linux, UNIX and z/OS on System z—helping you realize the reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness of the mainframe. CA ACF2 provides an Advanced Authentication Mainframe feature, system entry validation, resource control, auditability, accountability, and administrative control. In conjunction with distributed security solutions from CA Technologies, CA ACF2 provides mobile-to-mainframe enterprise class security and compliance management.

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