Cisco Identity Services Engine Competitors and Alternatives

The top Cisco Identity Services Engine competitors are
  • Aruba ClearPass
  • ForeScout CounterACT
  • CyberArk Privileged Access Security
  • FortiAuthenticator
  • Bradford Networks Sentry
  • Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM)
  • CA Privileged Access Manager
  • SailPoint IdentityIQ
Read reviews of Cisco Identity Services Engine competitors and alternatives
ITSecuri5f69
Real User
IT Security Specialist at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

Password rotation, session recording & isolation and on-demand privileges.

What needs improvement?

For users to access a system via CyberArk Privileged Session Manager, a universal connector needs to be coded in a language called AutoIT and its support for web browsers is so-so.... more»

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

It can be an expensive product. I Suggest only licensing basics to begin with and as need arises, start to license extensions (AIM, etc.) during next phase of implementation.

What other advice do I have?

CyberArk offers extensive training, utilise it. Also their support staff are very good and can assist with everything.
Susan Donelly
Real User
Information Security Manager at United Parcel Service
Aug 09 2017

What is most valuable?

Transparent login for users of privileged IDs (Linux, Windows). This prevents sharing of the password because it is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Once we implemented the solution, we found that support groups were sharing the Root password with some application... more»

What needs improvement?

Reporting. It's difficult to locate the reports, there are limits on what reports can be run from the GUI, and the... more»

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

Appliances are relatively cheap, don’t skimp. Make sure you have redundancy, high availability, and enough appliances... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have been trying to get approved for a solution (this or others) for 15 years. We finally have a CIO who understands... more»

What other advice do I have?

Definitely do your homework. CA PAM was the best product for us but if you are strictly a mainframe shop you might like... more»
InfrastructureAnalyst006
Real User
Identity Management Infrastructure Services Senior Analyst at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 31 2017

What do you think of SailPoint IdentityIQ?

Valuable Features: Security and administration for any new/current access. Manage process and search information. • Improvements to My Organization: It improves the function for CMS - the website is a centralized system to manage accounts and access for CMS applications. • Room for Improvement: It allowed to implement the automated processes when a new employee is hired. It allows to have a main central process for new hires. • Use of Solution: I've used it for three years now. • Deployment Issues: No, but we encountered some bugs after the implementation and they were fixed. • Stability Issues: A few of them - they were connection and performance issues but they both have been fixed. • Scalability Issues: Yes. We needed to contact Sailpoint directly...

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