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"Licensing fees are paid on a monthly basis and the cost depends on the number of users.""This product is sold as part of the enterprise package and our licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.""MFA and P2 licenses for two Azures for fully-enabled scenarios and features cost a lot of money. This is where Okta is trying to get the prices down.""We are a non-profit organization, so we get good prices from Microsoft for their products. It is working well, but it could be cheaper. For the type of organization we are, it would be good if they could give a little bit more and be more generous like Google, which has completely free services. Microsoft has free versions or web services called Office 365 E1, which is free for use, but we want to have it with more qualified clients.""We pay about $35 per user.""I think we're on the E3 — I think it was about 35 dollars per user.""We got a good deal. If you get rid of all the products providing features that Azure Suite can provide, then it makes sense cost-wise.""Microsoft has a free version of Azure AD. So, if you don't do a lot of advanced features, then you can use the free version, which is no cost at all because it is underpinning Office 365. Because Microsoft gives it to you as a SaaS, so there are no infrastructure costs whatsoever that you need to incur. If you use the free version, then it is free. If you use the advanced features (that we use), it is a license fee per user."

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Top Answer:  It is cloud based so it is always updated,
Top Answer: Azure Active Directory has a very extensive licensing model. Most of the features are available in the free and basic version, and then there are premium P1 and P2 editions. The licensing model is… more »
Top Answer: We had some issues with the migration of users from the local user accounts to Azure AD. It was more like a local issue and had nothing to do with the Azure AD itself. It works fine for SSO, the… more »
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Exostar SAM, Exostar Pirean
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Overview

The Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enterprise identity service provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication to help protect your users from 99.9 percent of cybersecurity attacks. With Azure Active Directory, you get:

- Single sign-on enabling access to your apps from anywhere

- Conditional Access and multi-factor authentication to help protect and govern access

- A single identity platform to engage with internal and external users more securely

- Developer tools to easily integrate identity into your apps and services 

To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Azure Active Directory Community.

We provide robust authentication and authorisation services across web and mobile. Our Access: One platform protects high value data, equity and IP across critical industries. We partner with some of the world’s largest organisations to protect their services globally.

Delivered through our private cloud identity platform, we enable our customers to quickly realise identity services that:

-Provide a central point of control for managing identities and entitlements
-Provide flexible access management, supporting single sign-on and strong user
authentication
-Deliver an agile and robust IAM API for extending the reach of your identity infrastructure
-We are recognised for our innovation, our versatility and our focus on the end user.

Speak to us today. Together we can transform your identity and access management vision into opportunity and advantage.

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Azure Active Directory is trusted by companies of all sizes and industries including Walmart, Zscaler, Uniper, Amtrak, monday.com, and more.
Lilly, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Veeva, Cognizant, Pfizer
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Financial Services Firm15%
Computer Software Company15%
Manufacturing Company10%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government6%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise77%
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Azure Active Directory is ranked 1st in Single Sign-On (SSO) with 43 reviews while Exostar Secure Access Manager is ranked 26th in Single Sign-On (SSO). Azure Active Directory is rated 8.6, while Exostar Secure Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Azure Active Directory writes "With multi-factor authentication, we've seen a marked decrease in the number of threats we've seen come through". On the other hand, Azure Active Directory is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Google Cloud Identity, AWS Directory Service and Fortinet FortiAuthenticator, whereas Exostar Secure Access Manager is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity and PingFederate.

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