Vinay SinghAssociate Technical Lead at a computer software company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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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The Web Access Manager is an integral part of the OpenIAM platform. The Access Manager provides a scalable, secure and consistent solution to access applications in hybrid environments for both corporate (employees) and consumers (external) alike.
The Access Manager provides organizations with the following tools to enable these objectives:
Web SSO with support for SAML 2, oAuth 2, OIDC, and a rProxy to allow SSO to legacy applications
Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
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Azure Active Directory is ranked 1st in Access Management with 45 reviews while OpenIAM Access Manager is ranked 23rd in Access Management. Azure Active Directory is rated 8.6, while OpenIAM 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 OpenIAM Access Manager is most compared with Gluu and Okta Workforce Identity.
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