SylvainMaertchikEducation Director at ID Integrated Data SA
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I would say session management on the go is the most valuable feature. When the session is going on, you can stop the session without terminating it for justification. You can cancel it. The recording takes very little space. Those are some things which the customers are worried about when they talk about session recording."
"The privileged access management into sensitive systems is very valuable. That includes control from the endpoint all the way through to the managing of passwords and credentials that are used by the person to access the sensitive information. It's very useful, because nobody ever really maintains passwords for those endpoint systems. It's maintained in the Dropbox password file."
"The implementation is quite easy because the documents are always online."
"The asset discovery feature is the solution's most valuable aspect. It's very easy to pull assets into the database of the solution manager."
"The most valuable feature is the asset discovery, which makes it very easy to locate and identify assets and pull them into the manager."
"BeyondTrust has very good integrations with quite a lot of security vendors such as SailPoint, IBM, FortiGuard, Splunk, etc."
"What I liked about this solution is that it can also integrate for tracking malicious use or sending analytics to a host that can process them. I don't know if CyberArk, Centrify, or Thycotic can do that. The analytics was something the client really wanted, and they already had BeyondTrust. It is very scalable. The agent on the workstation is very thin, and the processing power required on a server is nothing out of the ordinary. It is also very stable and easy to deploy."
"Technical support is good."
"The main value lies in the simplicity of implementation, as well as its customized look and feel."
"The most valuable feature of this solution has been the ability for us to integrate a lot of external systems, and the automatic transfer of a lot of identity information. Additionally, the customization is very good."
"The other area to improve is that they rely on MS SQL servers only. You cannot have any other database behind them. They have to be on MS SQL. If they can do something about these issues, this would be a better alternative for some customers."
"The program updates are very rare and the frequency is too far apart to take care of bug fixes and adding the latest features."
"The deployment process should be clarified or made simpler. It would be helpful if the solution had in-app tutorials for users to look at as they progress through the system. Sometimes we get lost and need to go back to check what exactly the function was. There should be small hints around major key functions. It would go a long way in speeding up the deployment process."
"The help system should be improved to provide a quick help guide with each tab within the solution, which explains what each particular function does."
"Their technical support could be more responsive and helpful."
"What's bothering me, which is true of all of them, is that sometimes, the error codes that come up don't necessarily get reflected in the searches within their support sites or they're out of date. I would rather search by an error code than type in the text and search for it by text because the error code means that it is programmatic, and it is known. It might not be desired, but it at least is not unexpected. If you don't have an error code, you just get an anomalous error, and if it is lengthy, it can be difficult to search and find the specific instance you're looking for. This is something I would like all of them to improve. BeyondTrust, CyberArk, Centrify, and Thycotic could do some improvements in staying up to date and actually allowing you to search based on the product version. They are assuming that everybody is on their way to release. They put out a new release, but it is not reflected on the support site, which makes no sense to me, especially when they revamp all the error codes. They all have been guilty of this in some way."
"If you don't get the implementation right at the outset, you will struggle with the product."
"There's no huge thing missing, because it's already comprehensive. Now and then, however, there might be a minor issue."
"NetIQ Identity Manager could improve by updating the user portal, it is out of date."
"This solution is expensive compared to its competitors."
"Micro Focus is flexible when it comes to price. The cost varies from customer to customer. There are no additional costs, though. Everything is included."
"The price of the solution is a bit high and could be reduced."
BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management enables organizations to mitigate attacks by removing excess privileges on Windows, Mac, Unix/Linux and networked devices. Remove excessive end user privileges and control applications on Windows, Mac, Unix, Linux, and networked devices without hindering end-user productivity.
Key Solutions Include:
-ENTERPRISE PASSWORD SECURITY
Discover, manage and monitor all privileged accounts and SSH keys, secure privileged assets, and report on all privileged account activity in a single solution.
-ENDPOINT LEAST PRIVILEGE
Enforce least privilege across all Windows and Mac endpoints, gain visibility into target system vulnerabilities, and control access to privileged applications without disrupting user productivity or compromising security.
-SERVER PRIVILEGE MANAGEMENT
Gain control and visibility over Unix, Linux and Windows server user activity without sharing the root or administrator account.
-A SINGLE PLATFORM FOR MANAGEMENT, POLICY, REPORTING AND THREAT ANALYTICS
Utilize a single solution to manage PAM policies and deployment, understand vulnerability and threat analytics, and provide reporting to multiple stakeholders and complementary security systems.
Learn more at https://www.beyondtrust.com/privilege-management
BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management is ranked 4th in Privileged Access Management (PAM) with 8 reviews while NetIQ Identity Manager is ranked 8th in User Provisioning Software with 3 reviews. BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management is rated 7.6, while NetIQ Identity Manager is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management writes "A stable, scalable, and easy-to-deploy solution that can track malicious use or send analytics to a host". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetIQ Identity Manager writes "NetID Identity Manager 4.8 is a strong and solid Identity Manager Engine with most of the feature we expect". BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management is most compared with CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Thycotic Secret Server, CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine) and ARCON Privileged Access Management, whereas NetIQ Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager, One Identity Manager, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager and Fortinet FortiToken.
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