BeyondTrust PowerBroker vs Symantec VIP

BeyondTrust PowerBroker is ranked 9th in Identity and Access Management (IAM) with 6 reviews vs Symantec VIP which is ranked 14th in Identity and Access Management (IAM) with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of BeyondTrust PowerBroker writes "It allows implementing a strong workflow in the organization for accessing the most valued resources". The top reviewer of Symantec VIP writes "One of the most valuable features is two-factor authentication". BeyondTrust PowerBroker is most compared with CyberArk Privileged Access Security, Centrify Endpoint Services and Endpoint Privilege Manager. Symantec VIP is most compared with RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle, Duo Security and RSA Authentication Manager. See our BeyondTrust PowerBroker vs Symantec VIP report.
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Pros
It scales easily and the product is stable.Reduces major vulnerabilities by removing local administrator privileges.The features related to application elevate is amazing. It helped the company to remove almost all admin local users.

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Cloud-based service and management.The two-factor authentication is most definitely valuable and moves us closer to being able to check off those important boxes for compliance.In this version 9.1, lots of changes are done for the dashboard, User Store etc.

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Cons
It should support XWindows Remote Desktop Access protocol for Linux/Unix.It only has limited support for Mac.Reports to the end user.

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Geofencing needs improvement.The gateway server is a RADIUS server, but it lacks the functionality of returning RADIUS attributes other than those that are required for the gateway to authenticate the users.The User Store synchronization part needs to improve. Also, the logs, reports, and dashboard can be improved.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
PowerBroker for a Mac client is three times the price of the Windows version.I'm sure everyone should have the cluster environment, which means more expensive, anyway, cheaper than the other solutions.

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There is a one-time setup fee plus the licenses are provided as per the number of users. For SMS and voice calls, the costs are separate.Licensing and pricing seems very fair.

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Also Known As
Also Known AsVeriSign Identity Protection Authentication Service
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Overview
Overview

The BeyondTrust PowerBroker Privileged Access Management Platform is an integrated solution that provides visibility and control over all privileged accounts and users. By uniting capabilities that many alternative providers offer as disjointed tools, the platform simplifies deployments, reduces costs, improves system security, and reduces privilege risks.

VIP is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications while preventing access by malicious unauthorized attackers. A unified solution providing both two-factor and risk-based token-less authentication, it is based on open standards (ex. SAML, OATH) and can easily integrate into enterprise applications.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersAera Energy LLC, Care New England, James Madison UniversityMaine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
27%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Construction Company
13%
Marketing Services Firm
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
21%
Healthcare Company
12%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Pharma/Biotech Company
10%
Company Size
Company Size
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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
15%
Large Enterprise
72%
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