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"During testing we are allowed a certain number of licenses for free.""Its price is reasonable. It is not highly expensive.""Their pricing model is a little bit weird. Currently, there is no price advantage in signing up for yearly contracts. There are no additional costs to the standard licensing costs.""Our licensing fee is currently on an annual basis."

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"You can pay as you go with them. You purchase a base license and add to it as needed.""The product could be more competitively priced.""It costs more to license the high-availability option.""The licensing structure is cost-effective for us compared to some of the other solutions that have recurring monthly costs.""FAC is an affordable solution for Middle Range (200E/400E) and also needs a package of mobility agents (2,000) perpetual."

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Top Answer: The multi-factor authentication process and the geo-locking features are great.
Top Answer: Our licensing fee is currently on an annual basis. There are two levels of support with Duo that we were considering… more »
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Top Answer: It reduces the need for network administrator intervention by allowing the user to perform their own registration and… more »
Top Answer: FAC is an affordable solution for Middle Range (200E/400E) and also needs a package of mobility agents (2,000)… more »
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Cloud-based user authentication vendor: authenticate with your phone, Duo mobile app, landline, or tokens with or without an internet connection

BIO-key International, Inc. develops, was founded in 1993 and markets fingerprint biometric identification software and hardware. Our network security solutions were designed to identify individuals and verify, or confirm, before granting access, among other things, corporate resources, subscribed data and services, web portals, applications, physical locations or assets using fingerprint authentication. Additionally, BIO-key is proud to be Microsoft's hardware and software partner in creating affordable, high-quality USB Fingerprint scanner accessories for Windows Hello and Windows Hello for Business. Our 25-year track record in delivering transformational enterprise and OEM-embedded biometric solutions is testament to an unwavering commitment: “To empower organizations with strong and multi-factor authentication (MFA) to strengthen online security that is both scalable and cost-efficient, enabling them to achieve rapid time-to-value.

FortiAuthenticator user identity management appliances strengthen enterprise security by simplifying and centralizing the management and storage of user identity information.

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Sample Customers
Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
The World Bank, Virginia Tech University, Univerisity of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Union Pacific, St. Luke's Hospital, Singapore Police Force, Security State Bank, Omnicell, Mastercard, Lockheed Martin
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company20%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Marketing Services Firm14%
Healthcare Company14%
Transportation Company14%
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company23%
Manufacturing Company4%
Company Size
Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise14%
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Small Business52%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise10%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet, Cisco, Frontegg and others in Authentication Systems. Updated: October 2021.
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BIO-key is ranked 36th in Authentication Systems while Fortinet FortiAuthenticator is ranked 1st in Authentication Systems with 8 reviews. BIO-key is rated 0.0, while Fortinet FortiAuthenticator is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiAuthenticator writes "Easy to deploy with intuitive interface; integration with certain enterprise applications lacking". BIO-key is most compared with Fortinet FortiToken, whereas Fortinet FortiAuthenticator is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Fortinet FortiToken, Azure Active Directory, Okta Workforce Identity and Yubico YubiKey.

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