Rodney DapilmotoSystems Admin Analyst 3 at CPS Energy
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"When we started with RPA, there was a requirement that every credential and the bots themselves be protected through the PAM system. From the get-go, we've had CyberArk in the middle... We've got a pretty robust RPA implementation with our PAM platform. Users, bots, the credentials — everything is managed via our PAM solution."
"Right off the bat, the most valuable feature is the DNA scan. It gives us the ability to scan our environment and find the accounts that we're going to need to take under control."
"CyberArk is a very stable product and it's a stable product because it has a simple design and a simple architecture that allows you to leverage the economies of scale across the base of your infrastructure that you already have implemented. It doesn't really introduce any new complex pieces of infrastructure that would make it that much more difficult to scale."
"CyberArk has been easy for us to implement and the adoption has been good. We've been able to standardize a bunch of things. We've been able to standardize relatively easily with the use of the platforms and managing the policies."
"The risk of lost password and forbidden access to resources has been drastically reduced which increased the security level for the entire company,"
"The technical support is good."
"The most valuable feature is Special Monitoring."
"The Password Upload Utility tool makes it easier when setting up a Safe that contains multiple accounts and has cut down the amount of time that it takes to complete the task."
"Saviynt has better integration with enterprise systems like SAP, Microsoft, Adobe, and AWS."
"This product works well out of the box and if you don’t want to do a lot of configuration then this is the best tool."
"It's a highly functional system and a very well rounded solution. The onboarding of applications is solid. Their user access reviews are very good. Their role-based model and their identity life cycle stuff are solid. It's a very well rounded, strong product."
"The dedicated Freshdesk platform is a user community and a step in the right direction for offering learning resources."
"Saviynt has a lot of potential with many features available for users."
"The one place where we found that this product really needs to improve is the cloud. Simple integrations don't exist, even today. We don't have anything specific on CyberArk for managing, SaaS products, SaaS vendors, SaaS credentials. I understand it's a vendor-based thing and that they have to coordinate with the other vendors to be able to do that, and there are integrations coming. But these are the major places where CyberArk definitely needs to invest some more time."
"It's a big program. To scale excessively, locally, on an on-prem application, takes a lot of servers."
"CyberArk has to continue to evolve with that threat landscape to make sure that they're still protecting those credentials that are owned by those that have privileged accounts in the firms."
"There is a bit of a learning curve, but it's a pretty complex solution."
"It needs better documentation with more examples for the configuration files and API/REST integration"
"We found a lot of errors during the initial setup. They should work to improve the implementation experience and to remove errors from the process."
"The authentication port is available in CyberArk Alero but not Fortinet products."
"Currently, in Secure Connect, an end user is required to enter account information manually, and cannot save any of this information for future use."
"Saviynt cannot customize based on customer needs."
"The biggest drawback is that for every change you want to make, you have to go back to them and ask for it."
"In terms of improvement, it's really just a matter of them getting more mature. It's a relatively new solution and they probably need to streamline a few of the processes as they mature. But there are not too many problems."
"The product lacks a broad user base which makes it difficult sometimes to find answers to questions about the product."
"The company needs to do more to establish standard practices within the product itself that are common in the industry."
"I believe that this solution is priced well. It's the market leader and I think that it's the best solution."
"Overall, its pricing is really good. The main difference from all the other vendors is that they have one package that covers all the functionality and modules of the basic PAM, except the add-on modules like adware and server protection. It also doesn't include the licenses for domain controller protection or maybe an API call-related feature. For the basic privileged access management, the bundle pricing is really good, but when it comes to an agent-based solution for advanced cyber protection or application identity managers, it is expensive. Services are also very expensive if you hire the services team from CyberArk, but these guys are really good. For a couple of large banking projects, we had an experience with them. The banks wanted to have things quickly and efficiently, so we had to hire them. If we take four weeks, these guys can do everything on a weekend. They charge quite a big sum of money, but they know the system well."
"The price of this solution is quite reasonable."
"The solution is very expensive and requires a license. We pay for an enterprise license."
"Pricing is quite high and it could be improved."
"They have two types of licensing: purchase and subscription. You have to pay for each admin user, such as Microsoft admin, mail admin, database admin, etc."
"If you need to make any changes then there are additional fees."
CyberArk is the trusted expert in privileged access management and a global leader Identity Security. Designed from the ground up with a focus on security, CyberArk has developed a powerful, modular technology platform that provides the industry's most comprehensive Privileged Account Security Solution.
Saviynt provides intelligent identity access management and governance for cloud, hybrid and on-premise IT infrastructures to accelerate enterprise digital transformation. Our platform integrates with leading IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS applications including AWS, Azure, Oracle EBS, SAP HANA, SAP, Office 365, SalesForce, Workday, and many others. Our innovative IGA 2.0 advanced risk analytics platform won the Trust Award and was named an industry leader by Gartner.Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), Data Access Governance (DAG), IaaS Governance, Segregation of Duties (SoD), Consumer Identity and Access Mgmt (CIAM), Cloud PAM, Cloud Security, Hybrid ITPaul • Sep 17, 3:33 PM
CyberArk Privileged Access Manager is ranked 1st in Privileged Access Management (PAM) with 15 reviews while Saviynt is ranked 7th in Identity Management (IM) with 4 reviews. CyberArk Privileged Access Manager is rated 8.2, while Saviynt is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of CyberArk Privileged Access Manager writes "Provides simplicity and ease of implementation for the right level of security controls". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Saviynt writes "The way the tool is introduced to the user lacks industry standards and better learning resources". CyberArk Privileged Access Manager is most compared with BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management, Thycotic Secret Server, Azure Active Directory, SailPoint IdentityIQ and ForgeRock, whereas Saviynt is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Okta Workforce Identity, Azure Active Directory, Omada Identity and Microsoft Identity Manager.
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