We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Our customers have never complained about the stability"
"This is a product that is easy to install and integrate, and it is simple to use."
"The solution has powerful authentification and authorization. It offers a good way to increase security."
"It's a good solution for identification and access management."
"Cloud services are something that F5 Access Policy Manager could do better"
"The price of this product can be improved."
"Configuration could be simplified for the end-user."
"The user interface needs to be simplified, it's complex and not user-friendly."
"Recently, they have simplified the licensing"
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At F5, we give our customers the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. All F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any environment, whether on premises or in any cloud. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver apps that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location.
IBM Security Access Manager helps you simplify your users' access while more securely adopting web, mobile, IoT and cloud technologies. It can be deployed on-premises, in a virtual or hardware appliance or containerized with Docker. ISAM helps you strike a balance between usability and security through the use of risk-based access, single sign-on, integrated access management control, identity federation and mobile multi-factor authentication. Take back control of your access management with IBM Security Access Manager.
F5 Access Policy Manager is ranked 11th in Access Management with 2 reviews while IBM Security Access Manager is ranked 13th in Access Management with 2 reviews. F5 Access Policy Manager is rated 8.6, while IBM Security Access Manager is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of F5 Access Policy Manager writes "A robust platform that enables our clients to do almost anything". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Security Access Manager writes "Secure access with authentication and good technical support, but needs a more simplified user interface". F5 Access Policy Manager is most compared with CyberArk PAS, ForgeRock, Azure Active Directory, Auth0 and Amazon Cognito, whereas IBM Security Access Manager is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, Azure Active Directory, Oracle Access Manager, ForgeRock and i-Sprint AccessMatrix Universal Access Management. See our F5 Access Policy Manager vs. IBM Security Access Manager report.
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