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Pros
"The most valuable aspect is the authentication and the SSO.""It is a good solution for hybrid environments and VPN.""The two-factor login is great. I receive a message and just have to press okay.""It meets our security needs very well. It is easy to use, and documentation is also available. It is also very stable and scalable, and its support is also very good. We are satisfied with this solution.""The push notifications and the integrations they offer are valuable. Their mobile app is very useful. It is very easy to use.""The multi-factor authentication process and the geo-locking features are great."

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"Its ease of installation is most valuable. It took me five minutes, and it was up and running. It didn't take me that long. The installation on the cell phones is pretty simple.""Its ease of use is most valuable. It is simple to use and can be deployed out-of-the-box. It is quite a mature product with all the required features.""The integrated Fortinet security with the app that allows you to easily do the two-factor authentication is most valuable."

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Cons
"Removing the need for a password would be a positive change as well as the ability to cover all the different enterprise applications. They don't have coverage for everything.""The dashboard needs to be improved.""Certain customers can not use this product because it is cloud-based.""Its documentation must be in French because we are a French-speaking country. They should also provide more training documentation. Its management interface should also be improved. They should also improve its update period. If I compare its update period with other products such as Palo Alto firewalls, this solution is really slow in updates.""The only time I really had some negative feedback for them was about the UI of their mobile app, but they improved it in the last version. It is good on the functionality side, but their pricing model is a little bit weird. Currently, there is no price advantage in signing up for yearly contracts. If you are on a monthly term or a yearly contract, you basically pay the same price, and that is very unusual. Normally, there is a discount when someone signs up for the 12-month system.""We had some trouble with the password reset function."

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"Its reporting should be better. The reporting feature is missing. I don't have any reporting of who has done what, what has failed, and what didn't work.""It needs a lot of coupling with their other Fortinet products. To implement FortiToken, I most probably need to couple it with FortiAuthenticator for full implementation. An RSA token can be used with many devices, whereas Fortinet FortiToken is always linked to only one FortiGate device. If I want to reuse the token across five or six FortiGates, I would have to get the FortiAuthenticator product. I can't use one token to connect to different FortiGates, and I need to get another product to enable this functionality. They should also improve the support for their mobile client. There should be a more detailed roadmap for the operating systems being supported. Some of our users were using an old iOS iPhone, and they were forced to get a newer phone because FortiToken didn't support that version of iOS. Similarly, there may be a version of Android that is not supported, so the users need to change the phone. This was one of the reasons why our deployment took longer.""The app could be improved so that you don't have to actually type in the code. It would be great if you can just do a prompt or push similar to the way Duo does."

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"Lacks integration with other platforms."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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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"It is included as part of our firewall license."

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Questions from the Community
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 »
Top Answer: We had some trouble with the password reset function. When a user's password is expired, you can prompt them using Cisco… more »
Top Answer: Its ease of use is most valuable. It is simple to use and can be deployed out-of-the-box. It is quite a mature product… more »
Top Answer: It needs a lot of coupling with their other Fortinet products. To implement FortiToken, I most probably need to couple… more »
Top Answer: We are using it for VPN. We have its latest version.
Top Answer: I'd like to see integration with other platforms.
Top Answer: I'm a director of the company and we are customers of SafeNet.
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Overview
Cloud-based user authentication vendor: authenticate with your phone, Duo mobile app, landline, or tokens with or without an internet connection

As we've seen, passwords alone don't keep unwanted guests out of your network. Password-only authentication has led to security breaches, malware infections, and policy violations. With two-factor authentication, a password is used along with a security token and authentication server to provide far better security.  Authorized employees can remotely access company resources safely using a variety of devices, ranging from lpatops to mobile phones.

SafeNet Authentication Manager (SAM) is a comprehensive versatile authentication server that allows organizations to implement a future-ready strong authentication strategy for securing local and remote access to numerous corporate resources using a single authentication back end. SAM supports a broad range of authentication methods and form factors – including context-based authentication with step-up capabilities, one-time password (OTP), X.509 certificate-based tokens, and software tokens – enabling organizations to meet different assurance levels and address numerous use cases.
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Sample Customers
Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Exostar, Fraser Health, BSkyB, SETMA, Beckman Coulter, Sunrise Health Region, Seattle Children's, AXA Technology Services, Baker Tilly, University of Poland, Devon IT, Pfizer, SEW-EURODRIVE, SYSteam
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company20%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company25%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government12%
Retailer4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise14%
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Fortinet FortiToken is ranked 5th in Authentication Systems with 3 reviews while SafeNet Authentication Manager is ranked 10th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. Fortinet FortiToken is rated 7.4, while SafeNet Authentication Manager is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiToken writes "Mature, stable, and easy to use and deploy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SafeNet Authentication Manager writes "Simple to use; stable and scalable". Fortinet FortiToken is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator, Yubico YubiKey, RSA SecurID Access and Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), whereas SafeNet Authentication Manager is most compared with Yubico YubiKey, RSA Authentication Manager, CRYPTOCARD BlackShield, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator and Microsoft Authenticator.

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