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"It is an added value for our customers to have a Secrets Management workflow available that is PaaS/CaaS/KaaS Platform agnostic.""This solution is easy to use and to integrate."

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"A high level of security.""The most valuable feature is that you can retrieve user account details from the cloud."

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"A drawback for some clients who have to be PCI compliant is that they still need to use and subscribe to an HSM (Hardware Security Module) solution.""The documentation is very general; it should have more examples and more use cases."

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"Inability to access the solution on the phone.""Azure needs to provide versions of Key Vault that are suitable for different sizes of companies."

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"I am using the open-source version of Vault and I would have to buy a license if I want to get support."

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"The cost of the Azure Key Vault is very high and the pricing model is based on the number of keys that you store and retrieve."

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Top Answer: This solution is easy to use and to integrate.
Top Answer: I am using the open-source version of Vault and I would have to buy a license if I want to get support.
Top Answer: The documentation is very general; it should have more examples and more use cases. Basically, they just tell you the syntax without a better explanation of how to do things. We learned all of the… more »
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Overview

Vault is a tool for securely accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, or certificates. Vault provides a unified interface to any secret, while providing tight access control and recording a detailed audit log.

Azure Key Vault is a cloud service that provides a secure store for secrets. You can securely store keys, passwords, certificates, and other secrets. Azure key vaults may be created and managed through the Azure portal. In this quickstart, you create a key vault, then use it to store a secret.

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Find out what your peers are saying about HashiCorp Vault vs. Microsoft Azure Key Vault and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,228 professionals have used our research since 2012.
HashiCorp Vault is ranked 4th in Enterprise Password Managers with 2 reviews while Microsoft Azure Key Vault is ranked 6th in Enterprise Password Managers with 2 reviews. HashiCorp Vault is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Azure Key Vault is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HashiCorp Vault writes "Easy to use and integrate, but the documentation needs to be updated and improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Key Vault writes "Easy to set up and the technical support is awesome". HashiCorp Vault is most compared with CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, Thycotic Secret Server, LastPass Enterprise, 1Password and ManageEngine Password Manager Pro, whereas Microsoft Azure Key Vault is most compared with CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, Thycotic Secret Server, AWS Secrets Manager, LastPass Enterprise and ManageEngine Password Manager Pro. See our HashiCorp Vault vs. Microsoft Azure Key Vault report.

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