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Pros
"It has been stable, and we haven't had any issues since we started to use it."

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"Other than it provides us with remote access, so it's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment."

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Cons
"Microsoft Authenticator is as easy as Google Authenticator, but it is not open to all types of applications. Google Authenticator is integrated with other third-party platforms and applications, whereas Microsoft Authenticator is not. It should have more integration with third-party platforms and applications."

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"It gets out of sync with Active Directory or whatever it might be, whatever the authentication piece is on Active Directory, and they just reset it on the backend. I never have to contact the vendor."

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"It comes free with the Microsoft account. We have a yearly agreement, and all products are covered under it."

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Top Answer: We switched to Duo Security for identity verification. We’d been using a competitor but got the chance to evaluate Duo for 30 days, and we could not be happier. Duo Security is easy to configure… more »
Top Answer: It has been stable, and we haven't had any issues since we started to use it.
Top Answer: It comes free with the Microsoft account. We have a yearly agreement, and all products are covered under it.
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PhoneFactor, MS Authenticator
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Overview

Microsoft Authenticator is a multifactor app for mobile devices that gives employees easy, secure access to online accounts, providing multi-factor authentication for an extra layer of security.

Passwords can be forgotten, stolen, or compromised. With Authenticator, your phone provides an extra layer of security on top of your PIN or fingerprint.

Protect all of your accounts with two-step verification. The app also helps you secure all of your online accounts by using the industry standard time-based OTP (one-time password) codes.

Symantec VIP Access Manager is the next generation control platform that integrates Single Sign-On (SSO) with strong authentication, access control, and user management. It offers users and administrators control, convenience, and compliance for public and private cloud- based applications. Symantec VIP Access Manager solves cloud security problems using identity and/or context-based access control across multiple cloud applications. In the cloud, where a traditional enterprise perimeter doesn't exist, this solution fills the gap. Through Symantec VIP Access Manager, administrators can define policies that utilize the built-in user directory or existing identity management infrastructure to enforce security and compliance for applications without getting in the way of productivity. Symantec VIP Access Manager can also protect and consolidate access management for on-premise web applications. It also simplifies compliance auditing for cloud applications by consolidating logs across all applications it protects.

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Sample Customers
Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider22%
Computer Software Company21%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Large Enterprise67%
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Microsoft Authenticator is ranked 4th in Authentication Systems with 1 review while Symantec VIP Access Manager is ranked 7th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. Microsoft Authenticator is rated 9.0, while Symantec VIP Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Authenticator writes "Stable, easy to set up, and useful for people who travel a lot". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec VIP Access Manager writes "It's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment". Microsoft Authenticator is most compared with Duo Security, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA Authentication Manager, Yubico YubiKey and RSA SecurID Access, whereas Symantec VIP Access Manager is most compared with Check Point Remote Access VPN, Okta Workforce Identity, Duo Security, Yubico YubiKey and Pulse Connect Secure.

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