Compare Microsoft Identity Manager vs. NetIQ Identity Manager

Microsoft Identity Manager is ranked 3rd in Identity Management (IM) with 6 reviews while NetIQ Identity Manager is ranked 4th in Identity Management (IM) with 5 reviews. Microsoft Identity Manager is rated 8.6, while NetIQ Identity Manager is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Microsoft Identity Manager writes "Secure on-premise and cloud-based workloads provide seamless authentication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetIQ Identity Manager writes "A flexible tool that connects to multiple and various data sources". Microsoft Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, NetIQ Identity Manager and SAP Identity Management, whereas NetIQ Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk PAS and Microsoft Identity Manager. See our Microsoft Identity Manager vs. NetIQ Identity Manager report.
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Pros
The most valuable and most interesting feature is the conditional access.The most valuable feature of the solution is the fact that I can use it to track who is sending which email, who is accessing which documents or which files, etc. These tools help me improve security within the enterprise environment.The feature that I find most valuable is the security layer of the identity and access management solution. The ability to secure on-premises and cloud-based workloads and to provide seamless authentication into hybrid workloads, which is also both on-premises and in cloud environments.The most valuable feature is that it provides protection for our company documents.The features that we find most valuable are security, mobility, and Single Sign-On.Microsoft integration products are strong. That is what I like about the product.

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The main value lies in the simplicity of implementation, as well as its customized look and feel.It's a very flexible tool, so you can synchronize multiple sources of data and you have multiple connections to various kinds of systems.The most valuable features are Password Reset Alerts, Password Sync, and SQL connectors.

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Cons
The information that is available for the Active Directory portal is segregated here and there.In terms of the identity and access management solution for on-premises environment, I think Microsoft needs to eliminate or minimize the number of workloads for the solution to run in on-premises environment.This product was only launched two or three years ago and it is still in the process of becoming stable.They have to improve the User Entity and Behavioral Analysis.Instead of using the connectors from the third-party companies, they should make the Microsoft templates available with this product. If Microsoft would increase the number of the box connectors that would be helpful to all the customers who use it daily.

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There's no huge thing missing, because it's already comprehensive. Now and then, however, there might be a minor issue.If it could be operated in such a way that anybody could use it, with just the user interface, and there's no need for programming, then that would be a great improvement.The interface is old and outdated, and the design software seems archaic.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Microsoft Identity Manager comes with the premium or community license. If the customer doesn't have a premium license, the reseller who sells the licenses of Microsoft to the enterprise can extend the license for the client.

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Micro Focus is flexible when it comes to price. The cost varies from customer to customer. There are no additional costs, though. Everything is included.You just need to be aware that the more systems you connect, the more license fees you have to pay.

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Also Known As
MIM, Forefront Identity Manager, FIMNovell Identity Manager
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Overview

Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) builds on the identity and access management capabilities of Forefront Identity Manager. MIM helps you manage the users, credentials, policies, and access within your organization. Additionally, MIM adds a hybrid experience, privileged access management capabilities, and support for new platforms.

NetIQ Identity Manager delivers a complete, yet affordable solution to control who has access to what across your enterprise both inside the firewall and into the cloud. It enables you to provide secure and convenient access to critical information for business users, while meeting compliance demands.
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Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Whole Foods MarketSheetz
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Software R&D Company33%
Integrator18%
Comms Service Provider11%
Retailer5%
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