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"The most valuable aspect of the product is that it is Microsoft-based and it supports all Microsoft technology.""Our customers have benefited from Omada Identity automating the certification process. Most of our customers were using manual methods for user access certification. With Omada Identity, you can automate almost all of it, which means that certification now becomes on demand. You don't have to wait for two or three months to execute a certification timeframe. Instead, you can do certifications as often as you want.""It has a lot of out-of-the-box features. It is flexible, and there are a lot of possibilities to configure and extend it. It is user-friendly. It has an interface that is end-user or business-user friendly.""When we started with identity and access management, we cleaned up and skipped 500 accounts. Therefore, there are a lot of people who are still in our system. Using this tool, we have cleaned up a lot of accounts for ourselves as well as our partners and suppliers. So, we can manage everything now.""The most valuable functionality of the solution for us is that when employees stop working for the municipality, they are automatically disabled in Active Directory. Omada controls that 100 percent. They are disabled for 30 days, and after that time Omada deletes the Active Directory account. The same type of thing happens when we employ a new person. Their information is automatically imported to Omada and they are equipped with the roles and rights so they can do their jobs.""The identity lifecycle support is definitely valuable because we are a complex organization, and there is a lot of onboarding, movement, and offboarding in our organization. We have 31,000 users, and there are a lot of users who are constantly onboarding, offboarding, and moving. So, we need to make sure that these activities are supported. In old times, we used to do everything manually. Everyone was onboarded, offboarded, or moved manually. So, from a business point of view and an economics point of view, identity lifecycle is most valuable. From a security point of view, access review is the most important feature for us.""Omada Identity Suite has a very powerful workflow engine. It is used for requesting access for approval to everything that's around Access Management and for re-certification purposes.""The Governance and self-service that can be set up so you can use them yourself to work in the system are the most valuable features. End users can be enabled to help themselves."

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"The most valuable and most interesting feature is the conditional access.""Very powerful synchronization tool.""It is a stable product. You will experience some issues with it, but it's a good product."

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"Saviynt has better integration with enterprise systems like SAP, Microsoft, Adobe, and AWS.""This product works well out of the box and if you don’t want to do a lot of configuration then this is the best tool.""It's a highly functional system and a very well rounded solution. The onboarding of applications is solid. Their user access reviews are very good. Their role-based model and their identity life cycle stuff are solid. It's a very well rounded, strong product.""The dedicated Freshdesk platform is a user community and a step in the right direction for offering learning resources.""Saviynt has a lot of potential with many features available for users.""We have found the implementation process to be very easy."

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"When the re-certification process is launched that makes Omada very slow. There are performance issues in the current version.""The Omada Identity SaaS version doesn't provide all the features Omada Identity on-premise provides.""Its flexibility is both a good thing and a bad thing. Because it is very flexible, it also becomes too complex. This is common for most of the products we evaluated. Its scalability should be better. It had a few scalability issues.""I would like to search on date fields, which is not possible now.""If you find an error and you need it fixed, you have to upgrade. It's not like they say, "Okay, we'll fix this problem for you." You have to upgrade. The last time we upgraded, because there was an error in a previous version, we had to pay 150,000 Danish Krone (about $24,000 at the time of this review) to upgrade our systems... That means that we have to pay to get errors fixed that Omada has made in programming the system. I hope they change this way of looking at things.""One thing that we are not so happy about is the user interface. It is a bit dated. I know that they are working on that, but the user interface is quite dated. Currently, it is a little bit difficult to customize the user interface to the need of the business, which is a little bit disappointing. It needs it to be a little bit easier to operate, and it should have a better user interface.""What I would most like to see added to the product is role management, especially enterprise or business role management, and the processes around that.""The security permission inside Omada needs improvement. It's tricky to set up."

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"The information that is available for the Active Directory portal is segregated here and there.""All actions require logging in to the server.""The product could be more friendly for non-native English speakers. It would also be better if it were more intuitive and visually attractive."

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"Saviynt cannot customize based on customer needs.""The biggest drawback is that for every change you want to make, you have to go back to them and ask for it.""In terms of improvement, it's really just a matter of them getting more mature. It's a relatively new solution and they probably need to streamline a few of the processes as they mature. But there are not too many problems.""The product lacks a broad user base which makes it difficult sometimes to find answers to questions about the product.""The company needs to do more to establish standard practices within the product itself that are common in the industry.""The configuration process at the beginning can be difficult, depending on the complexity of the company."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The initial total cost of ownership to implement Omada Identity is not small. The TCO for the implementation is as high as any other solution. However, the cost of maintaining the solution is at par or lower than competitors, including adding more features or maintaining the system after the initial deployment or installation to make sure that they are available for users to use or extending the functionalities of those activities. Those maintenance costs are lower than other vendors, but the initial cost of getting the system installed is still high.""It is licensed per managed user per year.""There were a lot of administrator, partner, and supplier accounts for people who were no longer working for us but still in the system. So, we reduced the number of users no longer with the company, which saved us some money on licensing.""It's a fair price for the on-premises system. Compared with what we had before, it's much cheaper and we get all the modules in one. We tried to go with the cloud, but it was far too expensive.""From an on-prem point of view, the cost is quite transparent and reasonable. The direct cost is primarily for licenses and maintenance on licenses."

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"If you need to make any changes then there are additional fees."

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Top Answer: From an on-prem point of view, the cost is quite transparent and reasonable. The direct cost is primarily for licenses… more »
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Omada Identity Suite
MIM, Forefront Identity Manager, FIM, MS Identity Manager
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Overview

Omada Identity delivers an end-to-end identity and access management solution with essential identity governance functionality for secure, compliant, and efficient administration of all users' access rights across on-premises or cloud-based systems. The solution provides configurable best practice processes that covers all identity and access related scenarios from providing an access risk overview, management of identities lifecycle, to automated enforcement of policies.

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.

Saviynt provides intelligent identity access management and governance for cloud, hybrid and on-premise IT infrastructures to accelerate enterprise digital transformation. Our platform integrates with leading IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS applications including AWS, Azure, Oracle EBS, SAP HANA, SAP, Office 365, SalesForce, Workday, and many others. Our innovative IGA 2.0 advanced risk analytics platform won the Trust Award and was named an industry leader by Gartner.Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), Data Access Governance (DAG), IaaS Governance, Segregation of Duties (SoD), Consumer Identity and Access Mgmt (CIAM), Cloud PAM, Cloud Security, Hybrid ITPaul • Sep 17, 3:33 PM

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Sample Customers
Bayer, ECCO Shoes, Vattenfall, NuStar Energy, Unicredit, Schiphol Group
Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Whole Foods Market
Shell, McKesson, Kimberly-Clark, Ingram Micro, Intermountain Health Care, Forterra, CoreLogic
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government44%
Computer Software Company22%
Mining And Metals Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government12%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider12%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Insurance Company6%
Company Size
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Small Business25%
Large Enterprise75%
REVIEWERS
Small Business44%
Large Enterprise56%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Identity Manager vs. Saviynt and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Microsoft Identity Manager is ranked 8th in Identity Management (IM) with 3 reviews while Saviynt is ranked 5th in Identity Management (IM) with 5 reviews. Microsoft Identity Manager is rated 7.4, while Saviynt is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Microsoft Identity Manager writes "Any action requires logging into the server which creates delays; powerful synchronization tool". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Saviynt writes "The way the tool is introduced to the user lacks industry standards and better learning resources". Microsoft Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, SAP Identity Management, One Identity Manager, NetIQ Identity Manager and ForgeRock, whereas Saviynt is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Okta Workforce Identity, Azure Active Directory and Tools4ever Self Service Reset Password Management. See our Microsoft Identity Manager vs. Saviynt report.

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