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"ObserveIT is small, easy to use, easy to deploy, and is not complicated, so it's more generally suited for only SMBs. It's a good value with a cheaper price."

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"Comprehensive coverage of the required features for the PAM solution."

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"ObserveIT is not scalable and it's not for the medium to large corporations. It's for the smaller environments. For the larger corporations, we have other scalable solutions."

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"The management console could be improved."

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2nd
Views
2,032
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
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Rating
8.0
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4,057
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0
Average Words per Review
249
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Also Known As
CA PAM, Xceedium Xsuite, CA Privileged Access Manager
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Overview

The biggest security problem today is people. Insiders are responsible for 90% of security incidents, per the 2015 Verizon DBIR Report. Organizations need to manage security risk from vendors, privileged users and high-risk users. ObserveIT captures video playback of policy violations and comprehensive metadata related to what people are doing, with this information, you can easily search and see what happened without translating logs or investigating across multiple systems.

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CA Privileged Access Manager is a simple-to-deploy, automated, proven solution for privileged access management in physical, virtual and cloud environments. It enhances security by protecting sensitive administrative credentials such as root and administrator passwords, controlling privileged user access, proactively enforcing policies and monitoring and recording privileged user activity across all IT resources.  It includes CA PAM Server Control (previously CA Privileged Identity Manager) for fine-grained protection of critical servers

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Sample Customers
Coca Cola, Allianz, Premiere League, Xerox, AIG, Cigna, Starbucks, Revlon, Toshiba, Nissan and more.
NEOVERA, Telesis, eSoft
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm21%
Retailer16%
Logistics Company16%
Government11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider26%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise67%

ObserveIT is ranked 2nd in User Activity Monitoring with 1 review while Symantec Privileged Access Manager is ranked 10th in Privileged Access Management (PAM) with 1 review. ObserveIT is rated 8.0, while Symantec Privileged Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of ObserveIT writes "Good value, easy to use, and easy to deploy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Privileged Access Manager writes "Great features that provide comprehensive coverage of what's required for the PAM solution". ObserveIT is most compared with Teramind, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Varonis Datalert, Ekran System and AlertEnterprise Enterprise Guardian, whereas Symantec Privileged Access Manager is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, ARCON Privileged Access Management, BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management and ForgeRock.

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