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Top Answer: With the use of the sync service we were able to import information from multiple external systems and populate them within our space and leverage them for downstream systems.
Top Answer: Active Roles is above average on pricing compared to similar solutions. There are no additional costs to the standard licensing fees.
Top Answer: We would like to see * extension of change-tracking auditing capabilities, especially in relationship to the virtual attributes * more flexibility with group families * integration with cloud database… more »
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Active Roles is a single, unified and rich tool to automate the most troublesome user and group management tasks. With One Identity Active Roles, you can streamline user and group administration, solve security issues – and meet those never-ending compliance requirements by managing and securing on-prem, and cloud AD resources simply and efficiently with a single, intuitive solution.

Active Administrator is a complete and integrated Microsoft AD management software solution that helps you move faster and more nimbly than with native tools. With a single consolidated view into the management your AD, you can address administration gaps left by native tools and quickly meet auditing requirements and security needs. With integrated AD administration and seamless permissions management, you will maintain business continuity, increase IT efficiency and minimize security risks.

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City of Frankfurt, Moore Public Schools, George Washington University, Transavia Airlines, Howard County, MD. See all stories at
American Airlines, Bank of America, BARCLAYS, ebay, Ford, intel, MARS, MERCK, Microsoft, UBER, VISA
Top Industries
Aerospace/Defense Firm25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Consumer Goods Company13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise58%
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One Identity Active Roles is ranked 2nd in Active Directory Management with 5 reviews while Quest Active Administrator is ranked 12th in Active Directory Management. One Identity Active Roles is rated 8.8, while Quest Active Administrator is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of One Identity Active Roles writes "ARS has been instrumental in ensuring accounts get cleaned up when they get deprovisioned". On the other hand, One Identity Active Roles is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Azure Active Directory, One Identity Manager, Okta Workforce Identity and NetIQ Identity Manager, whereas Quest Active Administrator is most compared with Netwrix Auditor, SolarWinds Access Rights Manager and Micro Focus NetIQ DRA.

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