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Pros
"Excellent SSO solution for Oracle products.""I would tell others that this solution is reliable. If they are looking for a solution that is reliable and that is scalable, then this is a good one.""The scalability of the solution is good. We haven't felt we've been restricted from expanding as necessary and we haven't heard of any issues from our clients.""In general, the customization that is offered is very good. The company that I am working with currently is using this feature quite extensively.""The product allows customization via custom code.""The product was built to be scalable.""Once it is set up, it is easy to use and it integrates with most of the products on the market."

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"The most valuable feature is the integration with the Active Directory.""The single sign-on is the solution's most valuable feature""Symantec Siteminder Is both scalable and stable."

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Cons
"May not integrate easily with non-Oracle products.""In the next release, I would like to see improvements made to the interface.""The mobile access to the solution isn't ideal. They should work to improve its functionality.""The pricing of the solution is in need of improvement. Oracle products are very expensive.""The technical support is not very good at all.""The product is complicated and difficult to install and configure.""There are problems with stability.""The initial implementation can definitely be improved because you have to work on several components to configure it correctly."

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"To add more value to this solution it needs to be more user-friendly.""We're currently unable to find information about if the solution can do a full implementation with SQL. Some better and more accessible documentation for new users or those curious about the product would be helpful.""Some of the new protocols, like OAuth 2.0, could be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Can be expensive as a solution."

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"Symantec Siteminder is expensive; they could definitely do better on the price."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The product allows customization via custom code.
Top Answer: I'm not in charge of the pricing or things of that nature. However, I am aware that the ministry I'm working with has a special contract with Oracle. They have their own pricing system here.
Top Answer: I think two aspects of this product can be improved. The first is that the product overly complex to install and configure. The second is the reliability of the product. It was not very stable and… more »
Top Answer: The single sign-on is the solution's most valuable feature
Top Answer: Since we're in the early stages of examining the solution, it's hard to predict what might be lacking. We're currently unable to find information about if the solution can do a full implementation… more »
Top Answer: We primarily want to use the solution to implement our SSO, Single Sign-On solution.
Ranking
3rd
out of 28 in Access Management
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Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
7.6
8th
out of 28 in Access Management
Views
3,591
Comparisons
2,391
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
435
Avg. Rating
7.7
Popular Comparisons
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Also Known As
Single Sign-On, SiteMinder, CA SSO, Layer7 SiteMinder
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Overview
Oracle Access Manager delivers risk-aware end-to-end user authentication, single sign-on, and authorization protection, enabling enterprises to secure access from mobile devices and seamlessly integrate social identities with applications.

Symantec® SiteMinder is designed to secure the modern enterprise through a unified access management platform that applies the appropriate authentication mechanism to positively identify users; provides single sign-on and identity federation for seamless access to any application; enforces granular security policies to stop unauthorized access to sensitive resources; and monitors and manages the entire user session to prevent session hijacking. Finally, Symantec SiteMinder is battle-tested and has been deployed in the largest IT environments in the world.

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Sample Customers
SekerBank, University of MelbourneBritish Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Government25%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm40%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise45%
REVIEWERS
Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise93%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Access Manager vs. Symantec Siteminder and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,228 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Oracle Access Manager is ranked 3rd in Access Management with 6 reviews while Symantec Siteminder is ranked 8th in Access Management with 3 reviews. Oracle Access Manager is rated 7.6, while Symantec Siteminder is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Oracle Access Manager writes "Has the ability to customize it with your own code but is too complex for most uses". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Siteminder writes "Provides centralized and secure policy management on a large scale". Oracle Access Manager is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, ForgeRock, Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium, IBM Security Access Manager and PingID, whereas Symantec Siteminder is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, PingID, ForgeRock, Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium and Symantec VIP Access Manager. See our Oracle Access Manager vs. Symantec Siteminder report.

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