Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM) vs Symantec VIP

Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM) is ranked 1st in User Provisioning Software with 18 reviews vs Symantec VIP which is ranked 8th in User Provisioning Software with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM) writes "It provides a consistent user interface and technical support is good". The top reviewer of Symantec VIP writes "One of the most valuable features is two-factor authentication". Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM) is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk Privileged Access Security and ForgeRock. Symantec VIP is most compared with RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle, Duo Security and RSA Authentication Manager. See our Oracle Identity Manager (Oracle IAM) vs Symantec VIP report.
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Pros
Its most valuable feature is its scalability.OIM in my organization has improved its use and dependability, allowing us to pass audit each time.The proactive controls which can be configured to a granular level allowing the organization the flexibility to meet the changing demands of the workforce.It helps provision the required accesses through policies, approvals, and whatever would be the business requirement.Identifying connector framework for unifying provisioning capabilities from OIM.The most important features that have impacted our environment recently are the Single Sign-On solution, role based provisioning, and the automated provisioning of accounts to target systems.I have found the OIM Connector framework, based on ICF, to be the most valuable feature.

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Cloud-based service and management.The two-factor authentication is most definitely valuable and moves us closer to being able to check off those important boxes for compliance.In this version 9.1, lots of changes are done for the dashboard, User Store etc.

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Cons
They need to improve their backup strategy.Automation of validation exercises performed by humans over Recon Exceptions generated as a result of an access synchronization event over a user's need for access or not.I have yet to see its full functionality exercised in my organization.I would like to see more segregation managed through Oracle Identity Manager.It would be great if the Oracle Fusion Middleware team worked on making it compatible with other application servers, as it exists in OIM9.x.t is too complex, has too many bugs, and is an immature product, even the best case, beta version.The development and the administration side could be a lot more intuitive and easier to use than it currently is, in terms of functionality and what it tries to achieve as a Single Sign-On entity for an enterprise environment.OIA needs to improve its governance features.

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Geofencing needs improvement.The gateway server is a RADIUS server, but it lacks the functionality of returning RADIUS attributes other than those that are required for the gateway to authenticate the users.The User Store synchronization part needs to improve. Also, the logs, reports, and dashboard can be improved.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Oracle licenses are expensive. I suggest making pricing and licensing decisions that align with architectural requirements and the project's budget.

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There is a one-time setup fee plus the licenses are provided as per the number of users. For SMS and voice calls, the costs are separate.Licensing and pricing seems very fair.

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Also Known As
Also Known AsVeriSign Identity Protection Authentication Service
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Overview
Overview

Oracle Identity Manager is a powerful and flexible enterprise identity management system that automatically manages users' access privileges within enterprise IT resources. Its flexible architecture easily handles the most uncompromising and rigorous IT and business requirements -- without requiring changes to existing infrastructure, policies or procedures.

For more information on Oracle Identity Manager, visit Oracle.com

VIP is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications while preventing access by malicious unauthorized attackers. A unified solution providing both two-factor and risk-based token-less authentication, it is based on open standards (ex. SAML, OATH) and can easily integrate into enterprise applications.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersKaiser, SaskTel, SuperValuMaine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company
16%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Software R&D Company
11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
21%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Energy/Utilities Company
8%
Media Company
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
21%
Healthcare Company
12%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Pharma/Biotech Company
10%
Company Size
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
20%
Midsize Enterprise
11%
Large Enterprise
68%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
11%
Midsize Enterprise
20%
Large Enterprise
69%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
15%
Large Enterprise
72%
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