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"The soundness of the solution is its most valuable feature. For example, if you are in our corporate network, you can log on without any traffic interfering.""The solution is stable. We haven't experienced any bugs or glitches.""It's pretty stable as a product."

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"Other than it provides us with remote access, so it's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment."

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"If the solution is going to compete with Microsoft, they need to offer more unique functionality to keep their current user base.""The solution should allow for better integration with other platforms and the UBT.""The timing of the token validity, if it could be extended, would be great. I'm not sure if there is even an option to configure these types of settings."

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"It gets out of sync with Active Directory or whatever it might be, whatever the authentication piece is on Active Directory, and they just reset it on the backend. I never have to contact the vendor."

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Top Answer: It's pretty stable as a product.
Top Answer: We don't directly deal with the licenses. It's basically purchased by the central team and we are just consuming it through the common APIs. I really couldn't comment on the pricing at the moment.
Top Answer: Many times when we are authenticating, we'd like the freedom to set the time. Maybe it needs to be slightly longer. I understand that this is work based on the token exchange and so on. The timing of… more »
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Ping Identity
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Overview
IDENTITY DEFINED SECURITY PLATFORM delivers a unified, standards-based platform that can be deployed as SaaS, software or both and can scale to handle millions of identities. From multi-factor authentication and single sign-on to access security, directory and data governance, our capabilities work together to give employees, partners and customers secure access to cloud, mobile and enterprise applications, securing and streamlined everything from sign-on to sign-off and everywhere in between.

Symantec VIP Access Manager is the next generation control platform that integrates Single Sign-On (SSO) with strong authentication, access control, and user management. It offers users and administrators control, convenience, and compliance for public and private cloud- based applications. Symantec VIP Access Manager solves cloud security problems using identity and/or context-based access control across multiple cloud applications. In the cloud, where a traditional enterprise perimeter doesn't exist, this solution fills the gap. Through Symantec VIP Access Manager, administrators can define policies that utilize the built-in user directory or existing identity management infrastructure to enforce security and compliance for applications without getting in the way of productivity. Symantec VIP Access Manager can also protect and consolidate access management for on-premise web applications. It also simplifies compliance auditing for cloud applications by consolidating logs across all applications it protects.

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Sample Customers
Equinix, Land O'Lakes, CDPHP, Box, International SOS, Opower, VSP, Chevron, Truist, Academy of Art University, Northern Air Cargo, Repsol
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government6%
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Small Business33%
Large Enterprise67%
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PingID is ranked 5th in Authentication Systems with 3 reviews while Symantec VIP Access Manager is ranked 7th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. PingID is rated 8.6, while Symantec VIP Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of PingID writes "Stable, popular with customers, and has a good mobile application". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec VIP Access Manager writes "It's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment". PingID is most compared with Symantec Siteminder, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Authenticator, ForgeRock and Fortinet FortiAuthenticator, whereas Symantec VIP Access Manager is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, Check Point Remote Access VPN, Okta Workforce Identity, Duo Security and RSA SecurID Access.

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