RSA Authentication Manager vs. Symantec VIP

As of April 2019, RSA Authentication Manager is ranked 2nd in Authentication Systems with 3 reviews vs Symantec VIP which is ranked 3rd in Authentication Systems with 4 reviews. The top reviewer of RSA Authentication Manager writes "The two-factor authentication is a trusted part of the solution". The top reviewer of Symantec VIP writes "One of the most valuable features is two-factor authentication". RSA Authentication Manager is most compared with Duo Security, Yubico YubiKey and Entrust IdentityGuard. Symantec VIP is most compared with Duo Security, RSA SecurID Access and Yubico YubiKey. See our RSA Authentication Manager vs. Symantec VIP report.
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Pros
It is a good solution for token identification.The most valuable feature is the provision part. The mapping and the logging is also very good. In addition, the troubleshooting, from a console point of view, is easy for administration and on the provisioning and logging part.Easy setup, deployment, and integration in different infrastructures, including virtual ones.

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It is easy to use.It offers more platform support, like Apple, Android, and Microsoft.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
We found technical support was not very responsive to our requests for assistance.We have encountered issue when trying to expand this particular solution for a large set of users across the country.Perhaps parts of the the user interface should become more intuitive.

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In the next release, I would like the ability to work offline with remote access.Every time that I have a new phone or computer, it takes a little longer to deploy it.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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There are additional costs for maintenance.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
ACE/ServerVeriSign Identity Protection Authentication Service
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Overview
RSA Authentication Manager is the platform behind RSA SecurID that allows for centralized management of the RSA SecurID environment including authentication methods, users, applications, and agents across multiple physical sites. It verifies authentication requests and centrally administers authentication policies for organizations' end users.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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Tiera, Fred Loya, BRE Leasing, ADP, BlueFort Security, New Hanover CountyMaine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
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