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Pros
"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.""The solution is easy to use for our managers."

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"The most valuable features are two-factor authentication and real-time logon monitoring."

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Cons
"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.""The technical support could be better."

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"The product and service are already great as it is but if I could add one feature, I guess it would be nice to have another factor of authentication (two additional factors) like your phone and a token for example, for when people forget their phone at home."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Symantec Siteminder is expensive; they could definitely do better on the price.""The licensing is fair for this solution."

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"You will be hard-pressed to find better pricing."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is easy to use for our managers.
Top Answer: Some of the new protocols, like OAuth 2.0, could be improved. It would be nice to see a better cloud-based solution that's both easy and accessible for all organizations.
Top Answer: The most valuable features are two-factor authentication and real-time logon monitoring.
Top Answer: You will be hard-pressed to find better pricing.
Top Answer: The product and service are already great as it is but if I could add one feature, I guess it would be nice to have another factor of authentication (two additional factors) like your phone and a… more »
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9th
out of 28 in Access Management
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7.8
8th
out of 28 in Access Management
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249
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1
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10.0
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Also Known As
Single Sign-On, SiteMinder, CA SSO, Layer7 SiteMinder
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Overview

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.

Two Factor Authentication & Access Management for Windows Active Directory.

UserLock helps administrators to manage and secure access for every user, without obstructing employees or frustrating IT.

Two Factor Authentication on Windows logon, RDP and VPN connections. UserLock supports 2FA using authenticator applications which include Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator and LastPass Authenticator, or programmable hardware tokens such as YubiKey and Token2.

Access Restrictions: Using the contextual information around a user’s logon, UserLock will authorize, deny or limit how a user can access the network, once authenticated.

Access Monitoring: Track and alert on all users’ logon and logoff activity in real-time. Interact remotely with any session and respond to login behavior. 

Access Auditing: Record and report on all user connection events to provide a central audit across the whole network.

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Sample Customers
British Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
Barclays, US Department of Justice, National Bank of Kuwait, Turkish Aerospace, New York Albany School District, Regtransfers, University of Kent, Camden City School District, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Bank of Cyprus, Detran-PE: Pernambuco State Traffic Department
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm41%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Government17%
Computer Software Company11%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise93%
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Symantec Siteminder is ranked 9th in Access Management with 4 reviews while UserLock is ranked 8th in Access Management with 1 review. Symantec Siteminder is rated 7.8, while UserLock is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Symantec Siteminder writes "Provides centralized and secure policy management on a large scale". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UserLock writes "Affordable, easy to use, and integrates well with Active Directory". Symantec Siteminder is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, PingID, Azure Active Directory, ForgeRock and PingAccess, whereas UserLock is most compared with Duo Security, NEVIS nevisAuth, Azure Active Directory, Gluu and Fortinet FortiAuthenticator.

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