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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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"Comprehensive ecosystem.""I would rate the solution's stability eight or nine out of ten.""It's very easy to implement everything."

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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."

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"I found the initial setup to be very complex.""The high availability architecture has to be improved.""The solution could improve its development from a user perspective."

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

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"We have to take their support, but that is a minimal charge if I'm comparing it to other identity managers."

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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.

WSO2 Identity Server can be used to simplify identity and access management (IAM) related activities in the enterprise. The product is based on open standards and open source principles. WSO2 Identity Server comes with seamless, easy to use integration capabilities that help connect applications, user stores, directories and identity management systems.

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Sample Customers
British Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
Nutanix, ELM, AlmavivA, BDigital, StubHub, M-creations, MedVision360
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm40%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm12%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise93%
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Symantec Siteminder is ranked 6th in Single Sign-On (SSO) with 3 reviews while WSO2 Identity Server is ranked 3rd in Customer Identity and Access Management with 3 reviews. Symantec Siteminder is rated 7.6, while WSO2 Identity Server is rated 7.6. 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 WSO2 Identity Server writes "A stable solution for single sign-on and role-based permissions". Symantec Siteminder is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, PingID, ForgeRock, Azure Active Directory and Imprivata OneSign, whereas WSO2 Identity Server is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, OpenIAM Identity Governance, ForgeRock, Amazon Cognito and Auth0. See our Symantec Siteminder vs. WSO2 Identity Server report.

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