ForgeRock Overview

ForgeRock is the #1 ranked solution in our list of top Customer Identity and Access Management tools. It is most often compared to SailPoint IdentityIQ: ForgeRock vs SailPoint IdentityIQ

What is ForgeRock?
Open source provisioning solution for real-time user management life cycle automation.

ForgeRock is also known as ForgeRock Identity Platform, ForgeRock OpenIDM .

Buyer's Guide

Download the Access Management Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: June 2021

ForgeRock Customers
Geico, Thomson Reuters, Salesforce, McKesson, Trinet, SKY, BNP Paribas, Deloitte, Capgemini, North Western University
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IAM CyberSecurity Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Added functionalities in the form of patches and version upgrades so it was easily adaptable to our architecture design

What other advice do I have?

ForgeRock products are highly flexible and customizable within the range of their competitor's products. Look at the your requirements and compare products with each other and choose which suits your needs better. On the ForgeRock side, I personally liked the capabilities of customizations and the technical support we get from the vendor.
Clustercoördinator Vernieuwing en Ontwikkeling with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Lots of customizations are possible due to the powerful API

What other advice do I have?

Check and design the used data model of the product to make sure you make the correct decisions for performance and functionality.
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Bino Yohannan
Technology Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
​​Flexible customisation and provides out-of-the-box support for almost all authentication mechanisms/products

What other advice do I have?

Just try it and get a feel for the product.
ITCS user
Architecture Practice Lead at SKY TV New Zealand
Real User
The integration has been smooth and the costs have been significantly reduced.

What other advice do I have?

It may not have a complete suite of best-in-class IAM capabilities compared to some of the market leaders; however, they are maturing steadily and rapidly expanding the portfolio with OpenDJ and OpenIDM. It’s easy to configure and yes, it’s open source!
Senior Solution Support Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It needs to be less Java oriented but the REST inteface is a valuable feature

What is most valuable?

REST interface

How has it helped my organization?

Better Access Management

What needs improvement?

Less Oracle Java oriented.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Not more then average.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Not more then average.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Not more then average.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: Average. Technical Support: Average.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Sun Access Manager, and we switched because SUN does not exist anymore.

How was the initial setup?

Complex because of the customizations needed.

What about the