Symantec Privileged Access Manager Overview

Symantec Privileged Access Manager is the #8 ranked solution in our list of top Privileged Access Management tools. It is most often compared to CyberArk PAS: Symantec Privileged Access Manager vs CyberArk PAS

What is Symantec Privileged Access Manager?

CA Privileged Access Manager is a simple-to-deploy, automated, proven solution for privileged access management in physical, virtual and cloud environments. It enhances security by protecting sensitive administrative credentials such as root and administrator passwords, controlling privileged user access, proactively enforcing policies and monitoring and recording privileged user activity across all IT resources.  It includes CA PAM Server Control (previously CA Privileged Identity Manager) for fine-grained protection of critical servers

Symantec Privileged Access Manager is also known as CA PAM, Xceedium Xsuite, CA Privileged Access Manager.

Symantec Privileged Access Manager Buyer's Guide

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Symantec Privileged Access Manager Customers

NEOVERA, Telesis, eSoft

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Symantec Privileged Access Manager pricing:
  • "It is reasonably priced."

Symantec Privileged Access Manager Reviews

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Engineer at a university with 51-200 employees
Top 5
Aug 20, 2020
Great features that provide comprehensive coverage of what's required for the PAM solution

What is our primary use case?

Our clients are generally enterprise businesses, mainly in the financial sectors. We are resellers and I'm head of the security business unit.

Pros and Cons

  • "Comprehensive coverage of the required features for the PAM solution."
  • "The management console could be improved."

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend that anyone thinking of using this solution carry out a proof of concept first. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10.
Senior Security Engineer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Jan 23, 2019
Reduces viral attacks on my website but the setup is complex

What is our primary use case?

It reduces the viral attacks on my website. It also allows certain users access to see what happens daily.

What is most valuable?

The password manager is a valuable feature. It saves time for the user. The users do not have to remember the password or change the password. It is a user-friendly solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability is very good. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There is enough power to support our whole organization and the scalability potential is very wide. We currently have between 50-100 users of the solution. 

How is customer service and technical support?

The tech support is good. They are very…
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