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2019-02-14T07:37:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5Real User

I did not like the solution at all and I was happy when we stopped using it. I rate CyberArk Enterprise Password an eight out of ten.

2021-09-28T15:52:21Z
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Real User

I would rate CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault an eight out of ten.

2021-02-23T02:28:15Z
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Top 20Real User

I would definitely recommend CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault. On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight.

2020-11-23T14:40:53Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

CyberArk Password Vault is probably the top vault on the market and Thycotic would be a close second. CyberArk is not always suited for our clients but it is the best solution. Eight out of 10 organizations don't implement it. Just because you know CyberArk doesn't mean you understand it. The SaaS solution is sound but the on-premises is primarily what I have worked on. I am CyberArk certified. When I started off several years ago, I got my CIS as PE. I was put into a security group in EDS. Network admins who work for the company have to be administrators, with high skill levels. Before implementing CyberArk, I would say do a very aggressive use case creation of everything that you're expecting the vault to do. The security architecture should be able to create high-level bulleted use cases. Security administration should be able to take it down to the next level of detail. They will have to add Conjure, which is another license for CyberArk. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-09-06T08:04:41Z
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Top 20Real User

Overall, I feel that this is a good product and I recommend it. The only thing that people have to consider is pricing. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-07-15T07:11:38Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

The most important phase is the discovery phase. Pay the most attention to that. Spend the most amount of time on the discovery phase, which is really the startup planning. The project becomes smoother. Book stricter guidelines on timelines and let there be a senior sponsor part of the project so that you are able to get milestones addressed quickly otherwise, these projects tend to drag longer. In the next release, I would like to have the cloud option and all of the features that come with it. I would rate CyberArk a nine out of ten.

2020-07-05T10:00:00Z
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Top 20Real User

My advice for anybody who is implementing this product is to get the admins familiar with the setup. They have to learn how to get the process approved, especially in an ad-hoc scenario. The scheduled changes are ok, but the ad-hoc ones can be a little bit problematic if you don't have enough approvals ready to approve access. If an organization can afford it then the Cyberark Enterprise Password Vault works well. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-06-25T10:49:31Z
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Real User

Use the tool, but communicate with your user base. If you're not going to communicate with your user base, then you're dead in the water already. Don't force this on someone. Work with them in order to use it. The product has delivered innovation with each update. When I first started, we weren't able to run scans and pull service-account information and reset those service accounts at any endpoint. That, as a whole, as I mentioned earlier, was my favorite feature of the product. That innovation alone is probably one of my favorites, and definitely something that deserves praise. I would rate the product a nine because nobody gets a 10. It's been a fantastic product and it's been easy to use. The training courses involved have been great, so I would rate it a nine. I wouldn't say CyberArk has been a huge impact on my career, but it's definitely played a role in helping me advance, in terms of being able to communicate with clients, utilizing my skill sets, both the technical and soft-skill use. It's allowed me to really branch out and see my growth through business liaison.

2019-12-15T09:11:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

My advice would be to compare with other products and if they don't want such a large solution they could try Fudo or a similar solution that is easier and can scale like CyberArk. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2019-11-07T10:35:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I have learned that the deployment can be tricky. Always plan your deployment in phases. Don't unload all of your privilege credentials at once, otherwise, you have an issue with the passwords. Always, have help available on standby when you are deploying this solution to prevent issues. This solution is quite efficient. You don't always have to have your applications. If you are encrypting the server, you don't need the applications. You are required to do it on your workstation. The server will deliver that to you from the managing pack when you try to implement the sessions. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-11-07T10:35:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

We're a partner of CyberArk. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2019-11-07T10:35:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

You have to analyze the target hosts that you have in your organization and understand what is the scope of your project. You have to make a very clear plan for the project and CyberArk infrastructure sizing. Then you have to do a very good job with the project management and collaborate with the privileged accounts stakeholders. With all that in mind, you can go ahead with CyberArk. Be careful with the configuration. When you make changes and so on, be very careful to understand what you are doing. Plan and test what you are doing in a test environment before switching to production. I would rate CyberArk as nine out of ten. Ten means that it's the best solution on the market and no one else compares to it. However, before giving them a ten, they should do something related to the Password Vault utility. Maybe they should add some other features too. For me, it is one of the best tools on the market, so nine is enough for now.

2019-11-04T06:14:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use the on-premises deployment model. In terms of advice, I'd suggest others follow the implementation carefully. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten. It's not easy to install and it's got too many components which means it's not really suitable for small or medium-sized businesses.

2019-11-04T06:14:00Z
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Real User

I would rate this solution a 9.5 out of ten. To get it to a ten it should give other possibilities to select if you could follow the keystrokes. It should have a flexibility with things in which people can use it a lot faster.

2019-02-14T07:37:00Z
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