We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.
Please share what you can so you can help your peers.
The hardware and the operating system obviously cost money. With Oracle, you have the product itself and then you have the management product which might be expensive sometimes as well. As a customer, it's not okay that the salespeople sell you a product that they don't tell you all the ins and outs about and you are expected to manage it. You discover all of these things afterward if you don't ask the right questions.
Get the right product which you can customize as per your business needs. IAM is a journey and you cannot switch products after 2-3 years; hence consider strong roadmap of the product.
After purchasing the solution we only needed to pay for the implementation phase to build the connectors etc. and the annual standard licensing fee for support.