2 Ratings
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Score 10 out of 100
9 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Avatier Identity Anywhere

Avatier is very well suited for large organizations that struggle with Service Desk getting swamped with password resets or unlocks. Giving end users the power to self service their issues is well worth the investment. In my environment, I even created Slackbot responses that triggered the Avatier site when a user said "reset password" or "locked out."
Adam Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

IBM Security Identity and Access Manager is well-suited for larger organizations who can take advantage of the powerful features without being overwhelmed by the initial investments of both time and resources. It is advantageous for any company that wants to provide secure protection of both internal and external (client) information. The added bonus of threat management mitigation was an unforeseen bonus.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

Avatier Identity Anywhere
10.0
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
7.4
Password Management
Avatier Identity Anywhere
10.0
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
7.0
ID-Management Access Control
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
7.4
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
9.6
Multi-Factor Authentication
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
8.0
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
6.0
ID Management Workflow Automation
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
6.0
ID Risk Management
Avatier Identity Anywhere
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
7.6

Pros

Avatier Identity Anywhere

  • Allows us to set users accounts to termination at any given time.
  • Allows us to let end users manage their own account with little work for our help desk team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

  • Reverse Proxy
  • SSO
  • Load Balancing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avatier Identity Anywhere

  • The only issue I have come across is that if a user begins to reset their password, but doesn't remember all of their security questions, sometimes the tool triggers a reset even if they didn't successfully reset themselves. This becomes a problem in an environment that has password complexity requirements, such as not being able to change your password again within a 24 hour period.
Adam Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

  • Not particularly user friendly
  • Performance is not good for administration
Wai Mun Leong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avatier Identity Anywhere

We use NetIQ DRA, so we looked into Identity Manager as well, but it just didn't have the same kind of integration capabilities and security measures that Avatier provided. Ultimately, after using a trial of Identity Manager, we decided it wasn't going to work and opted for Avatier, as it had a long-standing record for excellence.
Adam Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

We evaluated Oracle Identity Manager and were ready to move ahead with the purchase plan, but then found that IBM addressed the needs of our company in a more robust fashion. The price was significantly higher, yet in the grand scheme of things, the safety of both our data and the data of our clients was the most important criteria.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avatier Identity Anywhere

  • The main positive is the number of calls into our help desk or LAN team have gone down to a few calls a week; instead of the masses going to them on a daily basis.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

  • By reducing effort needed to code encryption and session management within the application, it has returned significant ROI
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Avatier Identity Anywhere

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$5,000*

* per installation

Avatier Identity Anywhere Editions & Modules

Edition
Avatier Identity Anywhere User Lifecycle Management5.001
Avatier Identity Anywhere Password Management1.501
Avatier Identity Anywhere Single Sign-On (SSO)2.001
Avatier Identity Anywhere Access Governance3.001
  1. per user/month
Additional Pricing Details
Volume discounts available for customers over 3,000 employees Educational/Non-Profit Pricing Available Upon Request

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avatier Identity Anywhere
10.0
IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)
8.3

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