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Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Microsoft Azure

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Great for organizations that need to deploy a solution that is used by a small group, given that Duo charges per account; however, be careful if you have a lot of service accounts that you want to set to bypass MFA, as you will have to pay for each one of them, as you would for any human user. Also good for small IT teams that need a solution that has a very straightforward and easy-to-use GUI. Finally, while it has a decent amount of features and functionality, don't expect it to be able to do every permutation of policy that you can think of, though Cisco is promising future updates and solutions (e.g. an adaptive product) that will address some very specific use-cases, such as MFA bypass based on user and IP.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

The answer depends upon the kind of [use case]. If the use-case is simply around the need of IaaS then Azure is not the right choice. However, if the use-cases are around BOT services, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning[,] and Business Analytics then Azure is the first choice. Also[,] kind of eco-system the enterprise [has] on the premise to run their daily operations have the highest bearing to choose for the cloud partner.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
7.3
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
8.0
Dynamic scaling
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
7.0
Elastic load balancing
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
7.5
Pre-configured templates
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
7.5
Monitoring tools
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
7.5
Pre-defined machine images
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
5.0
Operating system support
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
8.0
Security controls
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
8.5
Automation
Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
6.5

Pros

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

  • Duo Security has a convenient mobile app, so all our employees can implement it and login when and where they need to.
  • The app is streamlined and simple, and doesn't contain ads or unnecessary features.
  • Duo Security allows our employees to not only use it for their company login, but for external logins as well, so all of their dual-factor authentication data is in one app.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Functions is the easiest serverless service to work with in my experience. Easy to ship Node.js functions without bundling dependencies.
  • Proactive and responsive support. We've worked with most other cloud providers - Amazon, Google, Oracle. Amazon Web Services' customer support is a black hole and their documentation is worthless. Google and Oracle are better, but Azure's support is responsive and their docs are pretty good.
  • Azure's Web UI is pretty easy to work with
Valeri Karpov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

  • An extra step to configure when setting up with things like O365 products whereas the native client would have been easier.
  • At the time of implementation it did not integrate with the rest of the cisco security suite.
  • Documentation was light or lacking for any lesser known products.
  • Had to configure ManageEngine as a "generic app" when doing SSO. Really need to build out the prebuilt app's base quicker for us lazy IT people.
Ryan Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

  • Could be easier to setup redundancy
  • Feels as if there are too many options, bells, and whistles you could add.
  • Microsoft Azure functions does not have a "Configure Services" method. Programming Azure functions has a slightly different programming model than does a "normal" API application. I would prefer that the startup process be identical.
João Almeida | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It’s best in class
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure 10.0
Based on 15 answers
Moving to Azure was and still is an organizational strategy and not simply changing vendors. Our product roadmap revolved around Azure as we are in the business of humanitarian relief and Azure and Microsoft play an important part in quickly and efficiently serving all of the world. Migration and investment in Azure should be considered as an overall strategy of an organization and communicated companywide.
Amir Tabei | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo 8.9
Based on 61 answers
This is a very easy application to use. The installation is simple, the user interface is user friendly. If you have been reading my review to this point, you should understand very well that I have said that this is a good product to use for multi-factor authentication. From an administrative point of view, deployment was easy as well.
Randy Palmer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure 8.6
Based on 25 answers
Microsoft Azure's overall usability has been better than expected. Often times vendors promise the world, only to leave you with a run-down town. Not the case with our experience. From an implementation perspective, all went perfect, and from the user-facing experience we have had no technical issues, just some learning curve issues that are more about "why" than "how"
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure 6.8
Based on 2 answers
It has proven to be unreliable in our production environment and services become unavailable without proper notification to system administrators
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo 8.9
Based on 95 answers
Overall the support that Duo and a great company like Cisco provides has been excellent. With the initial setup and integration of Duo, the tech people we dealt with were super helpful and walked us through the whole process. They provided adequate training and resources for our internal IT team to set up and run the application. We haven't had any major issues with our end-users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure 8.4
Based on 30 answers
Support is easy with all the knowledge base articles available for free on the web. Plus, if you have a preferred status you can leverage their concierge support to get rapid response. Sometimes they’ll bounce you around a lot to get you to the right person, but they are quite responsive (especially when you are paying for the service). Many of the older Microsoft skills are also transferable from old-school on-prem to Azure-based virtual interfaces.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Rich documentation was provided by Duo team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure 8.0
Based on 2 answers
As I have mentioned before the issue with my Oracle Mismatch Version issues that have put a delay on moving one of my platforms will justify my 7 rating.
Amir Tabei | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

Duo is easier to use since it is an app and only needs your phone for authentication. The other products I have used in the past require a separate device. Everyone carries their phone with them so there is no need to remember to carry around another device.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

As I continue to evaluate the "big three" cloud providers for our clients, I make the following distinctions, though this gap continues to close. AWS is more granular, and inherently powerful in the configuration options compared to [Microsoft] Azure. It is a "developer" platform for cloud. However, Azure PowerShell is helping close this gap. Google Cloud is the leading containerization platform, largely thanks to it building kubernetes from the ground up. Azure containerization is getting better at having the same storage/deployment options.
Sean Patterson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

  • Duo Security has been a positive ROI in that it has prevented unwarranted access to confidential information.
  • Duo Security has been a positive ROI in that it keeps me informed of what's going on with my devices.
  • Duo Security has been a negative ROI in that it costs money that I'm not sure is well spent all of the time.
Thomas Young | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Azure

  • It has taken a few years of planning and growth (which continue), but we've been able to successfully budget and plan for ever increased capacity by starting first with some Virtual Machines and factoring in on-prem maintenance vs cloud constant improvements. VM (server, compute, networking) costs even out quickly over time and will show savings very soon.
  • Because of Azure Application Gateways (which cost very little to set up and maintain), we were able to build a state of the art single-sign-on hub for all of our users and other enterprise platforms (mostly non-Microsoft and non Azure systems), reducing the amount of time to switch among these for workers and increasing overall productivity.
  • With Azure Active Directory, we do not need to maintain separate identity systems and can more easily integrate our organizations credentials into authorization for access to other systems.
Matt Varney | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo

General

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

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo Editions & Modules

Edition
MFA$3.001
Access$6.001
Beyond$9.001
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Azure

General

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

Microsoft Azure Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
8.9
Microsoft Azure
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
9.1
Microsoft Azure
10.0

Usability

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
8.9
Microsoft Azure
8.6

Reliability and Availability

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
Microsoft Azure
6.8

Support Rating

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
8.9
Microsoft Azure
8.4

Implementation Rating

Duo / Cisco Secure Access, by Duo
9.1
Microsoft Azure
8.0

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