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9 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Azure Active Directory

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

FortiAuthenticator

FortiAuthenticator user identity management appliances
strengthen enterprise security by simplifying and centralizing the management
and storage of user identity information. It is easier to configure compare to
a radius server, and offers a lot of great features like a password reset
portal. For this reason, I would highly recommend FortiAuthenticator to anyone
who needs that extra security.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Active Directory

Microsoft Azure Active Directory is the gold standard for user management in the industry. It's one of the things that Microsoft does very well as far as adding a fully featured user management capability into one place. It supports oauth for web applications and is easily integrated into custom .net web apps. It also easily manages all the users and hooks directly into other Microsoft services.
Gordon Lo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
8.9
ID-Management Access Control
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
9.3
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
9.4
Multi-Factor Authentication
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
9.0
Password Management
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
8.8
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
8.9
ID Management Workflow Automation
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
8.6
ID Risk Management
FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
8.8

Pros

FortiAuthenticator

  • Multi Factor Authentication
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Active Directory

  • Conditional Access -- this is one of the biggest tools that any admin needs when it comes to securing when, where, and how users are accessing information. Especially if the information contains sensitive data types.
  • Multi-factor Authentication -- we have all our employees configured for MFA. This is incredibly easy to configure with Azure, as well as defining when MFA should be used through Conditional Access.
  • Audit Logs -- being able to track and identify a user's activity is pretty critical, especially when in incident response mode.
Caleb Reinhardt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

FortiAuthenticator

  • Integration with more enterprise applications can be improve
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Active Directory

  • There are a lot of features, so it can get confusing to get to where you want to go
  • Some areas do not offer as much granularity as desired
  • Hard to find certain features that are synonymous with on-premises Active Directory
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

FortiAuthenticator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory 7.8
Based on 29 answers
Microsoft has offered Azure Active Directory as a solution for a couple of decades now, so they have seen and anticipated almost any issue that an organization may face and can therefore help. The cloud offering of Azure Active Directory offers some additional "self healing" or monitoring services that can minimize the need for a service call. However, as with most large companies supporting a fast growing market, there may be some gaps in service knowledge (and particularly processing) from the front line / tier one staff as they follow a corporate script at first contact.
Matt Varney | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

FortiAuthenticator

FortiAuthenticator is an affordable solution for middle
range organization, it also comes with a package of mobility agents which
utilize perpetual licenses. Although it cost more per license if you are opted
for the high-availability option. The ease of use is the key selling point of
FortiAuthenticator, it will quickly in add an extra layer of security within
your network, without going through a complicated process to deploy it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Active Directory

In our particular scenario, we chose [Microsoft] Azure Active Directory because it has integration with tools and applications we use on a day to day basis, such as inTune, Autopilot, Office 365, Exchange Online, Dynamics 365, just to named a few.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

FortiAuthenticator

  • Single Sign On capabilities if you have existing Fortinet devices.
  • Certificate management for VPN and enterprise wireless deployment
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Active Directory

  • AAD has saved my organization a lot of time in user setups, restoring mailboxes or individual messages, auditing logins/logoffs or data changes and running reports.
  • It added functionality we did not previously have, such as reporting on user behavior in their systems (what they work on and what applications are used).
  • My IT Support Department has benefited greatly from adding AAD by being able to see software update needs for each workstation, managing startup items running in the system, checking versions of definitions and policies applied to each workstation and much more.
John Fester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

FortiAuthenticator

General

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

FortiAuthenticator Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Azure Active Directory

General

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

Azure Active Directory Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium P1$6.001
Premium P2$9.001
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

FortiAuthenticator
9.0
Azure Active Directory
9.2

Support Rating

FortiAuthenticator
Azure Active Directory
7.8

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