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Feature Set Ratings

    Identity Management

    Hypersocket

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Univention Corporate Server (UCS)

    82%
    Univention Corporate Server (UCS) ranks higher in 4/4 features

    ID-Management Access Control

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating

    ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating

    Multi-Factor Authentication

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating

    Account Provisioning and De-provisioning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Hypersocket

    80%
    2 Ratings
    8.2

    Univention Corporate Server (UCS)

    82%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Nervepoint Technologies Ltd

    HyperSocket is very well suited if the resources and budget are made available. There is not much a learning curve for the IT Department or for those users already familiar with two-factor authentication. There will be some education and training requirements for most end-users as the notifications and general verbiage can be confusing for some. It may also show some exploits within some end-users who are unaware of a notification but will use the email to reset an expired password without thinking twice if it may have been a phishing email or the opposite where an end-user deletes or ignores the expiration email notification expecting it to be spam/phishing.
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    Univention

    Univention Corporate Server is well suited:
    1. If an Organization would like to use it as a complete Active Directory Server.
    2. If an Organization wants to deploy other applications which are important like SSO, Mail Server, 2FA etc., as with one click all these Apps will be integrated magically thus reducing the Admin job considerably.
    3. Web based management which will be quite useful for the Admins who are from Windows background only.
    4. Univention as a company which has close to 2 decades of experience.
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    Pros

    Nervepoint Technologies Ltd

    • Self service password resets
    • Ability to synchronize a primary account password with secondary accounts
    • Flexibility and intuitivness
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    Univention

    • Complete replacement for MS Active Directory Server.
    • Univention App Center - awesome concept with which Apps can be installed for the Domain.
    • App Center can be compared to Google Play Store or Apple Play Store - Organizations can gain tremendous advantages.
    • Plethora of Apps which are both free and paid and excellent apps for the Organizations.
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    Cons

    Nervepoint Technologies Ltd

    • Help-Desk functionality similar to OneIdentity Self-Service Password Manager, as it provides additional users that do not require administrative access to assist with managing end-users who may have locked themselves out of HyperSocket Access Manager by forgetting their own security questions.
    • Too many features which become unusable and feel like the payment plans are not flexible since it's an all-in-one product with one price. It is not necessarily a bad thing as most subscription-based pricing forces a buyer to pay more for an integral service that is only available on the highest price-plan. You really do get what you pay for, but we found many of our use-case scenarios limited the product.
    • This isn't necessarily against the product, just a personal opinion around Multi-Factor authentication which is always primarily driven mobile devices. Not all companies or end-users have access to a multi-factor device, (or in our case, are allowed to have access to a cell phone while servicing members/clients). This creates a shortfall to allow multi-factor functionality to extend to all users unless there are hardware tokens, which can be miss placed or left out more easily as most users don't treat it the same way they would their personal smartphone.
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    Univention

    • As Univention is from Germany, lot of informative articles are in German but English articles are also good but less in number.
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    Pricing Details

    Hypersocket

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Hypersocket editions and modules pricing
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    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Univention Corporate Server (UCS)

      Starting Price

      $0 per installation

      Editions & Modules

      Univention Corporate Server (UCS) editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules
      UCS Core Edition$0.001
      UCS Base Subscription$382.002
      UCS Standard Subscription$1295.003
      UCS Premium Subscription$2250.004
      UCS Core Edition$0.005
      UCS Base Subscription$382.006
      UCS Standard Subscription$1295.007
      UCS Premium Subscription$2250.008

      Footnotes

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      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Optional

      Additional Details

      The core edition of UCS is free, but does not offer a great deal of support. There are three different subscription options (for either On-Premise- or SAAS deplyoment) which include the installation of UCS and apps, support and maintainance via phone, security updates and hotfixes, domain services and much more.

      Alternatives Considered

      Nervepoint Technologies Ltd

      Nervepoint Access Manager (NAM) has the ability to deal with multiple domains. While ServiceNow at the time we looked at the solution did not (I do not know if it does now). NAM was a more polished, mature product.
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      Univention

      We have evaluated Zentyal and ClearOS but we found out that UCS is more suited to every Organization.
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      Return on Investment

      Nervepoint Technologies Ltd

      • As with any IT Service or Solution, the investment will always be seen as a sunk cost. The only ROI would be the time and resources spent elsewhere rather than with Password Management through an IT Department or similar department. I found that the time spent on password management was about the same, as many users who are frequently forgetting a password are also forgetting their security question & answers.
      • There are some positives, as it was able to help manage the bulk of their non-windows passwords or passwords related to another online service. The centralized password manager doesn't feel like a true single sign-on but for most users, it replaces a hand-written copy they have taped to a monitor.
      • It can help with automating some of the active directory workflows with its own user provisioning functionality. Took more time to set up than it was to manage on its own.
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      Univention

      • As a partner, we have gained lot of respect from our customers as UCS is rock solid.
      • UCS is truly Open Source.
      • UCS has surpassed our expectations.
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