3 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

If an organization is looking for a good comprehensive identity management/governance suite that is easy to implement, CA identity manager may be a good/robust product. It is best to understand specific use case for your organization and try out the product before a final purchase decision as is the case with all sw products.
Shiv Shivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Any organization that is running Office 365 for email should have EMS licenses. The benefits are manifold compared to the reasonable cost. Truthfully, I think a lot of the features should be part of an O365 Business Premium license, but since the EMS license is a drop in the bucket, it's hard to complain.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

  • It has complete identity management and governance capabilities equipped with a simple, intuitive user experience and helps simplify processes such as user access requests and access certifications. This in turn helps in improved productivity and user satisfaction.
Shiv Shivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

  • Azure AD Single Sign-On -- this is my favorite feature of EMS + Security. It is easy to setup and MS has simple instructions for most popular cloud services.
  • InTune -- the changeover from the old InTune Client/Silverlight Portal has been painful, but once you get Win10 devices setup with InTune, management is a breeze.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

  • Bringing on new users and removing existing user when new employee/contractors join or leave an organization can be improved by linking directly to HR module.
  • The slightly complicated GUI makes drill down difficult for a new user.
Shiv Shivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

  • InTune deployment via Hybrid Azure AD. The instructions seem very simple but there are lots of little areas you can get tripped up and there is little logging to see where you've gone wrong.
  • Advanced Threat Protection anti-impersonation. It is WAY too sensitive. Users emailing themselves from personal accounts get their mail sent to quarantine just because the name/label of the personal account matches their Office 365 mailbox name/label? HUH???
  • Licensing. Typical of Microsoft, what you're actually getting and details of licensing are confusing.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

The final contenders were CA and Oracle - Oracle was tedious to implement and maintain while on the other hand CA was easy to implement and maintain and came at a much lower price.
Shiv Shivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

EMS integrates directly with Office 365. It offers multiple desired features in one product/subscription. It's difficult to do a 1:1 comparison between each product. OneLogin's pre-sales support was terrible and implementation was complex. Barracuda offers great email protection but hard to justify the cost when EMS can just be added on to existing Office 365 accounts and brings additional benefit in SSO, etc.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

  • For us, it was a fairly easy implementation over 60 day period that provided ROI fairly quickly
Shiv Shivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

  • SSO setup through Azure AD has saved IT staff countless hours of lost passwords, multiple password resets, offboarding departed staff accounts, etc.
  • Anti malware/phishing policies have prevented active malware/phishing campaigns.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Layer7 Identity Suite (formerly CA Identity Suite)

General

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

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

General

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

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