NetIQ Identity Manager vs. Symantec IGA

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
NetIQ Identity Manager
Score 8.0 out of 10
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NetIQ Idenity Manager is an identity management solution from Houston-based Micro Focus company NetIQ.N/A
Symantec IGA
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Symantec IGA (formerly Layer7 Identity Suite & CA Identity Suite) from Broadcom provides comprehensive identity management and governance capabilities. In addition, Symantec IGA performs risk analysis and certification and enables remediation actions in real-time during the access provisioning steps, thereby improving audit performance and risk posture with preventive policy enforcement.N/A
Pricing
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User Ratings
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User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Micro Focus
  • An organization who needs a way of managing their entire user lifecycle.
  • If an organization needed a solid Identity Management (IDM) solution that could do Single Sign-On (SS) and provisioning for services both internally and in the cloud.
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Broadcom
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.
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Pros
Micro Focus
  • Easy to use workflow for creating users.
  • The self-service portal for resetting passwords etc., is easy to deploy.
  • Has strong user activity monitoring.
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Broadcom
  • 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.
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Cons
Micro Focus
  • The interface is a bit outdated.
  • It would be nice to be able to customize the self-service portal more.
  • It would be great if it integrated with more products.
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Broadcom
  • 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.
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Alternatives Considered
Micro Focus
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Broadcom
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.
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Return on Investment
Micro Focus
  • ROI
  • Self-Service
  • Easy Install
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Broadcom
  • For us, it was a fairly easy implementation over 60 day period that provided ROI fairly quickly
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