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We performed a comparison between CyberArk Identity and IBM Cloud Identity Service based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed CyberArk Identity vs. IBM Cloud Identity Service report (Updated: September 2022).
633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The setup, via cloud, is simple.""I found the solution to be stable.""If anyone makes an error, or if an incident occurs by accident, the business will not be harmed as a result of this activity.""The most valuable features of CyberArk Identity are its ability to control access to administrative staff.""The initial setup is straightforward. It takes me up to an hour and a half.""The user self-service program and the Office 365 provisioning service feature are the most valuable. It is a very easy and feature-rich solution that gives priority to the users and security."

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"It is stable. We can automate many of our daily operations with it, and we don't have to manage many things manually.""One of the most valuable features of IBM Cloud Identity Service is that it delivers integrations with the commercial SaaS software that's available."

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Cons
"The solution could be easier to use and I found it to be very complex involving many steps.""They could improve their UI and make everything more user-friendly.""More integrations would be better.""CyberArk Identity could improve by having the ability to better manage the network, such as Cisco. There seem to be some issues in this area.""The user interface could be improved.""They can include the Mobile Device Management (MDM) feature."

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"Everything can be more stable and secure. There could also be more account features. I would like to be able to do more things through it to manage users' accounts.""IBM Cloud Identity Service is going in the right direction with the product. They need to keep building out the integrations and having the library is very critical."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "There is an initial license and then there is a subscription needed."
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  • "The price of the solution is expensive for non-enterprise companies. IBM's always going to be a little more expensive, you're going to be paying a premium. However, depending on the organization's needs, there's probably a benefit there to do even with the price being the way it is."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The user self-service program and the Office 365 provisioning service feature are the most valuable. It is a very easy and feature-rich solution that gives priority to the users and security.
    Top Answer:They can include the Mobile Device Management (MDM) feature.
    Top Answer:We sell as well as use this solution for our IT operations. We are using it for single sign-on. We are a small company, and we have a few users of this solution.
    Top Answer:It is stable. We can automate many of our daily operations with it, and we don't have to manage many things manually.
    Top Answer:Everything can be more stable and secure. There could also be more account features. I would like to be able to do more things through it to manage users' accounts.
    Top Answer:I can recommend this solution to other users or companies. I would rate it a nine out of 10.
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    Overview

    GRANT ACCESS TO YOUR WORKFORCE. GIVE NOTHING TO ATTACKERS.
    Your users need quick access to a variety of business resources. You need confidence it’s them knocking – not an attacker. With CyberArk Workforce Identity, you can empower your workforce while keeping threats out.

    Frictionless Sign On
    Keep workers working, not logging in and out.

    Adaptive Authentication
    Make intelligent access decisions based on AI-powered analytics.

    Secure Everywhere
    Enable access across any device, anywhere at just the right time.

    Whether your applications are custom, your business processes complex, or you're looking for world-class professional services and project management to coordinate each step of your project, IBM Cloud Identity Service is uniquely suited to serve organizations with out-of-the box challenges.

    IBM Cloud Identity Service can be designed to help with the full lifecycle of implementation and operations, including discovery, planning, project management, integration engineering and more – expertly delivered by IBM's global staff of identity professionals.

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    Sample Customers
    MLB, Citi, Pfizer, SulAmerica, GE Capital, Shiseido
    Baxter Healthcare, 
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Government10%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Insurance Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise76%
    Buyer's Guide
    CyberArk Identity vs. IBM Cloud Identity Service
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about CyberArk Identity vs. IBM Cloud Identity Service and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    CyberArk Identity is ranked 7th in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 7 reviews while IBM Cloud Identity Service is ranked 12th in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 2 reviews. CyberArk Identity is rated 9.2, while IBM Cloud Identity Service is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of CyberArk Identity writes "Easy to set up with powerful features and good reliability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Cloud Identity Service writes "Excellent support, beneficial integration, and low maintenance". CyberArk Identity is most compared with Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Okta Workforce Identity, SailPoint IdentityIQ and F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM), whereas IBM Cloud Identity Service is most compared with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), SailPoint IdentityIQ, Saviynt and Oracle Identity Cloud Service. See our CyberArk Identity vs. IBM Cloud Identity Service report.

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