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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the communication based on PKI certificates."

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"The feature that I have found most valuable is their certificate discovery."

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Cons
"From an automation perspective, PKI is a bit of a debatable topic and can be improved as time demands."

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"I would like to see included in the next release of Venafi integration with the cloud HSM's, Hardware Security Module. Additionally, I would say other cloud services, because it's not only cloud that's essential. If you have a customer that has a lot of their IT moved into cloud, integration with different cloud services is always an area to improve."

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  • "This solution won't cost much, as this would be free with the licensing from Microsoft."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the communication based on PKI certificates.
    Top Answer:This solution won't cost much, as this would be free with the licensing from Microsoft. It would cost you the same as a server setup or dedicated VM with an AD server.
    Top Answer:From an automation perspective, PKI is a bit of a debatable topic and can be improved as time demands.
    Top Answer:The feature that I have found most valuable is their certificate discovery.
    Top Answer:Our customers need to pay for a license, and understanding the pricing and how it might develop in the future is a bit of a pain point. But, it is not too complex either. Sometimes people ask the… more »
    Top Answer:The user interface could be always improved. But I am a technologist, so I don't care so much about user interface, but the importance that it is user friendly is always appreciated by customers. In… more »
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    Also Known As
    DigiCert PKI, Symantec Managed PKI Service
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    Overview

    The smartest solution for simplifying user identity management for existing network access, directory services and business applications. DigiCert PKI Platform is the industry-leading solution that allows you to secure and manage all of your PKI applications from one place — no matter what solutions you have in place. Take control of and automate the certificate lifecycle for: Email, WiFi access points, Secure VPN, Mobile device management, Document Signing, Smart card login, Internet of things.

    Venafi automates protection for machine identities, which all organizations rely on to keep communications between machines secure and private. Venafi generates the machine identity intelligence necessary to automatically safeguard the flow of information to trusted machines and prevent communication with untrusted ones - all at machine speed and scale.
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    Sample Customers
    paypal, verizon, cloudflare
    Surescripts, CME Group, TD Bank Group, Aetna, MoneyGram, Zions Bancorp, Cisco
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise61%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise73%
    Buyer's Guide
    Authentication Systems
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Fortinet, Microsoft and others in Authentication Systems. Updated: July 2022.
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    DigiCert PKI Platform is ranked 11th in Authentication Systems with 1 review while Venafi is ranked 13th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. DigiCert PKI Platform is rated 9.0, while Venafi is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of DigiCert PKI Platform writes "Cost-effective and facilitates secure communication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Venafi writes "Important risk reduction by preventing IT outages, but could benefit from cloud services". DigiCert PKI Platform is most compared with Entrust IdentityGuard, AppViewX CERT+, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator, Yubico YubiKey and Symantec VIP Access Manager, whereas Venafi is most compared with AppViewX CERT+ and Entrust IdentityGuard.

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