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"The identity lifecycle support is definitely valuable because we are a complex organization, and there is a lot of onboarding, movement, and offboarding in our organization. We have 31,000 users, and there are a lot of users who are constantly onboarding, offboarding, and moving. So, we need to make sure that these activities are supported. In old times, we used to do everything manually. Everyone was onboarded, offboarded, or moved manually. So, from a business point of view and an economics point of view, identity lifecycle is most valuable. From a security point of view, access review is the most important feature for us.""The most valuable functionality of the solution for us is that when employees stop working for the municipality, they are automatically disabled in Active Directory. Omada controls that 100 percent. They are disabled for 30 days, and after that time Omada deletes the Active Directory account. The same type of thing happens when we employ a new person. Their information is automatically imported to Omada and they are equipped with the roles and rights so they can do their jobs.""The most valuable aspect of the product is that it is Microsoft-based and it supports all Microsoft technology.""When we started with identity and access management, we cleaned up and skipped 500 accounts. Therefore, there are a lot of people who are still in our system. Using this tool, we have cleaned up a lot of accounts for ourselves as well as our partners and suppliers. So, we can manage everything now.""It has a lot of out-of-the-box features. It is flexible, and there are a lot of possibilities to configure and extend it. It is user-friendly. It has an interface that is end-user or business-user friendly.""Our customers have benefited from Omada Identity automating the certification process. Most of our customers were using manual methods for user access certification. With Omada Identity, you can automate almost all of it, which means that certification now becomes on demand. You don't have to wait for two or three months to execute a certification timeframe. Instead, you can do certifications as often as you want.""The best feature in Omada Identity is that it enables us to implement standardized employee life cycle processes so that we don't have to create them ourselves. We can then use the standard workflows.""The thing that I find most valuable is that Omada consists of building blocks, which means that you can configure almost anything you want without using custom code, making it pretty easy to do. It's possible to connect to multiple target systems and to create one role that consists of different permissions in the different target systems. So one role in Omada can make sure that you have an account in three different systems."

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"We create and define the permissions and configurations for the users.""The solution is very scalable. We have a lot of users that have been increasing over the years that we have been using it. We have approximately 20,000 users.""I like the intelligent authentication feature.""The solution integrates well and it is important for them to keep up with the current trends in the market quickly enough, and they have been doing a good job at it.""Their access management solution, OpenAM, is most valuable because it meets the needs of a lot of users.""Even though we have very small business interests with them today, they see that we plan on growing drastically over the next two years. Therefore, we have excellent support and we are now at a point where we are not calling tech support. We pick up a phone and call the Account Manager and they'll get everything resolved for us. We don't have to queue along with everybody else and go through a long process.""ForgeRock has CIAM, which other products didn't have, and they have DevOps ready."

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"The solution is quite stable once you are able to overcome the bugs""The most valuable feature is the set of out-of-the-box connectors.""The most important feature is the connectors. Without the connectors, it can do nothing.""Understanding what a customer is using, what they are looking for, and allowing permissions is a challenge. We use the information we get in order to understand the behavior of the customer beyond the security and to understand what they have been doing in the last month. It's a nice way to understand what is attracting the customer and what they are clicking. That could be implemented by using this kind of application.""Good features are the RBAC and UI customization.""It's a stable and scalable solution.""The one thing that stands out was is the automatic sign-out when an employee goes on vacation. Identity Governance can monitor when an employee goes on vacation and returns. We use this feature to automatically disable all the employee's accounts when they go on vacation, and they're automatically enabled when they come back."

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Cons
"When the re-certification process is launched that makes Omada very slow. There are performance issues in the current version.""The security permission inside Omada needs improvement. It's tricky to set up.""The Omada Identity SaaS version doesn't provide all the features Omada Identity on-premise provides.""The backend is pretty good but the self-service request access screen, the GUI, needs improvement. It's an old-fashioned screen. Also, Omada has reports, but I wouldn't dare show them to the business because they look like they're from 1995. I know they are working on these things and that’s good, because they’re really needed.""We are trying to use Omada's standards and to adapt our processes. But we have had some trouble with the bad documentation. This is something that they could improve on. It has not been possible for us to analyze some of the problems so far, based on the documentation. We always need consultants. The documentation should include some implementation hints and some guidelines for implementing the processes.""Its flexibility is both a good thing and a bad thing. Because it is very flexible, it also becomes too complex. This is common for most of the products we evaluated. Its scalability should be better. It had a few scalability issues.""I would like to search on date fields, which is not possible now.""One thing that we are not so happy about is the user interface. It is a bit dated. I know that they are working on that, but the user interface is quite dated. Currently, it is a little bit difficult to customize the user interface to the need of the business, which is a little bit disappointing. It needs it to be a little bit easier to operate, and it should have a better user interface."

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"It should have a better user interface. Its flexibility should also be improved. It is not about simplifying; it is more about flexibility. Each company has its own requirements, and ForgeRock can provide more flexibility in terms of the use of existing modules to implement features for the customers.""I find that it's quite expensive for just an open-source system. Support is quite expensive.""The solution requires more simplified customization. However, part of the problem is my clients determining their own preferences. Technology can help and do many things, but you have to define your own policies to ensure that the solution or service works within those parameters. Helping customers understand their business and different processes is another issue not relating to the functionality of this solution.""Automatic Deployment needs improvement. it could be made easier.""In an upcoming release, the solution could improve by limiting the need to do customizations.""It should be a little bit easier to implement. It is user-friendly, but there is always scope for improvement.""We're worried about the scaling. We're told it will be okay and there won't be issues, however, I'm not 100% convinced."

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"The cost of this product needs to be reduced.""The user interface experience needs to be improved.""One of the areas that need some improvement with Oracle specifically is the ease of implementation.""Identity Governance is a difficult tool to work with. You have to input many models to understand what is happening with the logins. The user interface is not so good. And a lot of the features we use aren't available out of the box.""Our issues with the solution have to do with the integration with different applications. It's not easy to connect ICAO to this kind of product. It would be better to work on the extensions of the adapters for this kind of identity management solution in order to not put in the code in the product.""The initial setup is quite complex. The user interface is just awful. It's not user-friendly or intuitive at all.""The product design has some complications for doing some use cases. I would like to see easier onboarding of applications and easier ways to plugin the customization codes."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The initial total cost of ownership to implement Omada Identity is not small. The TCO for the implementation is as high as any other solution. However, the cost of maintaining the solution is at par or lower than competitors, including adding more features or maintaining the system after the initial deployment or installation to make sure that they are available for users to use or extending the functionalities of those activities. Those maintenance costs are lower than other vendors, but the initial cost of getting the system installed is still high."
  • "It is licensed per managed user per year."
  • "There were a lot of administrator, partner, and supplier accounts for people who were no longer working for us but still in the system. So, we reduced the number of users no longer with the company, which saved us some money on licensing."
  • "It's a fair price for the on-premises system. Compared with what we had before, it's much cheaper and we get all the modules in one. We tried to go with the cloud, but it was far too expensive."
  • "From an on-prem point of view, the cost is quite transparent and reasonable. The direct cost is primarily for licenses and maintenance on licenses."
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  • "It's a bit pricey and could be more competitive."
  • "We have multiple clients we are looking at right now. We are at a very small number, however, the idea and the goal is to grow. We are looking at about $100,000 and $50,000 a minimum a month cost. That'd be minimum maybe in a couple of years."
  • "Its price is comparable to other products in the market."
  • "Its licensing is on a yearly basis, but it also depends on the contract that you have with the vendor. They have multiple types of contracts. There are additional costs to the standard licensing fees. If you need some of the features, you have to pay more."
  • "The license is purchased annually per user. However, you can negotiate if you are signing for a longer period of time. When comparing this solution to others on the market it is priced fair, it is not at the top of the price range or at the bottom end."
  • "The pricing of the solution is fair but I do not have the full details."
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  • "The cost of support and upgrading to the next release are both expensive."
  • "The price is based on the number of users per year."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    The best feature in Omada Identity is that it enables us to implement standardized employee life cycle processes so that… more »
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    Because we are a partner and an IT service provider, we have a special licensing agreement because we are planning to… more »
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    We are trying to use Omada's standards and to adapt our processes. But we have had some trouble with the bad… more »
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    The solution is very scalable. We have a lot of users that have been increasing over the years that we have been using… more »
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    The pricing of the solution is fair but I do not have the full details.
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    In an upcoming release, the solution could improve by limiting the need to do customizations.
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    It's difficult to use, and we're planning to switch to another application. The administration tasks for business… more »
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Omada Identity Suite
    ForgeRock Identity Platform, ForgeRock OpenIDM
    Oracle Identity Manager, Oracle IAM, Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite
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    Overview

    Omada Identity delivers an end-to-end identity and access management solution with essential identity governance functionality for secure, compliant, and efficient administration of all users' access rights across on-premises or cloud-based systems. The solution provides configurable best practice processes that covers all identity and access related scenarios from providing an access risk overview, management of identities lifecycle, to automated enforcement of policies.

    Open source provisioning solution for real-time user management life cycle automation.

    Oracle Identity Governance reduces the total cost of ownership for organizations by empowering user self-service, simplifying audit and compliance tasks and automating IT operations. By delivering a comprehensive platform for access request, role lifecycle management, access certification, closed loop remediation and privileged account management, Oracle Identity Governance is a solution that address today's requirements and enables organizations to quickly adapt to emerging requirements. Oracle Identity Governance suite provides many benefits, including: Increased end user productivity, Increased IT productivity and automation of provisioning tasks, accelerated useronboarding and stringent controls over sensitive access to shared privileged accounts, Reduced total cost and risk and Increased efficiency.

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    Sample Customers
    Bayer, ECCO Shoes, Vattenfall, NuStar Energy, Unicredit, Schiphol Group
    Geico, Thomson Reuters, Salesforce, McKesson, Trinet, SKY, BNP Paribas, Deloitte, Capgemini, North Western University
    Werkbank, Oshkosh, PeerPay, Boingo, Kellogg's, Pella, Slanska, Avaya, D+M
    Top Industries
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    Government44%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government7%
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    Manufacturing Company16%
    Energy/Utilities Company12%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Computer Software Company12%
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    Computer Software Company40%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government7%
    Healthcare Company4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise69%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise43%
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    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise61%
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    ForgeRock is ranked 3rd in Identity Management (IM) with 7 reviews while Oracle Identity Governance is ranked 7th in Identity Management (IM) with 7 reviews. ForgeRock is rated 7.4, while Oracle Identity Governance is rated 6.2. The top reviewer of ForgeRock writes "Good for multi-client setups and easy to implement but the scalability seems uncertain". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Identity Governance writes "Enables us to understand a customer's interests but it is missing a lot ". ForgeRock is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Azure Active Directory, Okta Workforce Identity, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager and Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), whereas Oracle Identity Governance is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, One Identity Manager, Saviynt, Microsoft Identity Manager and BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management. See our ForgeRock vs. Oracle Identity Governance report.

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