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"The solution offers excellent documentation that is easily available online.""The solution is very good at securing files. For example, if I forward a secure document, it's blocked from others, as I can send it with restrictions in relation to who can open it.""Integration between our departments has been the most valuable.""You can scale the solution up or down by department."

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"Other than it provides us with remote access, so it's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment."

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"Technical support could be improved. Sometimes they use a third party that's not so knowledgeable in the product and that can slow down things a bit.""The licensing is quite expensive.""The MDM part of the engine could be better.""We did the deployment with the help of Microsoft's consultants. But sometimes, we found it difficult to educate the application developers to integrate."

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"It gets out of sync with Active Directory or whatever it might be, whatever the authentication piece is on Active Directory, and they just reset it on the backend. I never have to contact the vendor."

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You can scale the solution up or down by department.
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The licensing period is three or four years and it's a pretty penny. We get it off a cooperative, meaning we share the cost with separate entities. I don't remember the exact amount.
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My suggestion would be just for IT, for us, to continue pushing it out and making it more knowledgeable and easy to use for those that are not as savvy with technology. We don't want them to overthink… more »
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Enterprise Mobility + Security E3, Enterprise Mobility + Security E5, MS Enterprise Mobility + Security
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Overview

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) is the only comprehensive solution designed to help manage and protect users, devices, apps, and data in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.

Symantec VIP Access Manager is the next generation control platform that integrates Single Sign-On (SSO) with strong authentication, access control, and user management. It offers users and administrators control, convenience, and compliance for public and private cloud- based applications. Symantec VIP Access Manager solves cloud security problems using identity and/or context-based access control across multiple cloud applications. In the cloud, where a traditional enterprise perimeter doesn't exist, this solution fills the gap. Through Symantec VIP Access Manager, administrators can define policies that utilize the built-in user directory or existing identity management infrastructure to enforce security and compliance for applications without getting in the way of productivity. Symantec VIP Access Manager can also protect and consolidate access management for on-premise web applications. It also simplifies compliance auditing for cloud applications by consolidating logs across all applications it protects.

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Sample Customers
Mars, Whole Foods, Land O'Lakes, Dow
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business33%
Large Enterprise67%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, JAMF, VMware and others in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). Updated: January 2022.
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Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security is ranked 13th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 4 reviews while Symantec VIP Access Manager is ranked 7th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security is rated 8.8, while Symantec VIP Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security writes "Excellent security and documentation with constant updating to protect from threats". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec VIP Access Manager writes "It's fairly easy to install, fairly easy to set up, and provides us the ability to get into our corporate environment". Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Microsoft Intune and IBM MaaS360, whereas Symantec VIP Access Manager is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, Check Point Remote Access VPN, Okta Workforce Identity, Duo Security and Pulse Connect Secure.

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