We performed a comparison between NetIQ Identity Governance and One Identity Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Identity Management (IM) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Omada Identity Suite has a very powerful workflow engine. It is used for requesting access for approval to everything that's around Access Management and for re-certification purposes."
"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 breadth and scope of the solution’s IGA features also fulfill our requirements."
"The Governance and self-service that can be set up so you can use them yourself to work in the system are the most valuable features. End users can be enabled to help themselves."
"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."
"All three functionalities, access certification, the configuration of duties, and role mining - especially role mining - are very advanced compared with the competition."
"I like the queries and find the catalog to be comparatively powerful."
"I really like the separation of the duties. It is the most ambitious model in the server because you have to create all the different rules, especially business rules. You have to check with the client and set different policies and rules, and then, you to have refine them. You will notice what is bad in the company and where the real problem is."
"We have been able to make our help desk self-sufficient by giving them role-based access. We have been able to reduce service dependency by 40% to 50%."
"In terms of what the most valuable feature of One Identity Manager is, that would be hard to say because the tool is great overall. There's not really one feature you'd prefer over other features, but what's really great, in my opinion, is the fact that the provisioning is really stable and accurate, and it's a process my company trusts. This means that without a lot of maintenance, I can be pretty sure that as soon as my alternative source gives a new identity or gives new information about a particular identity, everything will be transformed and executed the right way. My company has tried other solutions and there's always a struggle with the provisioning system in terms of knowing what systems work, but with One Identity Manager, this issue doesn't happen. It's also a stable system which I like."
"The most valuable features include the automated attestations or recertification... The time that people have to focus on their real jobs and not spend it doing recertifications is huge."
"In terms of what I found most valuable in One Identity Manager, it's the only product where the workflow and the catalog can be configured on roles or by business people. You don't need to know the technology at all to configure that, so this is the product's biggest advantage as well as its strongest feature. One Identity Manager is also business-oriented and IAM administrator-oriented."
"The IT shop is a great tool that allows a simple interface for users to see their access, be able to request additional access, and view the workflow approval process to understand where their request is and what any hold-ups may be."
"In terms of the most valuable feature of One Identity Manager, it's not like one feature is useful without the other features. It's not a tool, but it's more an overall integrated solution that is helpful and not specifically one solution on its own. The best points of One Identity Manager would be its process orchestration and synchronization manager."
"It is easy to use and handle."
"Among the most valuable features of One Identity Manager are administration from Active Directory and Azure Active Directory, as well as administration from Exchange. These features enable us to have fully automated processes to create new accounts and new mailboxes. The most valuable option is the ability to design an automated route to give our customers permissions."
"I would like to search on date fields, which is not possible now."
"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."
"The Omada Identity SaaS version doesn't provide all the features Omada Identity on-premise provides."
"If you find an error and you need it fixed, you have to upgrade. It's not like they say, "Okay, we'll fix this problem for you." You have to upgrade. The last time we upgraded, because there was an error in a previous version, we had to pay 150,000 Danish Krone (about $24,000 at the time of this review) to upgrade our systems... That means that we have to pay to get errors fixed that Omada has made in programming the system. I hope they change this way of looking at things."
"Functionality and usability could be improved."
"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."
"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."
"The security permission inside Omada needs improvement. It's tricky to set up."
"Technical support is horrible."
"The product could use more advanced features related to Identity Intelligence."
"With NetIQ, you have to install two or more products. It would be better if we could install one product and have one server and one dashboard."
"Right now, they run an on-prem solution. Our preferred solution for cloud is Azure. So, we have yet to determine how we want to take this forward, because at this time, we are only using Graph APIs to do some Azure-related actions."
"The product must include SaaS in the future."
"The web interface has room for improvement. It could be more performant and the design of the web interface is relatively complicated. It could be simplified."
"[Regarding] their upgrades, we're going to 8.12 right now and everything is running very smoothly but this is actually the first upgrade that has gone off well. Even the other "dots" have taken us six months or longer to get through QA testing."
"We fell into that trap of over-customization which made upgrading the product difficult."
"One area that could be improved is the speed of performance - it's often a bit slower because of the size of its database."
"A room for improvement in One Identity Manager is its analytics. Though it's getting better from version to version, the analytics feature still needs improvement. I would appreciate more analytical features in the next release of One Identity Manager, so I can do a better analysis. Another vendor, for example, has a self-certification system where you can send people, then create a type of profile or screen for each person, and the person can see his entitlement and the risks behind that entitlement, so then the person makes a decision on whether he wants to keep or let go of it, and that's an out-of-the-box feature that would be good to see in One Identity Manager. Another feature I'd like to see in One Identity Manager that would be very interesting is integration with SIEM or any log collection product for both access and usage. For example, I'd be able to see that I have access to a particular application and also get information on how many times I've accessed it in the last year, last few months, etc. It's a feature that would be great to have in One Identity Manager."
"The philosophy behind One Identity Manager has always been that there's not one way of working and that you can set it up according to your own identity and access management philosophy, but what would make it better is by shortening the setup time and the learning curve time. If the team could create some best practices with a wizard to set the solution up within companies, that would be a killer feature and would help make identity access management more approachable. That would also help companies that don't have the resources or a dedicated team to set up One Identity Manager. What I'd like to see in the next release of the solution is the addition of just released application governance parts. That would sound promising. It would also be interesting if the team sets up best practice startup wizards, so you could set up One Identity Manager according to selectable best practice wizards instead of setting it up completely by yourself."
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.
NetIQ Identity Governance is a solution that helps any organization run effective access certification campaigns and implement identity governance controls to meet compliance mandates while proactively mitigating risk. Built to get organizations up and running in hours vs the weeks or months of traditional legacy vendors, NetIQ Identity Governance replaces errorprone, time consuming manual methods that can expose your organization to compliance violations and risk from excessive access.
One Identity Manager is a value-added and trusted active directory management and user provisioning software solution. One Identity Manager administers and protects an organization’s data and users, minimizes threats, and ensures that compliance regulations are consistently satisfied.
Users will have access to the data and applications they need when they need them. One Identity can be used on premises, in the cloud, and also with hybrid options. One Identity Manager is able to easily combine strict governance compliance regulations and rigorous security protocols to keep business enterprises secure and functional today and into the future. One Identity Manager is also a robust, scalable identity governance and administration (IGA) solution. The solution is designed to meet the changing needs of a growing dynamic business enterprise, and not be limited or left vulnerable by IT department constricts.
One Identity consistently provides robust security solutions that facilitate a strong secure enterprise where the users, applications, and critical data are safe and secure. The unified identity security platform provides identity governance and administration (IGA), privileged access management (PAM), active directory management and security (ADMS), and identity and access management (IAM) processes to ensure an aggressive stance on security for today’s dynamic enterprise organizations.
One Identity is used by more than 11,000 organizations worldwide managing over five hundred million plus identities.
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Reviews from Real Users
“The initial setup process for an employee is straightforward. We set up processes for user accounts and we can add other processes to them. Our goal is to automate all user-permission and user-administration processes with One Identity and we are doing that more and more.” - Marc H., IT Architect at a tech services company
“The most valuable features are that it has a lot of capabilities, can integrate with a lot of systems, including automated onboarding like CyberArk, and allows you to integrate different entities.” - Security Consultant at a financial services firm
NetIQ Identity Governance is ranked 14th in Identity Management (IM) with 3 reviews while One Identity Manager is ranked 2nd in Identity Management (IM) with 10 reviews. NetIQ Identity Governance is rated 7.4, while One Identity Manager is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of NetIQ Identity Governance writes "Intuitive, easy to use, and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of One Identity Manager writes "Enables us to automate SOX recertification, saving a significant amount of time". NetIQ Identity Governance is most compared with CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, SailPoint IdentityIQ, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Microsoft Identity Manager and Saviynt, whereas One Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Oracle Identity Governance and NetIQ Identity Manager. See our NetIQ Identity Governance vs. One Identity Manager report.
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