We performed a comparison between One Identity Active Roles and One Identity Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two User Provisioning Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"We are able to onboard new user accounts much faster by automating the process and standardizing our operations globally. Previously, there were many individual processes and manual admin interactions. We also see a lot of cost savings and benefits because through automation and standardization."
"We used to have a problem where an employee's access wasn't terminated when they left the company. Now, we have much better visibility into and control over who has access."
"Omada's user interface is elegant and easy to work with. I like Omada's ability to automatically generate accounts for new hires and allow them access to all required systems by established policies. Around 80 percent of workers can start working immediately on their first day without requesting further access."
"For me, the best feature of Omada Identity is its web interface because it's really easy for users to understand."
"We don't have to go in and do a lot of the work that we did before. It may have saved us somewhere in the range of 10 to 30 percent of the time we spent on provisioning access."
"You can make resources. You can import them from Azure or Active Directory and put them in an application. For example, if there is an application that uses a lot of Active Directory groups, you can make the groups available for people. If they need to access that application, you can tell them the resource groups you have for that application. People can do everything by themselves. They do not need anybody else. They can just go to the Omada portal, and they can do it all by themselves. That is terrific."
"The benefits of Omada Identity include a holistic way of viewing access, the ability to give people access, and automation."
"Omada's most valuable aspect is its usability."
"The most valuable features include auditing, dynamic grouping, and creating dynamic groups based on AD attributes."
"The solution is stable."
"Secure access is the most valuable feature."
"In comparison to native Active Directory tools, using Active Roles for delegation is so much better. It uses an access template and that makes it easy to see who can access what. In fact, you can do that for many objects as well."
"Active Roles improved the management of users, groups, and AD objects in the organization."
"One of the valuable features is that it is relatively organized. I definitely appreciate that aspect. It is also relatively simple to use with a very easy flow to the GUI. The user interface is really top-notch."
"The solution offers good integration with other environments such as SAP and Active Directory, et cetera."
"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."
"It is easy to use and handle."
"There are a lot of valuable features, including connectors, attestations, and workflow."
"The most valuable feature of One Identity Manager is it simplifies user-account provisioning and administration. One Identity offers a comprehensive range of solutions that cater to almost every aspect of the identity and access management domain."
"The best feature is that it's customizable. For example, we can create any kind of product or custom service within an IT shop and customize it the way our customers need it. For the customers, it's the best. They are happy with it."
"One Identity Manager is user-friendly and easy to customize. One Identity's business roles enable me to map company structures for dynamic application provisioning, which is fairly important."
"The solution should be made more agile for customers to own or configure."
"When making a process, you should be able to use some coding to do some advanced calculations. The calculations you can currently do are too basic. I would also like some additional script features."
"Omada could communicate better with us about the product roadmap. We haven't gotten any updates about it. The user interface is often a bit difficult to understand. It isn't optimized for small screens, so it doesn't display all of the information clearly, so users need to scroll a lot."
"The web GUI can be improved."
"We are still on Omada on-prem, but I understand that when Omada is in the cloud, you cannot send an attachment via email. We have some emails with attachments for new employees because we have to explain to them how to register and do their multi-factor authentication. All that information is in the attachment. People have to do that before they are in our system. We cannot give them a link to our Intranet and SharePoint because they do not yet have access. They have to register before that, so I need to send the attachments, but this functionality is not there in the cloud."
"The account management integration isn't bad, but it isn't plug-and-play like Microsoft Azure. You need some deep development knowledge to set up the connectors."
"I would like more training. As someone who is new to this world, I don't feel that the courses Omada provides are good enough. They should also improve the documentation. It is difficult to learn how to use the solution by yourself"
"When you do a recalculation of an identity, it's hard to understand what was incorrect before you started the recalculation, and which values are actually updated... all you see are all the new fields that are provisioned, instead of seeing only the fields that are changed."
"The initial setup was quite easy, but it was time-consuming. It took about three months."
"The solution needs an attestation process that includes certification and recertification attestation."
"The user and group management in Azure AD could be better. Our focus these days is dynamic sharing with several on-prem Microsoft applications like SharePoint."
"Another issue we have with the product is that we run a lot of custom tasks. You have to program them to run on one particular host and there's no automatic failover to a second host. If that host is down when a task is supposed to run, it has to wait until the next time it runs when that host is up."
"The way you can search groups could be better."
"The product must include SaaS in the future."
"They should offer more best practices and documentation for every functionality."
"In the update processes for hotfixes need improvement."
"It has problems with performance. This is a very serious issue for us. Other than that, it's really capable. The performance is what is missing. It's really poor."
"One area that could be improved is the speed of performance - it's often a bit slower because of the size of its database."
"It’s not something you get from the beginning. It’s not like Windows. It is more complicated. You need to know a few things from the back end, however, as you learn it, it becomes easy."
"The user interface needs to improve."
"End-user UI customization is difficult and requires some knowledge of proprietary Angular technology. Every time a customer asks us: "Hey, can we modify this form in the UI?" or "Can we integrate a new form?" it's difficult to do. It's possible and we usually do it, but coding form changes typically takes two to four weeks, depending on the changes."
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.
One Identity Active Roles is a highly regarded solution for Active Directory (AD) security and account management. One Identity Active Roles will enhance group, account, and directory management while eradicating the need for manual processes. The end result is a significant increase in the overall speed, efficiency, and security of the organization.
Using One Identity Active Roles, users can:
Managing accounts in AD and Azure AD can be tremendously challenging; continually keeping these important systems safe and secure presents an even greater challenge. Traditional tools can be inefficient, error-prone, and very disjointed. In today’s robust marketplace, organizations are finding it somewhat difficult to keep pace with the constant access changes in a hybrid AD ecosystem. Additionally, there are significant security issues to consider (government compliance, employee status/access changes, and other confidential business requirements). And, of course, there is a requirement to properly manage Active Directory and Azure Active Directory access in addition to managing all the other numerous SaaS and non-Windows applications that organizations use today.
Users can easily automate all of these tedious, mundane administrative tasks, keeping their systems safe and error-free. Active Roles ensures users can perform their job responsibilities more effectively, more efficiently, and with minimal manual intervention. Active Roles was created with a flexible design, so organizations can easily scale to meet your organizational needs, today, tomorrow, and in the foreseeable future.
Reviews from Real Users
A PeerSpot user who is a Network Analyst at a government tells us, “It has eliminated admin tasks that were bogging down our IT department. Before we started using Active Roles, if one of our frontline staff members deleted a user or group, it could take several hours to try to reverse that mistake. Whereas now, the most our frontline staff can do is a deprovision, which just disables everything in the background, but it's still there. We can go in and have it back the way it was two minutes later. Instead of it taking two hours, it only takes two minutes.”
Becky P., Sr Business Analyst at George Washington University, shares, “In addition, with the use of workflows and the scheduled tasks, we were able to automate and centrally manage a number of the processes as well as utilize them to work around other product limitations. Those include, but are not limited to syncing larger groups, which have 50,000 plus members, to Azure AD. We sync up to Azure AD using ARS. If we had not already had ARS in place, it would have been impossible for us to have done so in the time period we did it in. We did it in under six months. ARS probably saves us at least two weeks out of every month. It's reduced our workload by 50 percent, easily.”
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.
One Identity Manager Features
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
One Identity Active Roles is ranked 5th in User Provisioning Software with 5 reviews while One Identity Manager is ranked 2nd in User Provisioning Software with 25 reviews. One Identity Active Roles is rated 8.0, while One Identity Manager is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of One Identity Active Roles writes "Give us control over attributes a service desk analyst can change, and we can build in integrity rules". On the other hand, the top reviewer of One Identity Manager writes "Helps streamline application access decisions, and when granted, access is automatically provided to target system". One Identity Active Roles is most compared with Microsoft Entra ID, ManageEngine ADManager Plus, SailPoint IdentityIQ, Softerra Adaxes and NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator, whereas One Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Oracle Identity Governance, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Microsoft Identity Manager and Saviynt. See our One Identity Active Roles vs. One Identity Manager report.
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