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We performed a comparison between One Identity Manager and SAP Identity Management 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.

To learn more, read our detailed One Identity Manager vs. SAP Identity Management report (Updated: September 2022).
632,539 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"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 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.""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.""For me, the best feature of Omada Identity is its web interface because it's really easy for users to understand.""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 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 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.""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."

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"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.""It is easy to use and handle.""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.""The solution is a typical, conventional IGA but the tool itself offers many options for customization.""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.""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.""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.""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%."

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"What's most valuable in SAP Identity Management is that it's easily an out-of-the-box solution for connectivity with SAP applications. We do not have to do any customizations, and this makes the solution very compatible with most SAP applications. SAP Identity Management is also very user-friendly.""The most valuable features of SAP Identity Management are business roles and automated user provisioning."

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Cons
"Omada Identity has two main issues that need to be solved or improved the most. One is its setup or installation process because it's complex and cumbersome. I'm talking about the process for on-premises deployment because I've never tried the cloud version of Omada Identity. Setting up the cloud version should be much easier. The second area for improvement in Omada Identity is that it's piggybacking on Microsoft's complex way of having all kinds of add-ons, extensions, or setups, whether small or large, such as the new SQL Server, and it's cumbersome to make sure that everything works. Omada Identity is a complex solution and could still 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.""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.""The Omada Identity SaaS version doesn't provide all the features Omada Identity on-premise provides.""What I would most like to see added to the product is role management, especially enterprise or business role management, and the processes around that.""Functionality and usability could be improved.""The security permission inside Omada needs improvement. It's tricky to set up.""I would like to search on date fields, which is not possible now."

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"We fell into that trap of over-customization which made upgrading the product difficult.""[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.""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.""It is particularly slow if you are using it in a large organization.""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.""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.""Having new features for web developers in the One Identity Manager shop is an area for improvement. Another area for improvement in the tool is its ServiceNow connection as ServiceNow is a major ITSM system player, but the current out-of-the-box feature proposed by One Identity Manager can only make simple incident requests to the system. My company is now in full ICL design, so it prefers for all concerns or requests to be sent properly to ServiceNow, so my company can have better control over the incident requests and be able to sort those out. The tool fits all my needs today, except for the ServiceNow connector. That's the only additional feature I'd like to see in the next release of One Identity Manager."

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"SAP Identity Management can improve risk analysis and authority checks.""What needs improvement in SAP Identity Management is its compatibility with third-party applications. We'd like to get connectors or plugin settings to make it easier to manage other applications, whether SAP or non SAP applications. As SAP Identity Management is not compatible with non SAP applications, some of the clients are looking for other IDM applications such as SalePoint and Saviynt, so this is an issue we've observed in the solution."

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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."
  • "My client deals directly with the Omada Identity team in terms of licensing. I never look at pricing, so I'm not aware of how much the solution costs, but it's worth the money. Often, when you begin to use Omada Identity and it takes a while to set up, it'll be irreversible, and you'd depend on and focus more on the functionality of the solution, rather than its price tag."
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  • "From a cost perspective, One Identity has the biggest bang for the buck."
  • "We pay yearly and per active user. One of the reasons that we chose One Identity Manager is because of the pricing. It is reasonable and affordable compared to other products which we considered before choosing this solution for the company."
  • "It's not cheap, but the pricing is okay. Other applications cost about the same."
  • "The licensing for One Identity Manager is per user, per carbon life, specifically, it's per people, and not a per-identity licensing model. For example, if I have two hundred people, or if I have someone with several identities, I'm only paying for it once. I don't remember the exact cost of One Identity Manager because I wasn't the one who paid for the license."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:For me, the best feature of Omada Identity is its web interface because it's really easy for users to understand.
    Top Answer:My client deals directly with the Omada Identity team in terms of licensing. I never look at pricing, so I'm not aware… more »
    Top Answer:Omada Identity has two main issues that need to be solved or improved the most. One is its setup or installation process… more »
    Top Answer:The solution is a typical, conventional IGA but the tool itself offers many options for customization.
    Top Answer:The pricing is good and I think more money is made out of selling professional services than the product itself… more »
    Top Answer:The product must include SaaS in the future. The use of the administrative tools is cumbersome because too many are… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable features of SAP Identity Management are business roles and automated user provisioning.
    Top Answer:SAP Identity Management can improve risk analysis and authority checks. In a future release, some of the current… more »
    Top Answer:My company is using SAP Identity Management for connecting various SAP applications, creating user IDs, managing user… more »
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Omada Identity Suite
    Quest One Identity Manager, Dell One Identity Manager
    SAP NetWeaver Identity Management, NetWeaver Identity Management
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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.

    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

    • Self-service options: Organizations save time and are able to get tasks completed easily. Users can request permissions or access and receive predetermined approval based on role assignments.

    • Password management: Organizations can easily reset user passwords based on established organizational protocols. Password policies can be determined according to user roles and assignments.

    • Governance: One Identity Manager offers complete visibility regarding data access, such as who has access, when the access was given, and the reasons why access was given. The solution delivers clear reporting to comply with any regulatory requirements.

    • SAP certified: Users are able to amplify existing SAP security protocols and seamlessly connect accounts under governance. One Identity Manager is a complete identity access solution.

    • Reporting: One Identity Manager delivers reliable reporting regarding user access and privileged access to an organization's network. The reporting can satisfy all government and regulatory compliance standards.

    • Connectors: One Identity Manager’s significant amount of available connectors enable organizations to easily extend identity governance to the cloud and will ensure cloud application time is minimized significantly.

    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

    Reduce risk and centrally manage user access across your enterprise – with SAP Identity Management. The software integrates with your business processes to provide robust data and application security. Keep your operations running smoothly – and boost productivity by providing role-based user access, self-service password reset, approval workflows, and more.

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    Sample Customers
    Bayer, ECCO Shoes, Vattenfall, NuStar Energy, Unicredit, Schiphol Group
    Texas A&M, Sky Media, BHF Bank, Swiss Post, Union Investment, Wayne State University. More at OneIdentity.com/casestudies
    State of Indiana, Automotive Resources International (ARI), Alliander N.V., Chemion Logistik GmbH, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH)
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Government40%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Mining And Metals Company10%
    University10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm41%
    Healthcare Company10%
    Retailer7%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company19%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise67%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise4%
    Large Enterprise72%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise66%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
    One Identity Manager vs. SAP Identity Management
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about One Identity Manager vs. SAP Identity Management and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    632,539 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    One Identity Manager is ranked 2nd in User Provisioning Software with 10 reviews while SAP Identity Management is ranked 10th in User Provisioning Software with 2 reviews. One Identity Manager is rated 7.8, while SAP Identity Management is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of One Identity Manager writes "Enables us to automate SOX recertification, saving a significant amount of time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Identity Management writes "Out-of-the-box, user-friendly, and doesn't need customization to work, but its compatibility with third-party applications could be improved". One Identity Manager is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Oracle Identity Governance and ForgeRock, whereas SAP Identity Management is most compared with SailPoint IdentityIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager, CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Saviynt and BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management. See our One Identity Manager vs. SAP Identity Management report.

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