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"The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops.""It is customer-friendly. It is quite easy for our users to connect. There is also the flexibility of the features."

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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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"We want to switch to another solution because there are some challenges with the support from Pulse. The quality of documentation is also not good. It is sometimes very hard to find documentation that provides a solution and describes how all this works.""This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity."

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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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It is customer-friendly. It is quite easy for our users to connect. There is also the flexibility of the features.
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We want to switch to another solution because there are some challenges with the support from Pulse. The quality of documentation is also not good. It is sometimes very hard to find documentation that… more »
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We are using it as a remote access solution for our users and partners.
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2nd
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Overview
The Pulse Connect Secure enables you to give employees, partners, and customers secure and controlled access to your corporate data and applications including file servers, Web servers, native messaging and e-mail clients, hosted servers, and more from outside your trusted network using just a Web browser.

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
Axcient, Baloise Group, Cygate, Catholic University of America, Datec Inc, Revlon, Santa Monica Networks, 7-Eleven
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Large Enterprise67%
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Pulse Connect Secure is ranked 2nd in SSL VPN with 2 reviews while Symantec VIP Access Manager is ranked 7th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. Pulse Connect Secure is rated 7.0, while Symantec VIP Access Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Pulse Connect Secure writes "Provides good security for our virtual desktops while working remotely from home". 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". Pulse Connect Secure is most compared with OpenVPN Access Server, Fortinet FortiClient, Cisco IOS SSL VPN, Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway and NetMotion Mobility, whereas Symantec VIP Access Manager is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, Check Point Remote Access VPN, Okta Workforce Identity, Duo Security and Symantec Siteminder.

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