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2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Azure Active Directory?

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Srini Sigakolli - PeerSpot reviewer
Solutions Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-08-21T07:22:00Z
21 August 22

Pricing-wise, they offer a stepladder approach. You can start with the lowest level features, then start increasing based on new requirements.

RS
Senior Technical Architect at MindTree
Real User
2022-08-17T07:06:00Z
17 August 22

Licenses are based on the usage. There is no cap. It's based on the number of users we provision. A SaaS solution is the best product. You get it at a better price and you have many Windows-based services that are included for free.

Jeff Woltz - PeerSpot reviewer
Principal at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-07-27T06:26:00Z
27 July 22

We're a Microsoft partner, so we get partner benefits. We pay almost nothing, and it's massively valuable to us.

ManojNair2 - PeerSpot reviewer
Founder/Director at Augesys Solutions Pvt Ltd
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-07-05T15:08:00Z
05 July 22

We are using the version that comes with Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Microsoft has a very weird way of licensing the product. With the standard on-prem edition, we can do a lot of regular, day-to-day maintenance, including creating policies and the like. We can't do that in Azure Active Directory. The Azure system is very basic in nature compared to what the server provides us. There are add-on components and services, such as identity services, that we have to add to our Azure subscription. Only then can I actually say it's on par with the on-prem server edition. Why should I pay for a component? It should be included in my subscription. I understand there may be an added fee, but don't remove an essential component. I am a career IT guy. When I start comparing my on-prem server against this cloud edition, I see that there are components missing. The money issue is secondary. Give me a solution that matches the Azure standard edition. They should ensure that whatever I have on my domain controller are the facilities that run here in Azure AD. For example, on the domain controller, if you are my user, I can let you create a 14-character or a 20-character password. I can't do that on Azure AD. To do that, I must get the Directory Services module, which costs me another $100 a month. Let that cost be added to the bill and let me create my configurations as and how I want. Why do they want to restrict me? It's a detrimental business practice. Still, I say go for it. Don't worry about the pricing. Licensing, at the basic level, is sensible. But you should actively talk to your reseller about the needs of your organization. Costs will vary as you dig deeper into understanding what product or service you need. Independent of your geographic location, talk to a local Microsoft partner and understand the cost. Don't simply go online and order things. I would stress that to anybody in the world, whatever the size of their organization. The pricing module is pretty straightforward for many of the products. They have a price for up to 300 users for many of the licensed products. Up to 300 users is not considered an enterprise business.

Anteneh Asnake - PeerSpot reviewer
Modern Data Center and Cloud Engineer II at IE Network Solutions PLC
MSP
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-05-06T07:11:59Z
06 May 22

The solution is pretty affordable. Sometimes you can get a Microsoft voucher to get some sort of discount.

JB
User at Aura Advanced Tech
Real User
Top 5
2022-05-04T20:11:51Z
04 May 22

Active Directory is a Windows component that requires a per-user license. If you're on Azure, it can be free or it's incorporated, at no extra cost, or it can become extremely complicated. If there is a cost, it is not expensive, but you have to have it if you are running an Active Directory environment. It's a have to have, not a nice to have.

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Michael Collins - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of Technology Service Operations at Macmillan Cancer Support
Real User
Top 20
2022-04-28T12:55:00Z
28 April 22

It's included within a wider bundle of Microsoft 365 products.

Mohammed Alahdal - PeerSpot reviewer
Cyber Security architect at Avanade
Real User
Top 5
2022-04-18T11:56:00Z
18 April 22

Make sure to check which features your organization requires. Find out if they are applicable to all users or just a bunch of them before deciding on buying a license.

Anders Johansson - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Specialist at Tieto Estonia
MSP
Top 5
2022-04-12T09:11:34Z
12 April 22

The pricing seems to be fine for our clients.

VamsiMohan - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at HUBER
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-04-08T13:08:18Z
08 April 22

We pay an annual subscription fee.

HakanCengiz - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Security Manager at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-03-16T13:17:40Z
16 March 22

It is very expensive. Its price should be lower. Price is the most important factor for Turkish people.

TM
Cloud Architect
Real User
Top 20
2022-03-02T12:15:00Z
02 March 22

My advice concerning the pricing and licensing would vary depending upon the stage of maturity of the organization. I've been with companies that are using the Office 365 license for Active Directory, whereas others are able to use the free version of it. For organizations such as the one that I'm at now, where we require more security and have services like the Conditional Access Policies or Privileged Identity management, you have to upgrade to a higher level of the solution. I'm not sure about the specific costs or how they're calculated, but essentially, the costs go up based on the level of security that is required by the organization.

HR
Cyberecurity and Compliance Specialist at ABB
Real User
Top 5
2022-02-16T17:43:31Z
16 February 22

The licensing costs are yearly. There is a standard fee per user.

SK
Manager, Technology Delivery at a educational organization with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 10
2022-02-14T21:20:27Z
14 February 22

The price of Azure Active Directory and Amazon AWS, are almost the same, but most people prefer Amazon AWS because they find it's a little cheaper to some extent and an easier platform to use. The prices we pay for the solution can vary because we are adding more services a lot of the time, the price keeps going up and down. The price has been one thousand before but we are still adding more services. The price depends on what services you are using. We are paying for support to use this solution which is an additional cost.

NASSER ALY - PeerSpot reviewer
Computer Chief Specialist Engineer at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2022-01-19T08:57:15Z
19 January 22

There is a subscription model that is used for Azure Active Directory. The subscription should be categorized by business size. For example, small companies should have a discounted price, this would help small companies and the organization to be automated.

MZ
Info Security Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
MSP
Top 20
2022-01-17T06:15:46Z
17 January 22

The price is fine. It's a good value for the money compared with other solutions. I cannot provide the exact numbers because we use a different type of licensing. For Azure, we have an Office 365 license. We also have a Microsoft Gold partnership and some products are included in one license.

NR
Sr.Piping Engineer Construction at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-01-12T16:28:51Z
12 January 22

We have a yearly license.

TB
Executive Director at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-01-02T20:54:00Z
02 January 22

Costs are constantly being managed. We don't really have a choice. It's the one shop in town. If you want this, you have to pay for it. We have an E5 license, which I believe is the most expensive license.

John Johny Restrepo Hernández - PeerSpot reviewer
Solutions Architect at Controles Empresariales
User
Top 5
2021-12-27T00:22:55Z
27 December 21

Hello, everything that has to do with identity and access management must be consolidated from an on-premises and cloud environment, in this Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services combined with Azure AD is perfect, Microsoft in this case.

With Azure AD you get perfection at the single sign-on level, it must be synchronized with the on-premises directory because the applications and endpoints will still belong to it.

In the cost, this is very possible, you get the best of the current, but also integrating everything cloud in the future, register or unsubscribe users in their workgroups and applications in an automated way, the best cost/benefit ratio, everything as a subscription is now possible.

Bye.

AR
Systems Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-12-24T15:35:00Z
24 December 21

The solution has three types of tiers: * E1 has very basic features. * You get limited stuff in E2 and cannot have Office 360 associated with it. * E3 is on the costly side and has all the features. If you need to have an Exchange subscription or email functionality, then you need to pay more for that.

TB
Lead Global Cloud Architect at Aptiv PLC
Real User
Top 20
2021-12-23T22:30:00Z
23 December 21

It's relatively inexpensive in comparison with third-party solutions. It's highly available and supported by Microsoft Azure in our enterprise agreements. With the addition of their B2C tenants, it's hard to beat from a cost perspective now. They changed their pricing for B2B access. You used to need shared licenses so that, if you were paying for a Premium AAD on your side, that would allow you to have five shared external mapped users. They've blown that all up and it's now dirt cheap. It works out to pennies per user per month, instead of dollars. A P1 user license in their system was $6 per user per month, which is cost-prohibitive for a lot of B2B SSO flows, but now it's down in the pennies range.

Ajay Kuamr - PeerSpot reviewer
Network and Computer Systems Administrator at bahwan
Real User
Top 10
2021-12-08T13:29:44Z
08 December 21

We get a discount because we're working in the education sector.

Saurabh Shelke - PeerSpot reviewer
Technical Specialist
MSP
Top 20
2021-12-07T16:21:00Z
07 December 21

I don't have any insight on the pricing end as that is always managed by our team leader. They take care of all the pricing activities, et cetera. Any pricing-related information I don't have knowledge of.

Leandro Oliveira - PeerSpot reviewer
Infrastructure Manager at trt18
Real User
Top 10
2021-11-09T14:35:00Z
09 November 21

The process for buying licenses from Microsoft is somewhat messy and really hard to do. We have to talk to someone because it's hard to find out how many licenses we need. If I'm applying for 2,000 users, how many Windows licenses do we need? They could also charge less for support. You buy the license, but if you want to keep it in good standing, you have to pay for the support, and it is expensive. It's okay to pay for the license itself, but to pay so much for support...

MS
manager at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-11-04T14:41:00Z
04 November 21

The product is priced quite well. The way that Microsoft prices per user and month is quite attractive to us. The level of the license cost is quite good as well.

NuwanPerera - PeerSpot reviewer
Head, IT Infrastructure at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-11-03T19:19:00Z
03 November 21

It is a packaged license. We have a Premium P1 subscription of Office 365, and it came with that.

PV
Microsoft Azure Engineer at Kyndryl
Consultant
Top 20
2021-11-01T19:58:00Z
01 November 21

The solution is not the cheapest in the market. It could be improved and possibly lowered slightly.

Adewale Oluwaseyi - PeerSpot reviewer
Technical Lead at Freelance Consultant
Real User
Top 10
2021-10-20T11:50:00Z
20 October 21

The prices are not too out of place. We're just gradually getting out of COVID and Microsoft is actually putting some renewals, licenses, and some products out just to cushion the effect of license costs as companies recover. With Microsoft, some products also offer free trials. We'd like to see more of a discount on existing licenses. They also need to consider having some free licenses, some free subscriptions.

DanielNdiba - PeerSpot reviewer
Technology Security Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-10-15T18:50:00Z
15 October 21

It can be a bit expensive for organizations, but they do have different pricing models. Their free tier can be used on a personal level, but for an organization, the licenses might be a bit expensive. In general, the licenses can become cheaper, which will make it accessible for more people. Currently, where I am working, we use an enterprise agreement. The license is renewed after every two or three years. So, we make an agreement with Microsoft to give us a license for a number of products, including Azure Active Directory, for two or three years.

John Gbigbi-Jackson - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Systems Administrator (Servers and Storage) at University of Bath
Real User
Top 20
2021-10-14T00:15:00Z
14 October 21

The cost is billed on a per-user licensing basis.

Khadim Ali - PeerSpot reviewer
Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps Developer at Get Dynamics
Real User
Top 20
2021-10-11T18:54:00Z
11 October 21

I don't know much about the pricing. As far as licensing is concerned, there are two options. There is a set of free services that are offered through a free license and if you have a Microsoft tenant or any Microsoft service such as Dynamics 365 or Power Apps, you have access to a free set of services that Azure AD provides. This includes registration and some other items. If you want to use Azure AD's advanced features, they are not provided for free. There are two types of premium licenses that are available for anyone who is a registered licensed user.

OA
Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-10-05T07:46:00Z
05 October 21

Previously, only building and global administrators could purchase subscriptions or licenses. Mid-last year, Microsoft made it so users can purchase the license online. Microsoft business subscription is for 200 to 300 users. If you have more than 300 users, you can't purchase the business plan. You have to purchase the enterprise plan. The enterprise plan is for 301 users and above. Pay as you go is also available. If you pay as you go in Azure, you will be billed for whatever you use.

Rafael Forcini - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Coordinator at Zignet
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-09-20T20:35:31Z
20 September 21

The price of the solution was reasonable.

Dhiraj Verma - PeerSpot reviewer
Global Information Technology Manager at Kaleyra
Real User
Top 5
2021-08-30T15:44:00Z
30 August 21

Azure Active Directory is more expensive than Google, but the capabilities they provide are superior.

Robertas Tamosaitis - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2021-08-26T14:57:00Z
26 August 21

The cost of Azure AD is one of the biggest benefits, as it is available for use free of charge when you start with Office 365. It comes with the basic version of it and you can move to the more expensive plans with additional features, but these are still very competitive compared to other vendors. By comparison, other vendors offered an independent MFA product but at quite an expensive price. With Microsoft, it was already included in the price. The bundling approach that Microsoft uses is good; although competitors may offer a more compelling solution, we already have access to the one from Microsoft at no additional cost.

MS
Senior DevOps engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-07-15T17:40:00Z
15 July 21

Azure Active Directory has a very extensive licensing model. Most of the features are available in the free and basic version, and then there are premium P1 and P2 editions. The licensing model is based on how many users you have per month. In Australia, for a P1 license, the cost is 8 dollars. With P1 and P2 licenses, you get a lot of goodies around the security side of things. For example, User Identity Protection is available only in P2. These are extra features that allow you to have a pretty good security posture, but most of the required things are available in the free and basic version.

Joseph Chandrasekaram - PeerSpot reviewer
Identity Engineer at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-06-15T21:20:14Z
15 June 21

The pricing is very flexible. There are a few tiers of licensing, and it is a part of an enterprise contract. It is bundled with other services and the pricing is quite reasonable.

Suryakant-Kale - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Technology Officer at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-06-01T12:07:00Z
01 June 21

The licensing model is straightforward. I don't think there are any issues with the E3 license or E5 license.

Chandra Guddati - PeerSpot reviewer
IT specialist at BMO Financial Group
Real User
Top 20
2021-05-30T16:11:00Z
30 May 21

The licensing is good and it is really easy to manage. We make sure that we only enable the licenses that are needed for the users, rather than enabling licenses in a blanket fashion. Basically, we only enable the features that are required for each of the users. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.

David Grain - PeerSpot reviewer
Founder, CEO at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-05-30T16:11:00Z
30 May 21

There are various levels of licenses. There are things called E3 and E5 licenses. E5 licenses come with more features but aren't required for some of the kinds of users who are just using email and Office. They only need an E3 license. Pricing depends on the size of your organization and the deal you get with Microsoft. If you're a public sector, rather than a private sector, you get a good deal. Academic sectors get very good deals. The vast majority of our users use E5. But we're a Microsoft partner who resells their product so we get favorable rates because of that. They have various pricing levels and the higher level you buy, the more features you get within Azure. The basic one is perfectly good for most customers. The more advanced and greater security features come with the higher pricing. And so customers who require that like military, banking, government or something are willing to pay that. The private sector generally pays more than the public sector. I know some colleagues who work in the academic sector get extremely good deals because Microsoft is very keen to have academic institutions on board. If you're working in academia or you work in the public sector, you will get a much better deal than you would in the private sector, but that's just business. An E5 or E3 license is on a per-user basis. So the number of users you sync into Azure AD is the number of licenses you need to report that is going to be consumed by the end-users. It's a per-user per-year license. The only other cost you get with Microsoft over and above the license cost of using Azure is the cost of using their operating system and software. So if you use Windows, then you can pay for your Windows licenses again through Azure. And if you use Office, meaning Excel, Word, and all that other stuff, you can pay an extra bit and they'll get a 365 license for the entire suite of offices. If you're buying an E5 Office plus Windows, then you'll get a greater discount than if you were buying those separately. Microsoft will charge you for what you actually use. So if you've got a user who isn't using Office, or isn't using Windows for whatever reason, but they are consuming services within Azure, then you just give them an Azure license. Microsoft will split up and you buy a license based on what you actually use.

Jonathan Stewart - PeerSpot reviewer
Director, Infrastructure at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-05-11T07:57:00Z
11 May 21

Anytime you are dealing with Microsoft and licensing, it is always interesting. We have various levels of their licensing, which includes users on different levels of their enterprise offering. For example, some are on E3, whereas others are on E5. The differences between them have to do with the various features that we use. We're a Microsoft Teams company and we use it not only for collaboration and instant messaging, but we also use it as our phone system. We did all of that together, so when we spun up Azure Active Directory, we also spun out Microsoft teams to use as our phones and flipped off of an old PBX system. It's been very useful but the licensing can be complicated when you get into the retail partners and guests. But for the most part, Microsoft has done a good job of explaining the different levels and what we need and has given us the proper licensing. There are no additional fees for Azure Active Directory.

VK
IT Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Consultant
Top 20
2021-05-11T06:54:00Z
11 May 21

The P1 version costs $6 per user per month. If you need the P2 version then it is an extra $3 per month.

MU
IT Senior Consultant and trainer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-04-27T09:42:00Z
27 April 21

For the Czech people, the solution is not cheap, as we are not a rich country. However, for most countries, the product pricing is acceptable.

DM
Product Manager/Architect at a consumer goods company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-04-05T22:12:00Z
05 April 21

If you have a different IdP today, I would take a close look at what your licensing looks like, then reevaluate the licensing that you have with Microsoft 365, and see if you're covered for some of this other stuff. Folks sometimes don't realize that, "Oh, I'm licensed for that service in Azure." This becomes one of those situations where you have the "aha" moment, "Oh, I didn't know we can do that. Alright, let's go down this road." Then, they start to have conversations with Microsoft to see what they can gain. I would recommend that they work closely with their TAM, just to make sure that they are getting the right level of service. They may just not be aware of what is available to them. We look to gain new features when updating licensing. Every time we go to negotiate an enterprise agreement, we are looking at: * What are the benefits? * What are we getting back from Microsoft? They are very good at working with us to get what we are looking for in terms of working on packaging for pricing.

Tom Aafloen - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Security Consultant at Onevinn AB
Consultant
Top 10
2021-04-01T19:10:00Z
01 April 21

With the licensing there are so many features involved, and different features for different licensing levels. Those levels include the free version, as well as Premium P1, Premium P2. My approach with my clients is usually, "What kind of licenses do you have? Okay, let's improve this, because you have it already. You're paying for it already. Why not use it?" The next step is, "These features are included in the licensing you don't have. Do you think it's worth it?" I talk to them, I explain them, and I demonstrate them. They will usually say, "Yeah, we need that one."

MW
Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
Top 20
2021-03-24T13:46:00Z
24 March 21

Make sure that you get the most out of your Office 365 licenses for Azure AD. If you have additional concerns for users who don't have an Office 365 license, consider Azure AD Premium P1 and P2. Be aware that you have to evaluate your license usage beforehand. Consider the usage of Azure AD Premium P1 and P2 when you are not assigning Microsoft or Office 365 licenses. This is really important to get access to good features, like conditional access, privilege identity management, and accessory use.

Martijn Verbrugge - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager Infrastructure & Architecture at BDO Global
Real User
Top 20
2021-03-11T15:27:00Z
11 March 21

MS has a free version of Azure AD as well. So, if you don't do a lot of advanced stuff, then you can use the free version, which is no cost at all because it is underpinning Office 365. Some of the services that I mentioned, like conditional access, privileged identity management, and access reviews, come with a certain premium license per user. We negotiated those license fees in what we call a GEA. This is a global Microsoft contract that we have. So, the pricing seems to be quite fair. If I compare it to its competitors, Azure AD is a lot cheaper. Because Microsoft gives it to you as a SaaS, so there are no infrastructure costs whatsoever that you need to incur. If you use the free version, then it is free. If you use the advanced features (that we use), it is a license fee per user. Premier Support is an added cost, but they do it based on the amount of services that you consume. We don't have it specifically for Azure AD because we run a lot of Microsoft technologies. We have an overall Premier Support contract, which is an additional cost.

SW
Senior Information Technology Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-01-26T15:36:51Z
26 January 21

I think we're on the E3 — I think it was about 35 dollars per user. We may go up to the E5, which includes Project Online and the telecom service in TEAMS. We're in the process of rolling out Office 365 internally. We've had really great feedback that people really like TEAMS and we want to move there. We had a roadmap meeting with Microsoft a few months ago. Some of the more accessible types of things were on the roadmap for the first quarter of this year. I know that Microsoft's working hard at listening to their customers, especially through COVID. Collaboration has changed. They also have military folks, that's why they created the GCC High. Once they got into the GCC high, they're like, "Oh, we need to collaborate a little bit more." So they've been pushing a little bit more on integration. We're not going to have that kind of clout where I am, but where I used to work, we would've.

SW
Senior Information Technology Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-01-23T15:57:58Z
23 January 21

I would say to make sure you have a trusted integration partner or someone on staff that has been through this transition.

MR
Head of IT at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
2020-12-03T17:29:43Z
03 December 20

We are a non-profit organization, so we get good prices from Microsoft for their products. It is working well, but it could be cheaper. For the type of organization we are, it would be good if they could give a little bit more and be more generous like Google, which has completely free services. Microsoft has free versions or web services called Office 365 E1, which is free for use, but we want to have it with more qualified clients.

JP
Security Architect at a hospitality company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
2020-12-01T15:42:08Z
01 December 20

MFA and P2 licenses for two Azures for fully-enabled scenarios and features cost a lot of money. This is where Okta is trying to get the prices down.

Michael Ogunlade - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of enterprise systems at Fidelity Bank Plc
Real User
Top 5
2020-11-04T18:06:55Z
04 November 20

This product is sold as part of the enterprise package and our licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis. You can get it as an add-on and it's not expensive.

DM
Solution architect at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2020-10-23T17:36:10Z
23 October 20

The pricing is really great and Office 365 packages are good. We don't pay for it separately. It's included in our package and the APIs are really great. I'm not sure of the exact cost of Azure. It's a package deal.

Pete Fotopoulos - PeerSpot reviewer
Vice President - Network and Infrastructure at NJA LLC
Real User
Top 20
2020-08-04T07:26:14Z
04 August 20

I don't have any insights into the licensing costs. I'm not a part of the accounting or payment process.

PR
Software Engineer at Cognizant
Real User
2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
28 June 20

Licensing fees are paid on a monthly basis and the cost depends on the number of users. There are no charges in addition to this.

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Janet Staver - PeerSpot reviewer
Tech Blogger
May 31, 2022
If you are like the majority of other companies, you most likely use cloud environments or multi-cloud implementations. Even though cloud computing has become increasingly popular, it introduces security threats such as contract breaches, compliance problems, and APIs that are not secure or are misconfigured. Because most SaaS applications include large amounts of sensitive data, such as credit...
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Community at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 30, 2022
Hi peers, This is our new bi-weekly Community Spotlight that includes recent contributions (questions, articles and discussions) by the PeerSpot community members.  Articles Check the top products and solutions below (selected based on peer reviews) or contribute your own article! Top Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) Solutions Top 8 Data Loss Prevention (DL...
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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
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