Forefront Identity Vs Crossmatch

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 26, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Forefront Identity or Crossmatch?

Crossmatch is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Forefront Identity, Forefront Identity is rated higher (81/100) than Crossmatch (62/100). Forefront Identity offers more features (3) to their users than Crossmatch (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Forefront Identity!

Looking for the right Autentication and Identity Access solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Microsoft compares with Crossmatch?

Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues.

Crossmatch: Crossmatch helps organizations solve their identity management challenges through biometrics. We assist governments, law enforcement agencies, banks, retailers and other enterprises mitigate risk, drive productivity and improve service levels. Our solutions are built on consultative expertise, refined best practices and the application of advanced ...

Who's more expensive? Forefront Identity or Crossmatch?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Autentication and Identity Access software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Forefront Identity and Crossmatch.

Forefront Identity price starts at $8.75 per year , on a scale between 1 to 10 Forefront Identity Manager is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Autentication and Identity Access software. Crossmatch price starts at $15,000 per license , when comparing Crossmatch to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Autentication and Identity Access software cost.

Bottom line:Crossmatch is more expensive than Forefront Identity.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Forefront Identity Vs. Crossmatch based on some of the most important and required Autentication and Identity Access features. Forefront Identity: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. Crossmatch: We are still working to collect the list of features for Crossmatch.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include individual as well as corporate users. and Crossmatch's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Forefront Identity

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $8.75 per year

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager is an identity management solution for personal and commercial use. The software provides protection for the digital identities of users in enterprise computer systems. It w...

Categories: Autentication and Identity Access.

Crossmatch

ITQlick rating
(3.6/5)

starts at $15,000 per license

Crossmatch is a leading cloud-based Security software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Crossmatch received a rating of 3.6 from ITQlick team. The software cost is considered ave...

Categories: Security.

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Forefront Identity: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Crossmatch: 0 Features

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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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Forefront
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
81/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$8.75 per year
Functionality
4
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Crossmatch
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$15,000 per license
Functionality
3
Ping
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$28 per user/year
Functionality
3
Review
Varonis
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$17,000 per license
Functionality
3
Gigya
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
9.4/10
License pricing
$45,000 per year
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.