Varonis Vs Forefront Identity

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 26, 2021

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

Forefront Identity is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Varonis, Varonis is rated higher (87/100) than Forefront Identity (81/100). Forefront Identity offers more features (3) to their users than Varonis (0).

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 Varonis compares with Microsoft?

Varonis: Varonis is the foremost innovator and provider of access, governance, and retention solutions for human-generated data, the fastest-growing and most sensitive class of digital information. Based on patented technology and a highly accurate analytics engine, Varonis solutions give organizations total visibility and control over their data, e...

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.

Who's more expensive? Varonis or Forefront Identity Manager?

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 Varonis and Forefront Identity Manager.

Varonis price starts at $17,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Varonis is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Autentication and Identity Access software. Forefront Identity Manager price starts at $8.75 per year , when comparing Forefront Identity Manager to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Autentication and Identity Access software cost.

Bottom line: Varonis cost is around the same cost of Forefront Identity Manager.

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 Varonis Vs. Forefront Identity based on some of the most important and required Autentication and Identity Access features. Varonis: We are still working to collect the list of features for Varonis. Forefront Identity Manager: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Varonis's typical customers include: Medium and large size businesses, Customers of the software include individual as well as corporate users.

Varonis

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $17,000 per license

Varonis is a trending cloud-based Security software, it is designed to support medium and large size business. Varonis received a rating of 4 from ITQlick team. The software cost is considered affordable (2.1/...

Categories: Computer Security, Data Protection, Network Security.

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.

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Varonis: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Forefront Identity Manager: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
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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Varonis
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$17,000 per license
Functionality
3
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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
Ping
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$28 per user/year
Functionality
3
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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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Dashlane
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
81/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$2.49 per user/month
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.