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Pros
"The security provided is very enhanced and it does a great job of keeping passwords safe."

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"The most valuable feature is session monitoring.""The GUI interface is well-designed and user-friendly.""I find it really easy and computer confident, and the experience with the product is really good. Additionally, customizations are easy.""What I like best about this product is the interface.""I like the one-way hash, as well as the ability to store it in the cloud and access it from anywhere.""I have found the password management and the secret management features to be the most valuable. Our customers find its ease of integration and the use of power shells really attractive.""I like that it is Windows-based. It is good that primarily, it is not an appliance. Some of the other applications in the space, such as a Quest Software CPAM or a Safeguard, are appliances, so you can't deploy the ends of them. With Thycotic, you can either install your Temporal Protection module physically in the VM host, or you can use BouncyCastle for high-security module capabilities.""The surveillance is most valuable."

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Cons
"It's a pretty technical solution. It's designed for more technical people."

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"Having more detailed reporting would improve this solution.""When working with larger enterprises Thycotic Secret Server becomes a little cumbersome to work with because they do not allow as much flexibility as some of the other competitors, such as CyberArk. Thycotic Secret Server could improve by being more flexible when it comes to customization, and increase the number of API integrations.""There could be tweaks here and there. For example, instead of going to one main function to do this and another main function to do that, the solution could remap the user interface so that a person only has to go through one function. The way that function branches off should make a bit more sense.""We always ask for partner enablement, which is more like a soft requirement rather than a product requirement. It would be great if they can provide us deeper knowledge of their products for integration.""One thing that I wish they would do is to have a Kubernetes or container-based deployment supported, but they're not quite there yet. Containerization or support for containerization would be fantastic.""The initial setup and deployment can be cumbersome. It's not an easy process.""In terms of what could be improved, the whole thing with distributed engines, et cetera, is a little bit tricky.""Improvements are needed in session management, behavioral analytics, and the reporting segment."

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  • "The price of this solution is good."
  • "The pricing is standard in this business and we have no complaints about it."
  • "Its price is okay. We don't compete on pricing. We seldom use price to win over our competitors. We prefer it this way because if we can sustain the price, we make more margin as well. We don't want the price to go down to the bottom where despite the win, there's no margin at all."
  • "Secret Server is expensive when compared to the cost to some alternatives."
  • "There are different plans and additional licensing costs that can be instituted for add-ons."
  • "There is an annual license fee per user and the price is fair."
  • "It is very expensive, and its price should be lower."
  • "Pricing is comparable to competing products."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    The security provided is very enhanced and it does a great job of keeping passwords safe.
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    Sometimes the person who doesn't actually use those passwords becomes responsible for the password. You find passwords belonging to one person, and then everybody else has to ask for passwords from… more »
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    We primarily use the solution as a password vault. We use it mostly for privileged accounts. It's more for administrator application passwords. We don't use it for personal accounts. We use it for… more »
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    I have found most valuable the automatic scheduled password rotation and remote desktop monitoring. Additionally, the documentation is readily available and easy to find and the dashboard is… more »
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    There is an annual license fee per user and the price is fair.
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    I would like to see scheduled reports in a future release.
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    Password Manager Pro
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    Overview

    Password Manager Pro is a secure vault for storing and managing shared sensitive information such as passwords, documents and digital identities of enterprises.

    Secret Server is a fully-featured Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution available both on premise and in the cloud. It empowers security and IT ops teams to secure and manage all types of privileged accounts and offers the fastest time to value of any PAM solution.

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    Sample Customers
    Australian Catholic University
    Secure-24, University of San Diego, International Rescue Committee, San Francisco Ballet, Perkins Coie, University of San Diego, D.S.S. Limited, Turbo's Hoet, Eclipse Computing, Cathay Bank, Stellarise, J&R Consulting
    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company28%
    Government6%
    Energy/Utilities Company4%
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    Computer Software Company38%
    University13%
    Consumer Goods Company13%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Government6%
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    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise33%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Thycotic, CyberArk and others in Enterprise Password Managers. Updated: January 2022.
    564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is ranked 8th in Enterprise Password Managers with 1 review while Thycotic Secret Server is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Password Managers with 15 reviews. ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is rated 9.0, while Thycotic Secret Server is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Password Manager Pro writes "Easy to use with good documentation and excellent password security". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Thycotic Secret Server writes "Excellent access management that can serve very large networks". ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is most compared with Microsoft Azure Key Vault, CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, HashiCorp Vault, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator and WALLIX Bastion, whereas Thycotic Secret Server is most compared with CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Microsoft Azure Key Vault, HashiCorp Vault, BeyondTrust Endpoint Privilege Management and One Identity Manager.

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