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"The aspect of Aruba ClearPass that I like most is that it has a lot of options, it is very versatile.""We find that at the end of the projects we manage, all functionalities perform quite well. We've tested it a lot and find it to be overall a very good solution.""The most valuable feature is flexibility as it supports solutions from multiple vendors.""It's very easy to access support and the documentation is self-explanatory.""The interface is very easy to use and the workflow is quite straightforward.""A mature and functional product."

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"The most valuable features are two-factor authentication and real-time logon monitoring."

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Cons
"In the future, I would like to see plugins for AI and machine learning.""The licensing model could be improved.""The interface could be made easier and more intuitive.""The solution needs to upgrade its user interface. Right now, it's not so user friendly, and it's an aspect that my clients' wish was improved upon.""The initial setup was quite complex, it is not that easy.""Some functions could be improved."

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"The product and service are already great as it is but if I could add one feature, I guess it would be nice to have another factor of authentication (two additional factors) like your phone and a token for example, for when people forget their phone at home."

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  • "The pricing is not bad and everything is included."
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  • "You will be hard-pressed to find better pricing."
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    Aruba ClearPass is a Network Access Control tool that gives secure network access to multiple device types. You can adapt the policies to VPN access, wired, or wireless access. You can… more »
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    Hi, The NAC can operate without the 802.1x mechanism on the switch side. Also, I think you are making a very wrong comparison on the basis of the class it belongs to(FortiNac vs FortiAuthenticator).… more »
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    Overview

    ClearPass Policy Manager provides secure network access in a world made up of mobile and IoT devices. It features ultra-scalable AAA with RADIUS and uses contextual data based on every user and device to enforce adaptive policies for wireless, wired or VPN access. 

    Two Factor Authentication & Access Management for Windows Active Directory.

    UserLock helps administrators to manage and secure access for every user, without obstructing employees or frustrating IT.

    Two Factor Authentication on Windows logon, RDP, IIS and VPN connections. UserLock supports 2FA using authenticator applications which include Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator and LastPass Authenticator, or programmable hardware tokens such as YubiKey and Token2.

    Single Sign-On: Secure and frictionless access to Microsoft 365 and other Cloud Applications, using on-premise Active Directory credentials.

    Access Restrictions: Using the contextual information around a user’s logon, UserLock will authorize, deny or limit how a user can access the network, once authenticated.

    Access Monitoring: Track and alert on all users’ logon and logoff activity in real-time. Interact remotely with any session and respond to login behavior. 

    Access Auditing: Record and report on all user connection events to provide a central audit across the whole network.

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    Sample Customers
    Consulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities
    Barclays, US Department of Justice, National Bank of Kuwait, Turkish Aerospace, New York Albany School District, Regtransfers, University of Kent, Camden City School District, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Bank of Cyprus, Detran-PE: Pernambuco State Traffic Department
    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider25%
    Energy/Utilities Company19%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    University13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government7%
    Retailer5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government11%
    Healthcare Company5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    Aruba ClearPass is ranked 3rd in Network Access Control (NAC) with 6 reviews while UserLock is ranked 9th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. Aruba ClearPass is rated 8.6, while UserLock is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Aruba ClearPass writes "Excellent for securing local networks, very stable, and easily scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UserLock writes "Affordable, easy to use, and integrates well with Active Directory". Aruba ClearPass is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Forescout Platform, Fortinet FortiNAC, Ruckus Cloudpath and Genian NAC, whereas UserLock is most compared with Duo Security, Azure Active Directory, NEVIS nevisAuth, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator and CyberArk Privileged Access Manager.

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