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Find out what your peers are saying about Nexus Argus Authentication Server vs. Symantec Siteminder and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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"The licensing is fair for this solution.""Symantec Siteminder is expensive; they could definitely do better on the price."

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Top Answer: Clients need to pay for a partial license and a subscription license. The pricing is a bit high and they could make it more competitive.
Top Answer: The performance could be better. The support could be faster. Sometimes when your customer has a legacy application and they want to make a single sign-on, you cannot do it with SiteMinder. The… more »
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Also Known As
Argus Authentication Server
Single Sign-On, SiteMinder, CA SSO, Layer7 SiteMinder
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Overview

Nexus Argus Authentication Server is a versatile, flexible and cost-efficient single sign-on access solution for web applications. The product name “Argus” refers to the mythological figure with one hundred eyes engaged by a goddess to guard a holy present. Analogously, Nexus Argus is the watcher of organizations’ valuable information accessible over the web. Nexus Argus combines best-of-breed security features with novel technologies for easy integration and user-friendliness

Symantec® SiteMinder is designed to secure the modern enterprise through a unified access management platform that applies the appropriate authentication mechanism to positively identify users; provides single sign-on and identity federation for seamless access to any application; enforces granular security policies to stop unauthorized access to sensitive resources; and monitors and manages the entire user session to prevent session hijacking. Finally, Symantec SiteMinder is battle-tested and has been deployed in the largest IT environments in the world.

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Sample Customers
Swedbank
British Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm41%
Insurance Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company10%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise92%

Nexus Argus Authentication Server is ranked 7th in Web Access Management while Symantec Siteminder is ranked 1st in Web Access Management with 5 reviews. Nexus Argus Authentication Server is rated 0.0, while Symantec Siteminder is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Siteminder writes "Easy to implement and customize and very stable". Nexus Argus Authentication Server is most compared with , whereas Symantec Siteminder is most compared with Okta Workforce Identity, PingID, Azure Active Directory, PingAccess and ForgeRock.

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