Product Comparison

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro vs Passwordstate

Common Comparisons

Overall Score
Administrator Console
User Security Features
Business Features
Pricing
Reporting and Analytics

Summary

Review date: October 22nd 2018

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is a corporate password management service. The service has a primary focus on managing the passwords of a large number of users, with multiple business features and admin controls. This service is primarily aimed at large enterprises and has many more features than a lot of competitor services. The service works by storing all of a company’s password in a secure vault, which is accessed by end users to manage their passwords. ManageEngine operates in the cloud, but also offers an on-premise solution.

Benefits of ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

  • Full Active Directory integration
  • Automatic password refresh, saving IT departments money
  • Browser extension allowing end users to auto-fill their passwords works well
  • Comprehensive auditing and reporting tools
  • On-premise option for companies who would prefer their passwords are stored locally
  • Full range of security and Password policies
  • Reliable and secure service
  • Mobile Access offered
  • Great range of user security options, including multi-factor authentication, and automatic secure password generation

What you should know about ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

  • Slightly less easy to use password management portal for end users than more consumer orientated competitors
  • Highly configurable, so will require more admin time to set up than competitor products, but more features overall
  • Administrators report that the product is as ‘good as the effort you put in’ to configure it
  • End users cannot manually reset their master password

Expert Insights Verdict on ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is perfect for large corporate environments that require business password management. The admin console is not the easiest to use but offers a huge amount of granular policies and features which increase the overall security of organisations and makes it easier for companies to manage their users. The reporting and analytics are also detailed and comprehensive, making it easy for admins to see who has access to accounts, why and when, as well as much more. The end user experience is not as seamless as competitors like LastPass, but they have a more consumer focus, so that is to be expected. This service is more targeted at admins and enterprises who need detailed auditing. That said, the end user experience is by no means poor, and customers have reported it does the job of looking after their passwords well, without compromising on auto-log ins.

Expert Insights would recommend the Password Manager Pro service to large organisations who require detailed auditing and granular admin controls.

Overall Score
Administrator Console
User Security Features
Business Features
Pricing
Reporting and Analytics

Summary

Review date: October 22nd 2018

Click Studio’s PasswordState is a business password management tool which is hosted on premise. It works in the same way as cloud-based business password management tools, with encrypted passwords being stored in a secure repository, which can be accessed by end users via browser extensions, a desktop app and a mobile app. PasswordState is free for very small teams of five people or less and is a cost effective solution without compromising on security and features.

Benefits of Password State

  • Granular security policies to fine tune the service to your organisation’s needs
  • Great compliance features with over 100 audit events and real time alerting, 34 pre-defined reports
  • Role based access and password sharing
  • Application programming interface allows users to write their own scripts to augment the service
  • Simple to use interface for end users, with auto-fill functionality
  • Easy to implement
  • Supports two factor authentications
  • AD integration
  • Automatic password resets
  • Excellent customer support, which will help users add features they need
  • Cheaper than competitors like Thycotic, with higher levels of customer satisfaction

What you should know about Password State

  • Support based in Australian headquarters
  • User interface is less streamlined than consumer focussed competitors like LastPass and DashLane
  • Only available as a on-premise solution

Expert Insights Verdict on Passwordstate

PasswordState is a great business password management solution, offering high protection, great features and cost-effective pricing. Customer satisfaction is extremely high for this service, and it’s not difficult to see why admin’s like it. The service has a range of granular security features, and customers report than the customer service is phenomenal, being happy and quick to implement features than users need. It has a range of good user security features like two factor authentication, and AD integration to make end users lives easier. Customers report than deployment is easy but being an on-premise solution it will naturally take more time to set up than cloud based alternatives. The UI may not be as end user friendly as competitors like LastPass, who are focussed on end user ease of use, but the functionality for admins and businesses outshine them.

Expert Insights would recommend PasswordState to businesses looking for a great business password management service with a range of business features and top-notch customer support. We’d especially recommend them to small teams who want an on-premise solution to password management.

Overall Score
Administrator Console
User Security Features
Business Features
Pricing
Reporting and Analytics

Summary

Review date: October 22nd 2018

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is a corporate password management service. The service has a primary focus on managing the passwords of a large number of users, with multiple business features and admin controls. This service is primarily aimed at large enterprises and has many more features than a lot of competitor services. The service works by storing all of a company’s password in a secure vault, which is accessed by end users to manage their passwords. ManageEngine operates in the cloud, but also offers an on-premise solution.

Benefits of ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

  • Full Active Directory integration
  • Automatic password refresh, saving IT departments money
  • Browser extension allowing end users to auto-fill their passwords works well
  • Comprehensive auditing and reporting tools
  • On-premise option for companies who would prefer their passwords are stored locally
  • Full range of security and Password policies
  • Reliable and secure service
  • Mobile Access offered
  • Great range of user security options, including multi-factor authentication, and automatic secure password generation

What you should know about ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

  • Slightly less easy to use password management portal for end users than more consumer orientated competitors
  • Highly configurable, so will require more admin time to set up than competitor products, but more features overall
  • Administrators report that the product is as ‘good as the effort you put in’ to configure it
  • End users cannot manually reset their master password

Expert Insights Verdict on ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is perfect for large corporate environments that require business password management. The admin console is not the easiest to use but offers a huge amount of granular policies and features which increase the overall security of organisations and makes it easier for companies to manage their users. The reporting and analytics are also detailed and comprehensive, making it easy for admins to see who has access to accounts, why and when, as well as much more. The end user experience is not as seamless as competitors like LastPass, but they have a more consumer focus, so that is to be expected. This service is more targeted at admins and enterprises who need detailed auditing. That said, the end user experience is by no means poor, and customers have reported it does the job of looking after their passwords well, without compromising on auto-log ins.

Expert Insights would recommend the Password Manager Pro service to large organisations who require detailed auditing and granular admin controls.

Overall Score
Administrator Console
User Security Features
Business Features
Pricing
Reporting and Analytics

Summary

Review date: October 22nd 2018

Click Studio’s PasswordState is a business password management tool which is hosted on premise. It works in the same way as cloud-based business password management tools, with encrypted passwords being stored in a secure repository, which can be accessed by end users via browser extensions, a desktop app and a mobile app. PasswordState is free for very small teams of five people or less and is a cost effective solution without compromising on security and features.

Benefits of Password State

  • Granular security policies to fine tune the service to your organisation’s needs
  • Great compliance features with over 100 audit events and real time alerting, 34 pre-defined reports
  • Role based access and password sharing
  • Application programming interface allows users to write their own scripts to augment the service
  • Simple to use interface for end users, with auto-fill functionality
  • Easy to implement
  • Supports two factor authentications
  • AD integration
  • Automatic password resets
  • Excellent customer support, which will help users add features they need
  • Cheaper than competitors like Thycotic, with higher levels of customer satisfaction

What you should know about Password State

  • Support based in Australian headquarters
  • User interface is less streamlined than consumer focussed competitors like LastPass and DashLane
  • Only available as a on-premise solution

Expert Insights Verdict on Passwordstate

PasswordState is a great business password management solution, offering high protection, great features and cost-effective pricing. Customer satisfaction is extremely high for this service, and it’s not difficult to see why admin’s like it. The service has a range of granular security features, and customers report than the customer service is phenomenal, being happy and quick to implement features than users need. It has a range of good user security features like two factor authentication, and AD integration to make end users lives easier. Customers report than deployment is easy but being an on-premise solution it will naturally take more time to set up than cloud based alternatives. The UI may not be as end user friendly as competitors like LastPass, who are focussed on end user ease of use, but the functionality for admins and businesses outshine them.

Expert Insights would recommend PasswordState to businesses looking for a great business password management service with a range of business features and top-notch customer support. We’d especially recommend them to small teams who want an on-premise solution to password management.