Axents access-control application provides secure and flexible control over access to a businesss Web and intranet content without requiring tight integration with a companys Web servers.
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // A business can get up and running with Webthority faster than with most rival access-control tools, making it possible to quickly protect potentially sensitive content.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Webthoritys centralized approach simplifies implementation but may be a liability for dealing with newer content that has more components, especially Extensible Markup Language.
Provides access control for any Web-based content; supports many authentication mechanisms.
Limited personalization capabilities; nonintuitive interface; hierarchical roles cannot be created for user access.
Axent Technologies Inc., Rockville, Md.; (888) 442-9368; www.axent.com
USABILITY - C
CAPABILITY - B
PERFORMANCE - B
INTEROPERABILITY - A
MANAGEABILITY - B