Amazon Cognito vs. One Identity Identity Manager

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Amazon Cognito
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
Amazon Cognito is a mobile identity product that allows users to add user sign-up and sign-in to mobile and web apps, and authenticate users through social identity providers.
$0.01
Per MAU
One Identity Identity Manager
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
One Identity, a division of Quest, offers an identity management, governance, and privileged access solution via Identity Manager, a tool to mitigate risk, secure data, meet uptime requirements and satisfy compliance by giving users access to data and applications they need and nothing more.N/A
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Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
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Starting Price
$0.01
Per MAU
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
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Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
Small Businesses
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Medium-sized Companies
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Enterprises
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User Ratings
Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(15 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Amazon CognitoOne Identity Identity Manager
Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
Well Suited
  1. B2C mobile and web apps with a high number of users.
  2. Cheaper and cost-effective.
  3. If the other pieces of the infra are already using AWS services like Lambda, S3, Pinpoint, etc.
Not Suited For:
  1. Advanced use-cases (Biometrics based authentication) Email, and other MFA channels.
  2. For any use-cases needing SCIM.
  3. Customized flows of SSO, and MFA will need a layer on Lambda and other AWS services.
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One Identity, by Quest
Well-suited: Companies with .NET or windows technology as a core. Companies with AD as main Directory Services Less appropriate: Companies with lot UNIX boxes Companies looking to support applications with many different connectors.
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Strong integration with React.js and client-side applications
  • Easy to bridge Cognito identities with the rest of the AWS ecosystem
  • Easy to store user profile data directly in Cognito rather than having to build additional services/endpoints
  • Easy integration with AWS Lambda to extend and add sophistication to the service
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One Identity, by Quest
  • Audit Trace History: Out of the box enables important field to trace and give you flexibility to expand them thru configuration settings.
  • Provisioning to Active Directory: Synchronization Editor gives you flexibility to define what and when needs to be on sync.
  • Web Portal: Latest version is more user friendly and support mobile devices.
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • Amazon Cognito has a bit of a learning curve. You need to learn its concepts and terminology. The documentation does not describe some topics comprehensively.
  • Some Console screens would benefit from improved search and filtering options.
  • When another AWS product (e.g., SageMaker) configures Cognito on your behalf, it is not clear what you're getting. For example, the expiration of a temporary password was configured but never communicated.
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One Identity, by Quest
  • Web Designer: Hard to implement a new form from scratch.
  • Rest API: Make more methods available.
  • Connector: More connectors required like SNOW, Workday,etc.
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Usability
Amazon AWS
All the features AWS Cognito offers gives the user the options they need without making it too complicated. Your customers will be happy. On the administration site usability is also great. After a small learning curve, you can setup Cognito for your usage
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One Identity, by Quest
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Support Rating
Amazon AWS
AWS Support overall is poor. Your main resources are trainings and the docs, and the docs can be very confusing. Using Cognito well involves having a developer learn it deeply and help support your team in understanding it. That said, Cognito's competitors also have dismal support and even worse documentation, so while this isn't a strength for Cognito it may still be the frontrunner here.
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One Identity, by Quest
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Alternatives Considered
Amazon AWS
They are ideal tools to create a secure and unique login experience for our applications. Thanks to its API authorization, Amazon Cognito ensures connections to applications that are secure.It is easy to use and provides easy access to files and applications that you need to complete your goal.
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One Identity, by Quest
Selected due windows base technology, easy to deploy and AD connector.
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • ROI is great for Amazon Cognito Overall.
  • It is included in the AWS Free Tier so you can use it for a good amount without paying, so the software can be tested beforehand.
  • The paid pricing is also affordable, so a positive impact on ROI.
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One Identity, by Quest
  • Positive impact because we now disable users immediately from the authoritative source.
  • Positive impact due our integration with EPIC.
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