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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito is great for small, internal tools and for integrating with Amazon's serverless products. I would review its features very carefully if I were considering it for a larger, public-facing application because I believe that migrating off of Cognito would be problematic. Cognito is great for internal tools; for example, it has allowed our data scientists to build annotation tools with managed user pools without requiring engineering support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

Ping Identity Platform is well suited for high-security applications that need to have secure data. It also ensures that no other user, other than you, can log in as you receive the verification code/call on your email or phone. Unless you confirm the user cannot log in, and hence it is very secure.
Ram Nair | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
8.4
ID-Management Access Control
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
9.0
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
9.0
Multi-Factor Authentication
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
9.0
Password Management
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
8.0
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
8.0
ID Management Workflow Automation
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
8.0
ID Risk Management
Amazon Cognito
Ping Identity Platform
8.0

Pros

Amazon Cognito

  • It is really easy to set up signup and sign-in for mobile and web applications which makes overall development faster, helps focus more on business.
  • It supports multi factor authentication and standard encryption algorithm. This helps tighten the security without investing a lot of time.
  • It supports access management via Oauth 2.0 which makes authorization job easy.
  • User can use Google, Facebook and Microsoft AD services for sign-in purpose helps reducing user efforts to register or signup within the application.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

  • Multiplatform
  • Ease of use
  • On line/off line access.
Orlando Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Cognito

  • Maybe they can improve more on the grouping part.
  • All the users come under the same Cognito User Pool. If the IAM can be restricted to per group level of User Pools, then that would be really helpful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

  • I believe it is very secure & not sure if it needs any improvement as such
  • Only suggestion would be it should not ask users to re-confirm if the session is still active
Ram Nair | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It is easy to configure, scale and integrate. However, the documentation is a bit confusing. Summing them up, I will go for 8 out of 10.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

Ping Identity Platform 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The Ping Identity Platform is very easy to use. It is highly secured and reliable. The customer support is superb as well. I would highly recommend it.
Ram Nair | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Cognito

Firebase is the best for mobile environments while Cognito is best used with the Amazon ecosystem
Miguel Angel Merino Vega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

Two-way authentication and ease of use. I've used several applications that just email a link but never ask for a verification code. By entering the verification code you are sure that the site is safe, secured, and reliable. Using Ping, we can ensure no one other than you will access the application using your credential as you can log in only after you confirm using the verification code that you receive on your personal email or device.
Ram Nair | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Cognito

  • Amazon Cognito has had a positive impact on our business by allowing us to develop services that require user sign-up and sign-in more rapidly. Not only do we not need to build or maintain these features, but Cognito's implementation is also better than what we would be justified in building ourselves.
  • Amazon Cognito makes user management easy. This reduces the time we have to spend supporting users. Non-technical product managers can even use the AWS Console to manage users without requiring support from developers.
  • Amazon Cognito is likely more secure than what would be built in-house; a portion of our attack surface is now managed by Amazon.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Ping Identity Platform

  • Avoid information theft by ensuring the user truly has legit access to it.
Orlando Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Cognito

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Ping Identity Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Cognito
7.7
Ping Identity Platform
9.2

Support Rating

Amazon Cognito
8.0
Ping Identity Platform
9.0

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