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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Cognito

If you're already using AWS, there's no reason why you should implement your own password authentication or OAuth flows when you can use Cognito instead. It solves that work for you astoundingly well. You might be tempted by a tool like Okta for OAuth flows, but unless you already have a hard dependency on it then you should go with Cognito instead. It's much lighter weight, and it's much more pleasant to extend it with lambdas.
If you don't have any AWS in your stack, or it's very very important to you to stay platform-independent for your login flows, then those are reasons to avoid Cognito.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

Transmit Security hides nicely in the taskbar until needed. It works behind the scenes. It is seamlessly integrated into the Macs functionality. Transmit Security has helped us keep our systems secure while helping make our job easier all round. We would not change it for anything else now. It is our go-to FTP client.
Kevin O'Grady | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Amazon Cognito

  • Amazon Cognito allows you to build multi-factor authentication with a few clicks.
  • Cognito supports sign-in with social identity providers like Facebook and Google.
  • It is easy to manage Cognito users through the Console.
  • It is easy to customize sign-up and sign-in workflows by integrating with AWS Lambda.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

  • Designed to work seamlessly with the Mac
  • Keep security as a top priority
  • Simple drag and drop functionality
Kevin O'Grady | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Cognito

  • As such I do not find any major things as cons. However they can improve the documentation.
  • Sometimes additional customisation increases complexity. Most of those advanced features are not used frequently.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

  • Updates were not happening as often, but that could be because they were not needed.
  • Some settings were being lost and had to be re-entered, but that has since been resolved.
  • Interface has improved tremendously since first it launched.
Kevin O'Grady | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito 8.0
Based on 2 answers
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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

No score
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Support Rating

Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito 7.3
Based on 3 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

Transmit Security 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It has seldom been we needed any support with Transmit Security, but when we did, they were on it. We got help in minutes rather than hours or days like other suppliers in this marketplace. Indeed, their support convinced us in the beginning that we had made the right decision.
Kevin O'Grady | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Cognito

When compared to Okta, I would say Cognito is still not up to pace with Okta. However, I guess they are constantly updating their features and will soon come with the new features. I would say Cogntio provides a better interface than Azure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Transmit Security

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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

Transmit Security

  • Saved us time with remote connections
  • Keeps our data secure
  • It helps us maintain our customer's information in the highest confidence.
Kevin O'Grady | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Cognito

General

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

Amazon Cognito Editions & Modules

Edition
Starting Price$0.011
  1. Per MAU
Additional Pricing Details

Transmit Security

General

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

Transmit Security Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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