IBM Cloud App ID Reviews

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ANDREY SHOBANOV profile photo
Score 8 out of 10
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IBM Cloud App ID is used to implement SSO between web applications deployed and running in IBM Cloud and IBM Connections running on-premise. App ID addresses the following business problem: it enables a web application to be used only by users authorized by company's LDAP server. Only authorized users can access the web application running in IBM Cloud.
  • Ease of use and configuration
  • Free App ID instance available for evaluation
  • Stability and availablility (no incidents so far)
  • Documentation can be improved
IBM Cloud AppId is well suited to add authentication to applications running in IBM Cloud with minimal development effort.
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Srinivas gannu profile photo
Score 9 out of 10
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It is used across the organization for SSO authentication for cloud applications.
  • Easy to set-up.
  • Saves a lot of time that otherwise would be spent setting up and using the SSO SAM login.
  • Secured, as we don't need to expose any of the SAM security credentials.
  • Login/logout set-up in the application is easy and smooth.
  • Straight forward examples in different programming languages like JS/node, Java and others would help developers set-up applications faster.
The single sign-on with SAM is very useful. It is great for securing applications.
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Score 8 out of 10
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My company uses IBM Cloud App ID as a way to add authentication, secure our backend and APIs and manage the access controls and user data for our mobile and web apps. I was involved in developing mobile apps to aid our organization's research efforts. IBM Cloud App ID has allowed us to have a much easier time to set up identity management and get our participants involved with the research.
  • Seamless integration.
  • Fast set-up.
  • Easy user access control.
  • Requires buy-in into the ecosystem.
  • Cloud subscription.
  • Initial learning curve.
IBM Cloud App ID is well suited if you are part of the IBM Cloud ecosystem. When we built our mobile apps with IBM Cloud App ID, it made integration and registration of users rather painless. This is something good for researchers as we can easily get access to our testers and have them using the tools.
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Score 7 out of 10
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We offer digital transformation solutions to our customers in key geographies and being an IBM business partner, we recommend IBM products to our customers. In fact, we were one of the early adopters of IBM Cloud (then Bluemix). We have used App ID for internal mobile applications. We use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in many of our solutions and with App ID it is easy for us to use MFA. Deployment is quite fast and deployment across channels is easy.
  • MFA- multi factor authentication
  • Session
  • Ease of use
  • HSM integration
  • RSA integration
Well-suited to financial applications mainly with retail and payments.
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Score 8 out of 10
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IBM App ID is being used by the development team for App to API authentication to solve lack of security at in-between points. Using IBM App ID is helping to create a stronger, secure connection between our API and the app we are developing.
  • The app is easy to use and navigate
  • The app enhances security greatly
  • IBM App ID is incredibly reliable and has yet to fail while utilizing it in my team's course of app development
  • The cost is a bit heavier than anticipated or wanted
  • Higher availability to scale solutions
IBM App ID is well-suited in scenarios where you need to enhance security and authentication, email/password verification, and SDKs. For example, if you are developing an application that will require logins - IBM App ID will be incredibly useful in the authentication of that information. Additionally, when developing using this, the API guides are thoughtful and concise to provide a plethora of helpful tips and information to properly use it.
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February 14, 2019

IBM App ID for mobile dev

Score 7 out of 10
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We use it to authenticate our mobile apps. Mostly to get social media login support.
  • Easy to use for less technical and newer developers.
  • Good integration with Facebook and Twitter.
  • Secure interface.
  • Sometimes non-intuitive interface.
  • Help doc could be better.
We’ve used it mostly for mobile apps with good success.
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IBM Cloud App ID Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

ID-Management Access Control (6)
7.2
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO) (6)
7.6
Multi-Factor Authentication (4)
7.5
Password Management (6)
7.2
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning (4)
7.5
ID Management Workflow Automation (3)
7.0
ID Risk Management (4)
6.3

About IBM Cloud App ID

IBM Cloud App ID helps developers who are not security experts to easily add authentication to their apps, and protect their APIs and app back-ends running on IBM Cloud.

Developers can add a variety of login-in types:
  • Email or username and password
  • Enterprise
  • Social
App ID includes a cloud user repository to on-board new users, so they can log-in with email/username & passwords, with pre-built self-service workflows (password reset, email validation etc.) App ID also manages user specific data that developers can use to build personalized app experiences.

Additional documentation, pricing, tutorial, and support information.

IBM Cloud App ID Video

IBM Cloud App ID Supported Products

IBM API Connect, IBM Cloud Functions, IBM Kubernetes Service, IBM Developer Experience Dashboard

IBM Cloud App ID Competitors

Google Firebase, Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C, AWS Cognito

IBM Cloud App ID Availability

Geography:Available in the following IBM Cloud Regions: US South, Sydney, Germany, United Kingdom
Supported Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese/Brazil, Spanish, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional