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Michael M
Real User
Manager at IDAZCO
Oct 17 2017

What is most valuable?

I implemented the use of authentication workflow entirely on the client side (S.P.A./Single Page Application). This gives the client app a JWT and makes the infrastructure a lot easier to manage in a distributed way since I don't need to track user sessions on the servers anymore. Now, I simply use… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are now able to dockerize stateless containers quote easily. A typical solution for managing session data is to put it into a database, but now we don't need to do that either. Auth0 essentially acts as the database backend. However, unlike regular session management through a database, whereby… more»

What needs improvement?

The documentation and getting started guide is excellent for JWT and client-side authentication. However, I think they can do a better job in explaining what you're supposed to do next in order to correctly follow an idiomatic approach to using the solution beyond simply passing a JWT token to a… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used regular OAuth in conjunction with our own database for people without social accounts. This is much better because everything is wrapped and normalized through one service. It even supports non-OAuth solutions such as Active Directory and LDAP which is good.
Consultant
Digital VP, Associate Principal at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
Sep 12 2016

What is most valuable?

Social media integration: Auth0 supports over 30 social logins with support for the major ones such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. Besides the 30 or so out-of-the-box providers, Auth0 also allows… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables the concept of identity management.

What needs improvement?

The feature improvement I would like to see in Auth0 is around authorization. They can borrow Stormpath's (their primary competitor) notion of groups and organizations built-in on their API. Currently… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I did not previously use a different solution.

What other advice do I have?

Be specific about the number of users, number of transactions, and the amount of data to be transferred. Share your user journey with Auth0 up front. Jointly problem-solve on how best to minimize the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product, I also evaluated Stormpath.

What is Auth0?

You can easily and quickly connect your apps, choose identity providers, add users, set up rules, customize your login page and access analytics from your Auth0 dashboard. It really is identity made simple for developers.
Auth0 customers
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