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"It could be a bit too pricey for small companies. Okta Workforce Identity can add a lot of benefits, but smaller companies may not have a lot of applications that need to be managed by Okta Workforce Identity. In larger organizations, there are more departments, applications, and users to manage. Okta Workforce Identity adds a bit more value to those bigger organizations. In addition to standard licensing fees, there are also additional costs for things""License is around US$20,000 annually.""I believe it competes well. The pricing is pretty competitive. I know that Microsoft also provides something similar with its MFA and identity services.""It is costly for large companies.""The price of this product could be lower."

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Top Answer: Its simplicity and its integration with various vendor-agnostic platforms are the most valuable features.
Top Answer: I believe it competes well. The pricing is pretty competitive. I know that Microsoft also provides something similar with its MFA and identity services.
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out of 28 in Access Management
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Amazon Cognito is a simple user identity and data synchronization service that helps you securely manage and synchronize app data for your users across their mobile devices. You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline. With Amazon Cognito, you can save any kind of data in the AWS Cloud, such as app preferences or game state, without writing any backend code or managing any infrastructure. This means you can focus on creating great app experiences instead of having to worry about building and managing a backend solution to handle identity management, network state, storage, and sync.

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance. Okta is an on-demand identity and access management service for web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall.

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Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Box, Groupon, National Geographic, Western Union, DocuSign
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider29%
Media Company14%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
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Manufacturing Company25%
Healthcare Company17%
Comms Service Provider17%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government6%
Media Company5%
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Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise47%
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Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise63%
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Amazon Cognito is ranked 18th in Access Management while Okta Workforce Identity is ranked 1st in Access Management with 13 reviews. Amazon Cognito is rated 0.0, while Okta Workforce Identity is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Okta Workforce Identity writes "Good product with ease of deployment, ease of use, speed of delivery, and easy integration with other software". Amazon Cognito is most compared with Auth0, Gluu, WSO2 Identity Server, ForgeRock and Cloudflare Access, whereas Okta Workforce Identity is most compared with Azure Active Directory, Google Cloud Identity, OneLogin Workforce Identity and Auth0.

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