Auth0 vs Okta: What are the differences?
Auth0: Token-based Single Sign On for your Apps and APIs with social, databases and enterprise identities. A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications; Okta: Enterprise-grade identity management for all your apps, users & devices. Connect all your apps in days, not months, with instant access to thousands of pre-built integrations - even add apps to the network yourself. Integrations are easy to set up, constantly monitored, proactively repaired and handle authentication and provisioning.
Auth0 belongs to "User Management and Authentication" category of the tech stack, while Okta can be primarily classified under "Password Management".
Some of the features offered by Auth0 are:
- User and Password support with verification and forgot password email workflow
- Painless SAML Auth with Enterprises
- Integration with 20+ Social Providers
On the other hand, Okta provides the following key features:
- Community Supported Network
- Comprehensive App Integrations
- Proactive Network Support
Binary.com, Chattermill, and White Rabbit Express are some of the popular companies that use Auth0, whereas Okta is used by LinkedIn, Groupon, and HubSpot. Auth0 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 121 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to Okta, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.
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Auth0 seems like the most viable way to have full-fledged user management in AWS without too much hassle. Aside of being paid, it offers many advantages, such as social network logins or handy administration interface.
Authentication as a service. Instead of rolling our own user authentication flow for yet another time, it's better to leave the security concern to a service specialized in this field.