AWS Cognito Alternatives

    AWS Cognito is described as 'Amazon Cognito lets you add user sign-up/sign-in and access control to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily. Cognito scales to millions of users, and supports sign-in with social identity providers such as FB, Google, and Amazon, and SAML 2.0' and is a Identity Management Tool in the category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AWS Cognito, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including SaaS, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Keycloak, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to AWS Cognito are Auth0 (Freemium), FusionAuth (Paid), Okta (Freemium) and Ory (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. Open Source Identity and Access Management for modern Applications and Services.
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    2. You can connect any application (written in any language or on any stack) to Auth0 and define its Connection, the method used to authenticate the users of that application: • Custom credentials: username + passwords • Social network logins: Google, Facebook, Twitter...
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    3. FusionAuth is auth for any app. Get everything you need for secure registration and user management in minutes. Single-tenant, on-prem or private cloud, custom emails with localization, social login, and more.
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    4. Provide secure identity management and single sign-on to any application, whether in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device for your employees, partners and customers with Okta.
    5. Ory builds cloud-native authentication (login), authorization (permission), delegation (OAuth2, OpenID Connect), and user management software. You can deploy what you need yourself or use the Ory Cloud Platform and get started in minutes.


    6. HelloID is a cloud-based Identity & Access Management (IAM) solution. It has functionality that includes automated self service, provisioning, password reset, among other modules.
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    7. The Gluu Server is a container distribution of free open source software (FOSS) for identity and access management (IAM).
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Civic’s mission is to provide every person on Earth with a digital identity that they can use to interact privately and securely with the world.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Userfront makes it easy to add authentication, access control, SSO, and multi-tenancy to any web application.
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    8. Cove is your Safe Space Online. It's an Ultra Secure App for End-to-End Encrypted Data Storage, Sharing & Communication. Fight Identity Fraud with Privacy and Military-Grade Security.
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