OneLogin vs Ping Identity
Last updated: March 30, 2017
OneLogin provides the fastest path to identity management in the cloud with an on-demand solution consisting of single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, directory integration, user provisioning and a catalog with thousands of pre-integrated applications.
Ping Identity offers secure single sign-on for your employees from any device and gives IT one dashboard to manage user access for all applications. Provisioning is available for popular apps such as Salesforce.com, Dropbox, Concur, WebEx, Box, Office 365 and more.
Latest news about OneLogin and Ping Identity:
30.03.17. OneLogin brings some smarts to multi-factor authentication. Multi-factor authentication service OneLogin rolled out a new version of its mobile app that uses machine learning to determine your typical usage patterns and only asks you for a second factor when it determines that it’s absolutely necessary. Most MFA algorithms are rather rigid. If you’re on the network at work, you get asked for a password. If you’re not, you get asked for a second factor, but he says, it should be much more subtle than that, understanding how users access the network. The latest version of OneLogin OTP is designed to fix that. If you log in regularly from your home on the same laptop, after several times the system will learn that this is a common location and device, and you will be allowed onto the network without a second factor.
09.11.16. OneLogin acquires Sphere Secure Workspace to gain mobile management. Cloud identity management provider OneLogin has acquired Sphere Secure Workspace to add mobile device management to their identity-driven security model. Sphere provides a container approach to mobile security where your work content is separated from your personal content inside a virtual container on a single device. This is not a new approach by any means, but it gives OneLogin entree into the light-weight mobile device management space. With Sphere, the company simply blows away the container when an employee leaves a company or loses a device, and the person’s other content remains intact. It gives the employee access to work content in a more secure way with a single log-in, while protecting the personal content.
09.06.15. Ping Identity adds authentication via Apple Watch. Identity management platform Ping Identity adds the ability to get your second authentication factor using an Apple Watch. The idea behind the platform is to put identity at the center of the security model and enable users — whether employees, partners or customers — to have access to applications, regardless of the device, based on who they are. You sign on to Ping, then your watch buzzes. You activate it and tap the sign on card on your Watch. It’s a clever way of using the Watch in a useful way to simplify security.
19.09.14. Identity management service Ping Identity lands $35M. Cloud security startup Ping Identity gets $35 million investment. Ping Identity emphasizes mobile for its identity management platform by hooking into a user’s smart phone as a means to ensure that the right person is accessing the right part of the network. The identity and access management space has been heating up this summer with Okta grabbing $75 million in June, and Sailpoint taking in an unspecified investment that’s supposedly valued at around several hundred million dollars. All of these startups operate under the premise that the cloud has made it difficult for companies to keep track of who can access their often-times complex internal networks while keeping damage-causing miscreants out of their systems.
2011. VMWare launches single sign-on service. As known, the main problems with SaaS-apps arise not with users, but with IT administrators, because they are losing control over what's happening. Because of this, they resist the SaaS implementation, claiming in particular, that they can't control authentication data across multiple SaaS services. To solve this problems, the new class of services appeared - SSO (Single Sign-on services). We have already reviewed one of them - OneLogin. There are some others, but all of them are semi-startups, which can't fully satisfy the IT staff. And finally there is a solution from the solid company - VMware Horizon App Manager.
2010. OneLogin - Single sign-on for SaaS apps. Thanks to SaaS technology, a large number of business applications have appeared. Now companies can use multiple applications from different vendors (not just from Microsoft). But along with the wide variety of applications the problems of their integration and a single sign-on have come. Various platforms, marketplaces and SaaS associations are intended to solve these problems: Force.com, Intuit Partner Program, Google Apps Marketplace. OneLogin also tries to solve the single sign-on problem in simple and ingenious way. It is the centrally-administered username / password database + browser plugin, which makes working with a large number of SaaS applications very convenient.