Single sign-on (SSO): Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the single sign-on (SSO) market.


Today, strong enterprise security hinges on the ability to securely authenticate identities and control access for every person, application and machine across the extended enterprise. To manage this more effectively, many businesses are utilising single sign-on solutions and the benefits they can offer.

Over 388,000 professionals have used IT Central Station research to inform their purchasing decisions. Their latest paper looks at the highest rated single sign-on vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:


Average Rating: 8.0

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview: 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.

Azure Active Directory

Average Rating: 8.5

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview: Provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication to help protect users from 99.9 percent of cybersecurity attacks.

CyberArk Identity

Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview:  Empowers the workforce while keeping threats out.

Fortinet FortiAuthenticator

Average Rating: 8.1

Top Comparison: Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine)

Overview: User identity management appliances strengthen enterprise security by simplifying and centralising the management and storage of user identity information.


Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: Dashlane

Overview: Transforms the way businesses and individuals protect their passwords and sensitive digital assets to significantly reduce cyber theft.

Last Pass Enterpise

Average Rating: 7.5

Top Comparison: Keeper

Overview: A complete login solution, designed for security, secures businesses and centralises control of employee passwords and applications with Single Sign-On.

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

Average Rating:  8.5

Top Comparison: CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault

Overview: Secure vault for storing and managing shared sensitive information such as passwords, documents and digital identities of enterprises.

OneLogin Workforce Identity

Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview: Simplifies identity and access management for a more efficient, secure enterprise.

Symantec Siteminder

Average Rating: 7.8

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview: Designed to secure the modern enterprise through a unified access management platform that applies the appropriate authentication mechanism.

Tools4ever HelloID

Average Rating: 9.8

Top Comparison: Okta Workforce Identity

Overview: Makes accessing applications easy by seamlessly integrating into an organisation's portal where users already go for other information.

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