Blog Posts by Thomas Bayens

About the Author

Thomas Bayens is responsible for customer marketing at OneLogin. With a background in marcom and communications, plus stints in product marketing, channel marketing and sales at business analytics, storage, and computing vendors, it is always interesting to interview customers, and to share their story and perspective of how and why they chose our company and product — and the value they perceive.

How and why to get off ADFS: Four companies explain

Here’s what I learned after talking with four of our customers about their journey to migrate off ADFS and onto cloud identity and access management. These included a diverse set of organizations: a large construction materials firm, a global industrial manufacturer, and a mobile enterprise SaaS company, and a university.

October 12th, 2017 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


At Zendesk, Time is Money and a whole lot more

Zendesk’s 20-person IT team supports over 2,000 users across five continents, with major operations in Europe, AsiaPac, and North America, and smaller offices all over the world. When evaluating identity solutions to meet their IT needs, they chose OneLogin.

September 18th, 2017 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology, partner


E Pluribus Unum: SSO at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

“As we continued to launch new apps, we needed a way to have a single username and password for our community, and SAML helped us do that.”

August 2nd, 2017 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


Berklee Harmonizes App Single Sign-On and Alumni Services with OneLogin

Berklee College of Music in Boston is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world. Berklee wanted to improve the user experience for its 6,000 faculty, staff, and students, as well as its 55,000 alumni, by making it easier to access password-protected software applications. Previously, users had to log into each application separately. The college needed a single sign-on (SSO) solution to make users’ lives easier and boost alumni engagement.

January 5th, 2017 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


SOTI Works with OneLogin for SSO and Provisioning as It Moves to the Cloud

As SOTI prepared for company growth, it was migrating main apps to the cloud so employees could work from anywhere, anytime. Learn how OneLogin helped.

December 7th, 2016 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


TubeMogul Automates User and App Provisioning to Scale Growth

TubeMogul IT team needed a tool to keep up with adding users and SaaS apps for their fast-growing company. OneLogin provides SSO, integrates with AD, Workday,

December 1st, 2016 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


OneLogin Becomes an Essential Tool for San José Unified School District

It all started with an antiquated email platform, with poor performance and limited accessibility. “The running joke was that calendars had to be printed on paper because there was no way to get your mobile calendar,” remembers Patrick Scanlan, a supervisor in the technology and information services department for the San José Unified School District.

November 18th, 2016 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


OneLogin Helps Whitby School Do What It Does Best: Innovate

Whitby School’s relationship with OneLogin has moved beyond simple problem solving. They help the school embrace their mission. 'As a school that promotes innovation, we look at products that can enhance teaching and learning or streamline operations. This makes us more agile and willing to explore our options.'

October 26th, 2016 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology


Aspire provides a blueprint for forward-thinking schools across the country

Aspire is one of the oldest public charter school systems in the country, with 2,400 employees, serving over 16,000 students from low-income neighborhoods. As a K-12 school system, Aspire focuses on giving students a rigorous and personalized education, while preparing them for college. For the past eight years, each graduating class has achieved a 100% admission rate to a four-year college or university.

October 5th, 2016 | Posted by Thomas Bayens | product and technology