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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.