The agile business devours cloud apps

March 22nd, 2010   /     /   Smarter Identity

Most people think of single sign-on as something large enterprises need for security. And it certainly has been so in the past, but with offerings like OneLogin, single sign-on is accessible to anyone. I recently heard someone at a small software start-up say:

   “we don’t have a large enough team to make a single sign-on program worthwhile

That has been the conventional thinking in the past. But the cloud changes everything. People work remotely, teams are more autonomous and it’s easy and risk-free to sign up for new apps that help you get your work done. Our customers often use in the range of 15-25 different apps and software development shops even more. 

For the smaller business the incentive for using single sign-on is not the size of the organization, but the complexity of their software landscape. At the last count, we used 24 different apps and we know already that we’ll be adding 3 or 4 more soon. The ability for us to quickly access applications saves us valuable time. 

About the Author

Thomas Pedersen, founder and CEO of Onelogin, has more than 15 years of experience in building and selling carrier-grade billing systems for phone companies, initially at Cisco-backed Digiquant in Denmark and later at Intec Telecom Systems in the US. After having helped Zendesk grow to 5,000 customers as VP Business Development, he is now laser-focused on making OneLogin the most widely deployed identity management solution in the cloud.

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