CORBADO VS. AUTH0

Lightweight passkey-first authentication

Many companies shy away from using Auth0 due to the inflexibility and complex migration. Corbado makes offering passkeys a risk-free and simple endeavor.

  • No migration

  • No lock-in

  • Smart transition

Corbado vs. Auth0
Corbado
Corbado

GENERAL

Vision

Authentication for the passkey era

Provide people with secure access to any application in one-click or less

Geography

EU

Europe

USA

USA

Datacenter operator

German providers (2 independent providers)

AWS

Pricing

Simple and transparent pricing model

Opaque pricing – often only cheap at first sight but not with additional requirements


SEAMLESS USER TRANSITION

Login UX

Detection of user-preferred authentication methods

User selects authentication method

AI-based smart transitioning of existing users to passkeys

Yes

No

Integration of existing 2FA methods

Yes

No (need to migrate to Auth0's 2FA methods)

Ready to use SMS OTP

Yes

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No (e.g. separate contract for SMS provider needed)

Additional protection of existing users

Yes

Yes


LOW INTEGRATION EFFORT

Existing user base

Web Component

Web Component

Greenfield

API

Web component

Flexibility

High

Due to web component and API approach

Web component

Due to strong web component reliance

Complexity

Low

Lightweight auth layer on top of running authentication

High

Large migration project to migrate user data to Auth0

All data in customer database

Yes

No (except for migration)

Two-way synchronization with customer database

Yes

No (except for migration)

Expose all user data to provider

No

Yes


CROSS-PLATFORM & -DEVICE

Mobile- / native-first design

Yes

Desktop-first design

Login based on device type

Yes

Static login

Device management

Smart

Basic


IMPROVED PASSKEY UX

Passkey focus

Yes

No

Adjusted passkey UX and phrasing for every platform and device

Yes

No

Intelligent detection of passkey support

Yes

Partially

User onboarding to passkeys

Yes

No