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Identity Pools Overview

Identity Pool provides a persistent, hyper-scale storage solution for user data within Cloudentity's infrastructure, offering an alternative to the Bring Your Own Identity (BYOID) approach commonly used by Cloudentity tenants.


Cloudentity Identity Pools is a groundbreaking capability that challenges existing on-premises and SaaS identity providers. This lightweight identity platform is designed for cloud-scale transactional requirements, supporting user registration, consent management, delegated administration, and multi-factor authentication (MFA) capabilities. Built specifically to meet the demands of digital transformation and evolving privacy regulations, Identity Pools offers a unique approach to identity management in today’s fast-paced digital landscape.

Key Features

  1. Customizable Schemas: Tailor each pool to use a unique schema or share schemas across multiple pools to accommodate your specific requirements.
  2. No-Code Brandable User Journeys: Easily enable user self-care for registration, password reset, and strong authentication without the need for extensive coding or development.
  3. Rich API-First Design: Built on a REST API layer that empowers developers to create any user journey workflow imaginable, Identity Pools offers extensive flexibility and adaptability for your organization’s needs.

The Evolution of Access Control Patterns

Today’s customer-facing applications require access control patterns that are based on the authorization of transactions in real-time rather than relying on the level of trust associated with an authentication that may have happened hours or even days earlier. In practice, this means that traditional identity providers have a reduced role in most organizations' stacks.

Embracing Cloudentity Identity Pools

Identity Pools, in contrast, perform simple authentication and identity management tasks at the massive scale required for today’s most demanding use cases. They provide exactly what you need and nothing that you don’t. Our customers can create and begin to leverage Identity Pools in seconds, and the best part is that they are included with Cloudentity in SaaS or On-Prem at no additional cost.

Updated: May 15, 2023