#AzureAD and third-party apps: some really impressive numbers

May 8, 2017 Chris Spanougakis No comments exist

Back in March this year I had written a blog post related to Azure AD third party apps and how you can find them and use them in the Azure AD App Gallery, https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/more-new-3rd-party-apps-to-the-azuread-app-gallery/

A few days ago the Azure AD product group announced some really interesting statistics, about how big is that service. Did you ever wonder which apps people use the most? Or how many people use Azure AD with third-party apps? Let’s check some numbers:

  • In April 2017, 6.7 million unique active users signed into a third-party app using Azure AD. As they say, that number is growing 10-12% every month.
  • Those 6.7 million unique active users signed into more than 190k third-party apps! And that number grows by 10k to 20k apps per month.

Let’s take a look at the growth in these numbers over the last 12 months:

And the number of Azure AD tenants that have a user using third-party apps:

But the most impressive thing here is that customers use Azure AD with a lot of third party apps, not just Microsoft apps. Here is a graph that will give you the idea:

Who would have imagined that customers would use Azure AD with….. Google Apps??? That’s really exciting!

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