Security Takes Center Stage at RSA Conference – and Other Cloud News

A smattering of cloud news from around the Web … RSA 2012 The 2012 RSA conference kicked off this morning in San Francisco. Featuring 19 tracks and 210 sessions, the five-day conference has already seen some major cloud security news from HP and RSA. What’s next? eWeek’s Fahmida Rashid predicts the major themes for the rest of the conference: …

Washington Shifts to the Cloud

Check out our roundup of some of last week’s most interesting cloud-related news: Identity as a Service (IDaaS) For his February column for Windows IT Pro, Sean Deuby turned to identity predictions from the most recent Gartner Identity and Access Management (IAM) Summit. One of the biggest takeaways for Deuby was the way enterprises are evolving…

Microsoft, TicketWeb Latest Victims of Online Hackers

News filtered out earlier this week about two recent security breaches. TechCrunch reported on an attack on Microsoft’s online store in India, which exposed user information including email addresses, order histories and addresses (but excluding credit card numbers). And during the weekend, U.K.-based TicketWeb suffered a breach of its own after…

Lessons on Building a Great Engineering Team (and Why Rockstar Sales Teams Aren’t All That Different)

With Adam Aarons (SVP of worldwide sales) and Hector Aguilar (VP of engineering) joining the Okta team, I thought I’d reflect on what makes a great engineering team — and how that philosophy also applies to building a rockstar sales team. I’ll get into sales next week, but first here are some thoughts on what makes a high performing engineering…

IT Spending Growth & Growing Federal IT Security Concerns

Here’s a roundup of some of last week’s most interesting cloud computing news. IT Spending Up in 2012 IDC announced today their 2012 IT growth estimates. ZDNet’s Larry Dignan highlighted a few of the research firm’s key growth estimates in 2012: Hardware and software spending to increase 6 percent. IT services spending will grow at a 4 percent…

Enterprise Software: The New Cool Kids in Tech

Well, we might not have won a Crunchie on Tuesday night — congrats to Dropbox, which cleaned up, winning best cloud service and best overall startup — but we’re not hanging our heads. We were thrilled to be one of six finalists in a stacked bracket, and we’re even more thrilled that enterprise software’s gone mainstream, maybe even sexy…

What a Year It’s Been!

This morning, we announced the results of our business over the past year. We have some incredible momentum. Reflecting on the numbers, it sunk in just how much we’ve accomplished since launching in January 2011. Our growth proves the hypothesis I set out with after leaving salesforce.com to start Okta: Businesses are catching on to the power and…

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