Gartner Catalyst: Talking Trust, Identity and Cloud Strategies

We had a great few days last week down at the Gartner Catalyst event. Definitely one of the most concentrated gatherings of people to talk about the challenges enterprises are facing around identity – and Okta got a very warm reception from many identity professionals looking for a new choice beyond just the traditional legacy solutions. As…

Defining the Enterprise Cloud Service

The barrage of articles and blogs that cropped up following the personal identity hack on Wired’s Mat Honan got me thinking about the importance of security in the cloud. In my experience, what happened to Mat is not a unique issue. In fact, it’s actually a somewhat typical downside to – what I call – consumer cloud services. It was, no doubt, a…

Talking Enterprise Tech at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 SF (#TCDisrupt)

If it wasn’t sexy before, it certainly is now. Enterprise technology is taking center stage at the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt (September 8-12, 2012) in San Francisco — and Okta CEO Todd McKinnon will be in the mix. Todd will be one-quarter of a panel comprised of some of the biggest names in enterprise technology: Aaron Levie (CEO and co-founder…

Free Okta Integration Connects Active Directory to Box

As companies continue to adopt cloud applications such as Box throughout the enterprise, identity and access management becomes increasingly important. But how can IT allow users to seamlessly access Box with existing network credentials, or provision accounts as employee roles change? Today, we are excited to announce a partnership with Box to…

Managing Results from Continuous Testing

One of the most important requirements to ensure before deploying to production is that to-be shipped artifacts have adequately passed a suite of tests that define correct behavior. If code in a particular git commit has vaulted this bar, we consider that commit “blessed” and a candidate to ship to production. Each week, we choose one candidate…

Okta Named an Enterprise Cloud IAM Leader

To see our most recent placement as a leader in the Forrester Wave for Identity-As-A-Service, click here. Today we announced some exciting market momentum – in a July report, Forrester Research, Inc. named Okta a cloud identity and access management (IAM) leader. The report – “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Cloud Identity and Access Management, Q3…

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