Giving Back to Our Community: Happy Holidays from Okta!

Community is important at Okta. Not just the community we’ve built within our company walls or the Okta Community, but this epicenter of innovation – the wider Bay Area – that almost all of us call home. To say thank you to that local community, we’ve been working closely with a few charities to give back and wanted to take a minute to share a bit…

The ‘Stickiness’ of the Network Effect in the Enterprise

“So, this enterprise thing is real.” That’s how Bloomberg’s Ari Levy kicked off our enterprise CEO panel last night with our CEO Todd McKinnon, Coupa’s Rob Bernshteyn, Jive Software’s Tony Zingale and Veeva System’s Peter Gassner. And it is real. The top eight enterprise companies to IPO in last eight years are now trading for $48 billion total…

Identity is Hot: Highlights from Our Inaugural User Conference #Oktane13

Last month, we held our inaugural user conference Oktane13 in San Francisco. The 500+ attendees made the event a huge success. We heard from our co-founder and CEO Todd McKinnon how transformative forces like cloud and mobile are bringing people to the focus of enterprise technology, and why the way we approach our IT has fundamentally changed. We…

The Network Effect All-CEO Panel – Don’t Make it a ‘Missed Connection’

If we posted a Craigslist ad for our panel, we’d probably call it “Seeking the perfect enterprise network – b4b.” (Yup, we just came up with a new ‘Missed Connections’ category: business seeking business.) But in all seriousness, missed connections in the consumer world are rare. From the latest viral YouTube video to an app that's seemingly on…

People First, Technology Second

Over the past few years, we’ve seen several forces – namely, the shift to cloud and mobile computing – transform how we approach IT to focus it less on the technology itself and more on the people using it. During his opening keynote at our inaugural user conference, Oktane13, our CEO and co-founder, Todd McKinnon, discussed how these changes put…

National Geographic: Investigating Digital Worlds with Okta

From studying the mighty Inca to researching emperor penguins, National Geographic’s team of journalists, researchers and photographers have traveled the world to document the beauty and eccentricities of our planet. A 125-year-old company with employees all over the globe, National Geographic needed an identity solution that went beyond…

Congrats to the Oktane Award Winners!

We have lots of incredible customers, and each one is responsible for our company's success. On Tuesday, the final day of Oktane13, we recognized several customers that have pushed us (and our product) to make their jobs easier, and their employees more productive. Thanks again to all of our customers and partners that made Oktane13 such a special…

An Even More Open, People-Centric Okta

Today at our inaugural user conference Oktane13, we proudly announced a set of features that open and extend the value of the Okta service. It’s all part of our goal to securely connect every application, user and device in the enterprise. Over the past four years, we’ve built an extensive network of more than 3,000 applications, 500 enterprise…

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