Okta and AWS Secure and Simplify Access to Amazon Managed Grafana

Today, it’s often said that every company is a software company. And as enterprises grow, many are deploying containerized, microservices-based apps and adding new IoT and AI solutions, generating massive amounts of data. For many DevOps teams, troubleshooting multiple monitoring tools and various operational data stores has become overwhelming…

Okta and AWS Partner to Secure EC2 Instances with the Okta Advanced Server Access Quick Start

Millions of companies – including many Okta customers – rely on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power their businesses. According to 2020's [email protected] Report, AWS has risen steadily from sixth place five years ago to the second most popular cloud app used by Okta customers. As companies increasingly use AWS to power their infrastructure, they…

What Are the Benefits and Limitations of Multi-Cloud?

Organizations are increasingly deploying and implementing cloud services in an effort to reduce the cost and complexity of their infrastructure while accelerating their innovation levels. And this is typically a multi-pronged approach: 92% of enterprises have deployed a multi-cloud strategy, while 80% deploy a hybrid cloud strategy. The average…

What Are Microservices?

Microservices architecture, also known simply as “microservices,” is an approach to building software with modular services that are distinct and independent from each other.  In recent years, microservices have become a popular choice for designing and deploying applications. They allow apps to be broken into smaller and loosely coupled pieces …

What is Hybrid IT?

Hybrid IT is a deployment model that combines solutions of different kinds to form the overall IT infrastructure. Most of the time, hybrid IT combines solutions hosted on-premises with cloud services. Hybrid IT is considered the most popular deployment model (especially in larger organizations). Almost 70% of large enterprises use this type of…

Microservices vs. SOA—What’s the Difference?

There are a number of things that help make an application what it is—the most fundamental of which is the architecture it’s based on. To date, most technology has been built on monolithic architecture, with all components existing within one complex application. More recently, however, developers have started compartmentalizing each component or…