What Is Provisioning and Deprovisioning?

Provisioning is the process of making information technology (IT) systems available to users. Depending on your organization’s needs, provisioning can be defined at the network, server, application, and user level: Network provisioning involves setting up a network that can be accessed by users, servers, and devices. The telecommunications…

The Dogfooding Chronicles: WebAuthN—The Path to Passwordless

In this edition of The Dogfooding Chronicles, we’re going to highlight an implementation we’re very excited about around here. Ever heard of WebAuthN? Read on to learn some tips and tricks we’ve learned in our WebAuthN enablement journey. Setting the stage – what is WebAuthN? Web Authentication API, aka WebAuthN, is one of the newest web standards…

Dogfooding Chronicles: How Okta uses Okta

In this episode of the Dogfooding Chronicles, we want to go into the basics, and navigate you through Okta IT’s own use cases at a high level, stepping you through our environment and processes. We want to orient you to understand why we make the technology choices that we do. Our hope? You find this information so helpful, you’ll use some of it…

Introducing… The Dogfooding Chronicles

Here at Okta, our goal and mantra is to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. “Dogfooding” our product (our definition below), is a key element in obtaining this goal, and the team that gets it done is the Okta on Okta team. In the coming months, The Dogfooding Chronicles will give you a glimpse inside Okta…

When Scaling IT, Knowing Where to Automate Is Key

Star Trek fans: It’s time for your IT department to boldly go where no IT department has gone before.... For years, the head of IT played the role of Scotty, the long-suffering engineer aboard Captain Kirk’s starship Enterprise. The job was to keep the engines running while the folks on the bridge came up with the strategy. As today’s companies…