Embracing the Remote Work Challenge

One of our earliest and most basic tenets here at Okta has been to make our customers wildly successful. And while we strive to do that every day, we are also continually in awe of them. As we engage and partner with our customers, we watch them grow, innovate and roll with the punches. One obvious “punch” to businesses worldwide was COVID-19, and…

Leading Companies Are Adopting Zero Trust—Here’s How

Let’s go back in time a few years. Businesses operate largely within the boundaries of their office walls, and security networks function under the premise that there are ‘trusted’ internal users, and ‘untrusted’ external ones. Now, as more employees than ever are accessing their corporate resources remotely, with their own devices, this premise…

How ThoughtWorks Gained Better Security and Increased Productivity—by Losing Their Dependence on AD

ThoughtWorks began its journey away from Active Directory (AD) less than three years ago, though Philip Ibarrola, ThoughtWorks TechOps Head of Technology, says it was a long time coming. ThoughtWorks was once a Microsoft-only shop: Microsoft servers, Windows-based laptops, and security and authentications, all managed by AD. But since 2011, the…

Okta One-Minute Case Study: Albertsons

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and there are few things more traditional than sitting down with friends and family for a delicious meal—or waiting in a grocery line for its ingredients. And while we’re all for tradition, today, many opt for a hassle-free online shopping experience. Albertsons Cos. knew this and used Okta to make sure they could…

A Whole New Way to Be a Part of Oktane: YOUR Story on Stage

Celebrating customer success is something that comes naturally to us. It’s a habit we’ve embedded into everything we do—even our annual conference! Since our first Oktane, the conference has evolved to become one of the biggest industry events for IT experts, security professionals, and business decision makers across all fields and functions. And…

Leading with Analysts, Chosen by Customers: Okta recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Access Management, Worldwide

Since Okta’s inception almost ten years ago, we’ve been on a mission to empower our customers through technology. Customer success is our core tenant at Okta, and we’re thankful to be recognized by our customers as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Access Management, Worldwide. Enabling these global and groundbreaking…

5 Top Enterprises Making IAM a Priority

To be competitive is to be proactive. Companies in every industry have to identify and address demands if they’re to get (and stay) ahead. Each company has its own challenges, but the need to modernize IT impacts organizations across all industries. A major part of this modernization is improved identity and access management (IAM). Companies need…

A Seamless Shift to the Cloud: Okta for Biotech and Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies are at the forefront of innovation, but protecting patient data still needs to be a top priority. Many of these companies have a distributed, fluid, and mobile workforce. This involves physicians in hospitals, clinics, and labs; sales representatives or pharmacists around the world; or even collaborations with universities…

A Secure Investment: Okta for Financial Services

We know that the cloud is fast becoming the main hub of business and commerce in today's world. Yet many financial services firms have been lagging behind when it comes to adopting cloud technologies. As Nasdaq CIO Bradley Peterson points out, today's cloud systems are actually more secure than the majority of company firewalls. Many of these…