Author Archives: Ryan Carlson

Ryan Carlson

Ryan Carlson

Ryan Carlson is the director of product marketing at Okta.

The Modern Enterprise, Mobility and External Identity: Thoughts from Gartner Catalyst

Gartner Catalyst is always a great opportunity to talk through the challenges modern enterprises face — and how identity can help solve those challenges. And this year’s event was no different. Increased cloud and mobile adoption are the usual suspects, … Continue reading

Appirio: Empowering the Cloud with Okta Identity Management

Appirio is a 100 percent cloud-based company offering consulting services to businesses looking to adopt and manage cloud technologies. During a recent interview with Okta, Glenn Weinstein, Appirio’s Chief Technology Officer, discussed how his technical team sought help  to manage … Continue reading

Box: Thinking Outside the Box with Okta

Jeff Sutton, enterprise IT manager at Box, recently sat down with us to discuss all things Okta — from what first drove Box to looking for an identity management solution to his experience with customer support during implementation. To hear … Continue reading

ServiceNow: The Sky’s the Limit with Okta

ServiceNow provides leading cloud-based services to enterprise IT operations, turning manual, reactive IT organizations into automated, task-oriented ones. With 80 percent of their applications sitting in the cloud, ServiceNow turned to Okta to manage the many identities in those apps. … Continue reading

Staying on the (Leading) Edge of Things at RSA

RSA can be intimidating for first-time attendees – and this year’s event was no different. Walking the exhibit floor (all 700,000 square feet of it) is nearly a full-day experience on its own. And when you consider the bright oversized logos … Continue reading

Edmunds.com: Driving Toward Great Heights with Okta

Edmunds.com is the online resource for automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. To keep up with their many users and the rapidly growing list of services and technologies Edmunds’ employees need to do their work, the company brought on a multitude … Continue reading

When it Comes to the ROI of Identity Management, the Cloud is a Clear Winner

Companies deploy identity and access management systems for a variety of reasons, and each of these can be tied directly to a real financial benefit. Whether it’s increasing security (and thereby avoiding costly security breaches or data loss), automating application … Continue reading

How Okta Helped School of Rock Start Rocking in the Cloud

Jack Black may not have had to worry about IT challenges in his 2003 movie “School of Rock,” but the real of School of Rock does. The music program, which encourages its students to rock on stage and in life, … Continue reading

Forrester Consulting Finds that Enterasys Achieves over 600 Percent Three Year Risk-Adjusted ROI Using Okta for Identity Management

In enterprise software and services, there’s one thing you can always count on: vendor marketing teams delivering glossy customer case studies. Well, Okta does those too, we can’t lie. But ours are better. The best customer case studies are those … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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