Active Directory

If you use Windows Server, you’re familiar with Active Directory (AD). From authentication and authorization to certificate services, it underscores a broad swath of the business IT world—indeed, 95 percent of Fortune 1000 companies utilize it. Here you’ll find information on Active Directory and how Okta’s tools integrate with its services.

Accelerating Enterprise-Grade App Development with Provisioning Workshops

Enterprises are increasingly demanding that software vendors offer single sign-on and provisioning. That’s why Okta is launching a series of workshops to arm developers and ISVs with the tools and support needed to build provisioning into their applications and adopt uniform user management standards for enterprise-grade security and identity…

3 Ways to Simplify Google Apps Collaboration

Google Apps for Work has become wildly popular because it solves so many collaboration, communication, and support problems for businesses of all sizes. Small companies love it because it’s a quick, easy way to set up email and share documents. While large companies like LinkedIn, Avago and Tarmac also embrace Google Apps email and collaboration…

Five Reasons Why ADFS Isn’t Dead Yet

For over a decade, Microsoft has offered ADFS as the answer to extending enterprise identity beyond the firewall. And thousands of organizations still deploy and use it – a fact that's left many puzzled (ourselves included). In the age of cloud services, massive innovation cycles and more choices than ever, why aren't ADFS' days numbered? We took…

Enabling Open Communication: Okta Connects Twilio Employees with Applications Anywhere, Anytime

Whether you’re waiting for an Uber driver at the curb, you’ve set up a call with a match on eHarmony or you’re receiving an authentication code to access a Box account, Twilio, the software and cloud-based communications platform, is there to make the process a seamless one. So seamless that you likely had no idea they were involved in the process…

Office 365 Adoption Goes Through the Roof

We’ve noticed something quite extraordinary happening on the Okta Application Network over the last few months: Microsoft Office 365 is quickly working its way to #1 – meaning the most commonly deployed application in our network of 4,000+. It’s also already the most used application (measured by raw number of authentications) across our 2,000+…

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