cloud adoption

Two Sides of Identity Management: Corporate and Consumer

Online identity is emerging as a major theme with increased cloud adoption in business. In his piece after last week’s Montgomery & Co. investor conference, New York Times reporter Quentin Hardy explores identity management from both the corporate and consumer perspectives. Corporate: Hardy identifies a few of the primary drives toward…

Securely Scaling the Cloud @LinkedIn

Customer success is our most important value at Okta, which is why I am very excited today to talk more about the great relationship we have developed with Mike Jennings and his IT team over at LinkedIn. And the funny thing is it all started with the LinkedIn service – really. We were still early on in the pipeline building and customer…

The Cloud Effect: Creating a New Class of IT Pros

As 2011 comes to a close, it’s clear that cloud computing will soon be ubiquitous across the enterprise. As IT departments adopt the technology, they must also adapt their roles and responsibilities in order to manage the business’ cloud services for security, stability and productivity reasons. We’ve been doing a lot of thinking around the idea…

How the Cloud’s Molding the Next-Generation CIO

Joe McKendrick, writing for Forbes, offered an interesting take on how CIOs and their IT departments, at least those who embrace the change the cloud has brought to IT, directly benefit from cloud adoption. McKendrick writes: But rather than replace IT jobs, cloud may be having another effect. In many cases, it is elevating the role of IT-savvy…

Last Week In the Cloud: Salesforce Acquisitions and Global Cloud Growth

In the past couple of months, cloud computing has come to be lauded as a driver for U.S. jobs and economic growth. This past week, however, put the momentum of cloud adoption into a new, broader scale. In the news this week cloud service leaders like Salesforce.com begin to better bolster cloud architecture and streamline adoption and services,…

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