Enterprise Mobility Management

Raise the Roof for Carlisle Construction Materials: How Thousands of Employees Rely on Okta Mobility Management

When it comes to building a structure that can weather any storm, many construction companies turn to Carlisle Construction Materials for top-quality roofing and other materials. But as the Pennsylvania-based supplier saw many of its 3,000 employees increasingly using mobile devices, the organization needed a way to ensure their workers could…

A New Reason to Visit Las Vegas: Oktane15 Call for Speakers Now Open

Las Vegas has quite the reputation – incredible shows, adventurous nightlife, Danny Ocean. But it’s also home to some amazing events, such as CES, The Motor Trend International Auto Show, The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Electric Daisy Carnival, The Greek Food Festival and, this year, Oktane15. For our third annual customer and partner summit,…

Okta, The Perfect Complement to Google for Work

When we started Okta, we chose to integrate with a handful of applications: Salesforce.com, Box and Google Apps. (Microsoft Office 365, which recently surpassed Salesforce.com as the most commonly deployed app in our network of now 4,000+ applications, didn’t even exist.) As it turns out, we invested with the right ones – as those “original three”…

EMM and MFA without the WTF

If you happen to be at RSA this week, you’re likely to encounter all sorts of acronyms – including CSA, MDM, CISO, MFA, CCSK… the list goes on. Keeping up with all these acronyms is one thing – and trying to keep up with the latest technology is an entirely separate task. As we look at the proliferation of mobile devices – and additional security…

1,014 Conference Attendees, 182 Hands-On Lab Participants and 635 Party Dancers: Oktane14 by the Numbers

27 customer-lead sessions. 937 tweets about #Oktane14. Plus, the fire alarm only went off once -- and, as our co-founder and COO Frederic Kerrest joked, zero Okta employees were deprovisioned after our big customer celebration at the Exploratorium. On November 10-12, we welcomed more than 1,000 customers and partners to our second annual user…

Connecting the Enterprise: Bringing Identity and Mobility Management Together

When I presented my wife with a PowerPoint entitled, “Proposal to Move to a New Job Starting a New Company (Why I’m Not Crazy)” a little over five years ago, I started off by explaining how cloud computing was changing the face of the enterprise and disrupting the business of established vendors, creating huge opportunity for new companies. I told…

Building Okta Mobile for iOS

Looks cool, right? Well, it was no easy task. A lot went into building Okta Mobile for iOS. I’d have to write a multi-page article to cover all of the aspects involved in building a mobile app, so let’s instead focus on the most interesting aspects of Okta Mobile. There are three key elements: Multi tab browser SSO wrapper Security In addition…

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