Hybrid IT

As the global business world grows and becomes more connected, the nature of work is more complex. From partnerships to clients to remote workers, more and more companies are moving into the cloud. But when companies choose to continue relying on existing, on-prem legacy systems, hybrid IT infrastructure is necessary to integrate these with their cloud solutions. Use Okta to bridge the chasm between cloud and on-prem systems.

What is Hybrid IT?

Hybrid IT is a deployment model that combines solutions of different kinds to form the overall IT infrastructure. Most of the time, hybrid IT combines solutions hosted on-premises with cloud services. Hybrid IT is considered the most popular deployment model (especially in larger organizations). Almost 70% of large enterprises use this type of…

Okta One-Minute Case Study: Emerson

"How did you do it so fast?" According to Matt Freeman, senior manager of identity management at Emerson, this was the most common question he received from Emerson leadership once they’d completed their largest transition to a Hybrid IT environment. In a move toward modernization, this Fortune 500 company decided that their Office 365 solution…

Why Cloud-First Hybrid IAM is Too Important to Ignore

Although the benefits of cloud efficiencies are well-understood, most large companies recognize it’s not easy to convert thousands of apps across the enterprise to take advantage of the cloud. So, most organizations take a pragmatic approach: let’s adopt more SaaS applications where we can. Then, we’ll gradually modernize existing apps and retire…

How Software Licensing Costs Are Eating Your Budget

Have you ever stumbled on a great airline deal only to find out there's an additional cost for checked luggage? Or signed up for a credit card offer with amazing perks, only to get stung by a higher-than-normal annual fee? You're not alone. It’s these experiences that remind us that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. …

The Production Line: The LDAP Interface

For our third edition of The Production Line, we’re looking at something old, made new again with the LDAP Interface. In essence, it’s a hybrid IT game changer. If this sounds like hyperbole, note this customer quote: “[with the LDAP interface] we could finally get rid of our Lotus Notes server.” And although it spent some time cooking in Early…

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