Okta Application Network

Businesses rely on an increasing spate of apps, making it hard to justify purchases that don’t integrate with their current tools and solutions. With pre-built integrations for over 5,000 apps and the ability to link others with little effort, Okta makes IAM/CIAM easier no matter what you rely on—here’s how.

Okta for Good Launches Pro Bono Professional Services for all Nonprofit Customers in the U.S.

Okta for Good has made product donations and discounts available to nonprofits for several years. That resource commitment is an expression of Okta’s belief that nonprofits should have access to the same cutting-edge technology as our for-profit customers. We know, however, that many organizations need more than just access to our products in…

We’re Looking at the Future, and It Doesn't Have Passwords

We’re rapidly moving towards the enterprise of the future—but what does that look like? It could be a place where employees have intelligent interactions with machines, or an environment where commuting becomes obsolete because we can show up to meetings as holograms. No one can say for sure what the future looks like—but based on today’s trends,…

Here’s How You Solve the Lifecycle Management Problem

Every time you hire a new employee, a number of things must happen across HR and IT teams to get them access to the systems and tools they need to do their job. At the core of these onboarding processes is your company’s identity management (IDM) system, which monitors your employees’ lifecycles from beginning to end—every hire, role change,…

How To Protect On-prem and Hybrid Cloud Apps with Okta (Fast)

Okta has always made protecting cloud applications easy; and with the introduction of Okta Access Gateway we extend that protection to on-premises applications. In this article, I cover how Access Gateway delivers Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) and Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to the hybrid cloud fast, and without changing how your on…

SCIM: Picking Up Tailwinds

We’re a year into our SCIM provisioning developer program, and we’re happy to report that many top SaaS vendors are starting to adopt the SCIM standard. As an Okta customer, that means you can automate user onboarding and offboarding across more apps than ever, saving IT time and increasing security. We’ve also added support for better group…

What is SCIM?

SCIM, or System for Cross-domain Identity Management, is an open standard that allows for the automation of user provisioning. It was created in 2011 as it became clear that the technology of the future would be cloud-based. SCIM communicates user identity data between identity providers (such as companies with multiple individual users) and…

Seeing Success in Okta’s SCIM Provisioning Program

In today’s workforce, organizations don’t want to (nor should they have to!) compromise on security and productivity. They fully expect single-sign-on and provisioning be built into all of the applications their people want to use for work. That’s why earlier this year, we introduced the SCIM Provisioning Developer Program to help developers and…

The Foundation for Cloud-first, Mobile-first IT

As the adoption of cloud and mobile increase, with a power boost from the Okta Application Network, Okta is enabling organizations of all sizes to start saying “yes” to its employees a lot more. At Okta, we understand that by enabling IT decision makers to say “yes” means that the number of cloud applications an organization uses increases…

2015's Cool Kids, Shake-ups and Comebacks

Like you, we've read our fair share of bland year-end roundups and predictions. Don't worry, this isn't one of them. We promise to pack it with plenty of spice — just like all the personalities at your family's holiday dinner. Every year promises its share of new additions, cool kids, shake-ups and even comebacks, which all play out at the table …

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