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Rethinking AD: The Four Stages of Separation, Part 1

In the first blog of this series, we explained why it’s time to break-up with Active Directory (AD). In the second, we listed the top five things you can look forward to after making the change. So now we’re breaking down the four stages of separation you’re going to experience as you reduce your dependency on, and potentially leave, Active…

How Much Are Password Resets Costing Your Company?

Your users are trying to hit deadlines, prepare for meetings, and balance responsibilities. They don’t want to slow down to gain access to the apps and systems they need to get their job done. Yet often, users are frustrated by the expectation of memorizing the dozens of URLs, usernames, and passwords they need to do their work. Most people can’t…

What's Next in the Evolution of Password Management?

Since the early days of computing, users have inputted passwords to prove their identities. Today, as computers have progressed to something in everyone's pocket, password management is changing. No longer is having memorized an over-long string of numbers and letters the hallmark of a sophisticated user. Instead, authentication at the cutting…

Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Apps

The largest enterprises with the most sophisticated IT teams in the world are now starting to adopt SaaS applications. They now see that SaaS is not just a new deployment model. With faster innovation cycles and all customers running the same version, SaaS applications are quickly becoming the best applications in every category of IT. As a result…

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…

Is Your Product Enterprise-Ready? (Part 1: Enterprise Authentication)

For many companies, creating an “enterprise-grade” product is the ultimate dream: Build an early version to fit smaller organizations’ requirements, demonstrate market viability and, finally, scale to larger customers. To be sure, that process of building an enterprise-grade SaaS product – and growing into a stable company that can support it – is…

Staying on the (Leading) Edge of Things at RSA

RSA can be intimidating for first-time attendees – and this year’s event was no different. Walking the exhibit floor (all 700,000 square feet of it) is nearly a full-day experience on its own. And when you consider the bright oversized logos and crowded aisles, loud conversations, booth crawls and tchotchkes galore, it can be overwhelming for the…

Edmunds.com: Driving Toward Great Heights with Okta

Edmunds.com is the online resource for automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. To keep up with their many users and the rapidly growing list of services and technologies Edmunds’ employees need to do their work, the company brought on a multitude of cloud-based applications last year. It didn’t take long for Phil Potloff, CIO at Edmunds…

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