Universal Directory

One place to manage all your users, groups and devices. That’s what Universal Directory offers: huge time and effort savings. For a business world increasingly concerned with authentication and identity management, the tool offers a transformative approach to cumbersome directory challenges. Find out more.

Cloud-First Agility to Securely Remote Enable Your Workforce

In my previous blog, I introduced the concept of why hybrid, cloud-first, identity solutions are fundamentally different from those with an on-premises-first focus, providing you with a huge competitive advantage. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll be digging deeper into these differences, and detailing the advantages you’ll get by adopting Okta’s…

What Is a Data Breach?

A data breach happens when cybercriminals gain unauthorized access to a system or network, allowing them to search for sensitive data pertaining to a business and its customers, and using it to extract some form of illegal value. Attackers might sell this data on the dark web, directly engage in fraud, hold the information for ransom, or use it to…

Customer Stories: How Two Companies Retired Active Directory

More than ever, today’s businesses are looking for technology that’s remote ready, cost-effective, and competitive. And as legacy solutions fail to meet these expectations, many companies are exploring modern alternatives that enhance agility, productivity, and security. This is particularly true with Active Directory (AD), Microsoft’s 20-year-old…

Rethinking AD: The Four Stages of Separation, Part 2

In part one of The Four Stages of Separation from Active Directory (AD), we covered stages 1 - 3: 1. Where are you today? 2. Make sure you’re safe, and 3. Get everyone together. In part 2, we’ll cover Stages 4.1 and 4.2, and we’ll describe a few customers who started this journey and detail where they are today. Still wondering why you should…

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…

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…

How Okta’s Customers Are Changing the Customer Identity Game

Regardless of their industry or size, every organization is becoming a technology company—and consumer demand for convenience and ease of use is the leading cause. Organizations need to enable their customers to access their tools, products, and services while providing them with intuitive digital experiences. We know you’re responsible for…

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