The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) For Enterprise, Q2 2019
Okta Named a Leader, Ranks Highest in Both “Current Offering” and “Strategy” categories in Forrester IDaaS Report.
Forrester has named Okta a Leader in its research “The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) For Enterprise, Q2 2019.” The report evaluates ten Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) providers across current offering, strategy, and market presence, and Okta was positioned as a Leader in the research, earning the highest ranking in both the “current offering” and “strategy” categories.
In this Forrester report, Okta earned the highest possible score in twenty of the evaluation criteria, including “access management policy administration,” “API security and solution APIs,” and “certifications. ”The report further describes Okta's solution: “From its single console, (Okta’s) solution offers strong user directory integration, and access management policy definition capabilities, good integrated Windows authentication (IWA) and single logout configuration support, and offers a broad range of productized multi factor authenticators. Its end user access request management and review workflows are versatile.”
Forrester’s ranking follows a history of steady industry recognition for Okta. In June 2018, Gartner Inc. recognized Okta as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide.* Okta was recognized for the second time with this placement by Gartner as the company with the highest in “ability to execute.”
In November 2018, Forrester Research also named Okta a Strong Performer in its report, The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem Providers, Q4 2018.** The research ranks Okta with the highest possible score in the evaluation criteria “people/workforce security,” “ZTX vision and strategy” and “market approach.”
For more information, please download the full Forrester report.
Read more about the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management here: https://www.okta.com/resources/access-manangement-leader-gartner-magic-quadrant
Read more about the The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem Providers, Q4 2018 here: https://www.okta.com/resources/analyst-research-the-forrester-wave-zero-trust
*1 Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide, Gregg Kreizman, 18 June 2018.
** The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem Providers, Q4 2018, Forrester Research Inc., 8 November 2018.