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Okta Announces New Okta Partner Connect Specializations

Okta, Inc, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase, announced Customer Identity and Okta Access Gateway Specializations within Okta Partner Connect. The two new areas of focus coincide with considerable global partner momentum for the company, which has seen an over 400 percent increase in the global channel partner ecosystem in the last two years. The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for organizations around the world. With millions of people working…

Okta Launches Customer Identity Workflows, Bringing No-Code Identity Automation to Digital Initiatives

New platform-driven product automates complex identity processes by connecting to every part of the customer experience Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase, announced Okta Customer Identity Workflows, a new product that enables product builders and IT professionals to automate the most complex digital transformation identity processes. Customer Identity Workflows makes user identity extensible across the entire software stack with low-code options for developers…

Okta Announces New Advanced Server Access Capabilities to Accelerate Secure Cloud Infrastructure Development for Digital Initiatives

New features speed scale, synchronization, automation, and compliance across dynamic server fleets Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Okta Showcase, announced major advancements to Okta Advanced Server Access to accelerate scalability and compliance of cloud infrastructure. DevOps teams building in the cloud can now integrate with providers like Terraform to scale identity-driven infrastructure and build no-code automation through Okta Workflows. Additionally, Okta…

Okta Unites User Identity and Device Identity for Customer-Facing Applications Through New Okta Devices SDK

Okta, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase, further extended its Okta Devices Platform Service capabilities to developers through the Okta Devices SDK. Using the Okta Devices SDK, developers can enable passwordless authentication through branded push notifications with biometric capabilities, minimizing friction for end-users, and increasing security posture. Now, developers can leverage the power of Okta Verify to build customized, secure, and seamless login experiences for their…

Okta and Salesforce Partner to Build Trust with Work.com

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, and Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, at Okta Showcase, announced a partnership and new integration between the Okta Identity Cloud and Salesforce Work.com designed to help organizations and communities build trust with their employees and customers. Trusting the Technology Innovative, forward-looking organizations across every industry have long understood the importance of investing in technology to reduce costs, drive operational…

Okta Welcomes Susan St. Ledger as President, Worldwide Field Operations

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, welcomes Susan St. Ledger as president of worldwide field operations. St. Ledger will join Okta’s executive management team and report to Todd McKinnon, CEO, and co-founder. St. Ledger will start at Okta on February 1, 2021 and Charles Race, Okta’s current president of worldwide field operations who is retiring, will continue to lead worldwide field operations until that date to ensure a smooth transition, as announced during Okta’s FY21 Q1 earnings…

Okta Welcomes Alvina Antar as Chief Information Officer

Former Zuora CIO joins identity leader to further its vision to enable any organization to use any technology Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced the appointment of Alvina Antar as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. As an IT leader, Antar brings more than 20 years experience at high-performing IT organizations at both Fortune 50 companies and high-growth startups. At Okta, Antar will report directly to Hector Aguilar, Okta’s President of Technology, and will…

Okta Deepens Japanese Operations, Welcomes First Country Manager

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced its continued global expansion with the launch of a new office in Japan and the hiring of its first Japan Country Manager, Takashi Watanabe. With a base of customers and a growing local team, Okta is making a long term, strategic investment in the dynamic Japanese enterprise technology market. "Okta’s vision is to enable any organization to use any technology, and that global challenge is more important than ever in today’s remote…

Equifax, LVMH and the State of Illinois Trust the Okta Identity Cloud to Secure Workforce and Customer Identities

Organizations across industries leverage the Okta Identity Cloud to adapt to challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced that Equifax and LVMH selected the Okta Identity Cloud to seamlessly and securely connect their people to critical applications. Okta also announced that the State of Illinois successfully deployed the Okta Identity Cloud to enable its workforce to address the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Okta…

Okta Raises the Industry Bar With 99.99% Uptime for Every Customer

The world’s leading independent identity platform delivers unprecedented global reliability for millions of remote workers and consumers Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced a major milestone in cloud reliability and uptime, offering 99.99% uptime to all customers in every region of the world at no additional cost. Through its distributed and highly available cloud architecture, now Okta customers of every size – whether free developer instances, up to the largest…

Okta, CrowdStrike, Netskope, and Proofpoint Join Together to Secure Remote Work

Companies to deliver integrated product solutions, advanced insights, and reference architectures to seamlessly implement a comprehensive security strategy Okta, Inc., CrowdStrike, Inc., Netskope, and Proofpoint, Inc. announced the companies are coordinating to help organizations implement an integrated, zero trust security strategy required to protect today’s dynamic and remote working environments. COVID-19 has ignited a rapid shift to remote work, moving people and assets outside the confines of a traditional perimeter.…

Simeio Expands Partnership with Okta to Deliver Premier Identity Managed Services

Simeo’s offering helps Okta’s customers to accelerate their success while getting access to Simeio’s Identity Intelligence Center and additional IAM capabilities Simeio Solutions has expanded its relationship with Okta to offer Simeio’s industry-leading Identity and Access Management (IAM) as a Service for Okta’s Workforce Identity and Customer Identity customers. The use of a Managed Service Provider in IAM has been shown to improve security and system adoption. In addition to Simeio’s system integration capabilities, Okta…

HighSide Voice & Video Launches; Delivering a Remote Work Platform Designed for Private, Secure, Compliant Collaboration

HighSide enables organizations to protect IP and PII while adhering to regulatory requirements from GDPR and ITAR to HIPAA and SEC High-integrity security and collaboration leader HighSide, launched HighSide Voice & Video to enable organizations to work remotely without trading-off privacy, security and compliance for high-availability and ease-of-use. HighSide is the unified communication platform of choice for elite government, military and private-sector organizations worldwide. Their platform is highly-secure…

Okta Accelerates Philanthropy Commitment Announcing $10 Million in Giving and Launch of Nonprofit Technology Initiative

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced a commitment of $10 million in philanthropic funding over the next three years, the majority of which will support the technology needs of nonprofits. At the core of the commitment is a new Nonprofit Technology Initiative, the goal of which is to enable every nonprofit to leverage technology to power and scale its mission. The Nonprofit Technology Initiative will focus on three key areas including accelerating nonprofits’ move to the…

Okta Strengthens Connection between Identity and Devices Through Strategic Endpoint Protection and Management Partnerships with VMware…

New integrations deliver device risk signals into the Okta Identity Cloud to unlock more secure, seamless access across endpoint ecosystems Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Oktane20 Live announced new strategic partnerships with leading endpoint protection and management providers VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium. The new integration partnerships provide a broad set of device risk signals to the Okta Identity Cloud, enabling enterprises to combine endpoint…

Okta Announces Major Updates to the Okta Partner Connect Program

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Oktane20 Live announced major updates and additions to its successful Okta Partner Connect program to propel partner sales growth in the new fiscal year. The new program offerings are designed to give partners additional resources along with deep Okta knowledge to run full sales cycles and solve complex customer challenges. “We have made critical updates to our program because as partners continue to play a bigger role in our business, it’s…

Okta Brings Aboard Cloud Platform Veteran Craig Weissman as Chief Architect

Cloud pioneer brings more than 20 years of experience to leading identity provider Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced the hiring of Craig Weissman as Chief Architect, effective immediately. Weissman brings a proven track record of more than 20 years leading enterprise software development and cloud architecture, having played a pivotal role as Chief Technology Officer at Salesforce before co-founding cloud hospitality provider, Duetto. Weissman will join Okta’s engineering…

Okta Launches Okta SecurityInsights to Protect Global Workforces

New innovative approach to security turns targets into first responders, enabling administrators and end users to make informed security decisions, faster Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase announced Okta SecurityInsights, a family of product innovations that provides global organizations with personalized security detection and remediation capabilities at the end user, administrator, and customer network level. Okta is introducing two features of…

Introducing Okta DynamicScale: Industry-Leading Customer Identity Solution Supports 500,000 Authentications per Minute

Advanced Infrastructure Automation and Intelligence Capabilities Offer Seamless Identity Performance at Incredible Scale for the World’s Largest Sites and Apps Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase announced DynamicScale, a new high capacity customer identity offering that enables transformative scale for the largest businesses and the most highly-trafficked apps and sites on the internet, supporting traffic bursts and extended use of up to 500,000 authentications…

Druva Appoints Bill Losch, Okta CFO, to Board of Directors

Losch brings more than 20 years of experience leading and scaling SaaS organizations Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, announced the appointment of Bill Losch to the company’s board of directors and chairman of the audit committee. Losch brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting and scaling SaaS solutions to Druva and will support the company during a time of hypergrowth and rapid market expansion. As CFO of Okta, the identity company that stands for trust,…