Okta placed highest for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2019--
Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA) the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced that the company has been recognized by Gartner Inc. as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Access Management. In the report, Okta placed highest on the ability to execute axis and furthest on the completeness of vision axis. A complimentary version of the report can be found here.
“We believe that Gartner’s continued recognition of Okta as a Leader serves as strong evidence of our sustained leadership in identity and access management,” said Ryan Carlson, Chief Marketing Officer, Okta. “We also believe it’s clear validation of our focus on making our customers successful. This will remain our top priority as we continue to extend the Okta Identity Cloud to new business resources like critical infrastructure and on-premises applications. Additionally, we’ve delivered new capabilities to unlock deep customization and extensibility of any identity experience through the platform. We're confident in our ability to deliver first-class access management solutions for enterprise workforces — employees, contractors, and partners — and customers.”
Okta believes this recognition from Gartner adds to their continued momentum. In June, Forrester Research Inc. recognized Okta as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) for Enterprise, Q2 2019. Earlier in the year, Okta hosted its annual customer conference, Oktane19, in San Francisco where it announced new products and expanded functionality. In Q1 of this year, the company announced that 6,550 organizations are using Okta to securely connect people and organizations to the right technologies.
This report defines the AM market as “vendors providing solutions that use access control engines to provide centralized authentication, SSO, session management and authorization enforcement for target applications in multiple use cases (B2E, B2B, and B2C).” This is the third year in a row that Okta has been named a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Access Management.
For a complimentary copy of the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, please visit: https://www.okta.com/resources/access-management-leader-gartner-magic-quadrant/
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Michael Kelley, Abhyuday Data, Henrique Teixeira, 12 August 2019.
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Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. Over 6,550 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.
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