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Okta Recognized as a Leader by Independent Research Firm in Identity as a Service Evaluation for Enterprise with Highest Ranking in Strategy and Current Offering categories

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September 2021 – Okta, Inc.
(NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity, announced that the
company has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service
(IDaaS) for Enterprise, Q3 2021, a report published by Forrester Research, Inc.
The report evaluates eleven Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) for Enterprise
vendors and positions Okta as a Leader, earning the highest ranking in the
“current offering” and “strategy” categories and the highest possible score in
the “market presence” category. Download the report here.

“We
are incredibly proud that Okta has been named a Leader in Forrester’s IDaaS for
Enterprise Wave evaluation report by Forrester,” said Kendall Collins, Chief
Marketing Officer, Okta. “We continuously innovate to help our customers
accelerate their identity-first security and digital initiatives. We believe
recognition from Forrester as a leader in identity validates our strategy,
innovations, and investments. We thank our customers who put their trust in us
and who choose to build on top of the Okta platform. We are defining the future
of identity together with our customers and team.”

Forrester’s
evaluation of Okta states, “Okta’s IDaaS platform has expansive depth and
breadth of prebuilt connectors with over 7,000 for SSO (1,600 SAML, 65 OIDC)
and over 200 for user provisioning and deprovisioning (SCIM). Okta supports
passwordless options, including WebAuthn, and provides NIST aligned
authenticator assurance levels.” Additionally, Forrester cites that “the
solution offers a compelling user experience with self-service access request
approvals for users, and no/low code approaches, such as Okta Workflows.”

Okta
Workflows automates highly complex identity-centric business processes and is
one of six Okta Platform Services, the foundational technologies of the Okta
Identity Cloud. Further, the Okta Identity Cloud’s neutrality is underpinned by
the Okta Integration Network, powered by more than 7,000 integrations to the
most in-demand cloud and on-premises applications and tools on the market.
Workflow Connectors enable customers to further unlock Okta’s integration-rich
identity platform.

 

Okta’s
placement as a Leader in Forrester’s 2021 IDaaS for Enterprise Wave follows
significant business momentum, notably the acquisition of CIAM
vendor Auth0, leadership
additions formerly of Salesforce and Google in engineering and marketing, and numerous new product innovations announced
at Oktane21 including expansion across the Okta Integration Network for
customer identity, Okta’s new comprehensive experience
for developers, and Okta’s
expansion in two new markets with Okta Identity Governance and Okta Privileged Access.

For a
complimentary copy of The Forrester Wave: Identity-As-A-Service for Enterprise,
Q3 2021, please visit: https://www.okta.com/resources/analyst-research-the-forrester-wave-identity-as-a-service-for-enterprise-q3-2021/

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