Okta vs Salesforce Identity
Last updated: January 20, 2018
Support enterprise-wide identity management across any app, user or device with Okta - a future-proof cloud service designed for maximum ROI & ease of use. A secure, reliable cloud service for today’s hybrid IT reality. Comprehensive Identity Management that has no alternatives. Across All Apps, Users and Devices. Easy-to-use, Superior ROI. Integrated, Future Proof
One login for all your web, mobile and on-premises apps. That makes it easier for IT. And users. Improve usability and security with standards-based single sign-on to all your enterprise apps. Provide single sign-on, authorization and mobile specific policies for standard Salesforce apps, or custom apps built with Mobile Services. Instant internal and external collaboration with social feeds built into Identity services.
2017 - Okta launches free service for startups to win over Salesforce Identity
Online identity management provider Okta, which counts corporate clients like Nordstrom and government clients like the U.S. Department of Justice, said that it’s now going to let startups use its services for free. Young organizations with up to 25 employees will be able to use Okta Identity Cloud without charge for one year. CEO Todd McKinnon hopes that they’ll become corporate clients as their business grows and they’re satisfied with the secure sign-on services. There are a lot of companies in the secure sign-in space. When asked about startups like Duo or SailPoint, which recently went public, McKinnon said “they have one part of what we offer” and “we have a broad suite.” He believes Okta’s real competitors are the incumbents like IBM, Oracle, Salesforce and Computer Associates. So we may assume that Okta is now more affordable if compared vs Salesforce Identity