Okta, Inc. is a leading identity management company based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 2009 by Todd McKinnon and Frederic Kerrest. The company went public in 2017 and is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol OKTA.
Okta specializes in providing cloud-based identity and access management solutions. Its core product is the Okta Identity Cloud, a comprehensive platform that enables organizations to securely manage and control user identities, access rights, and authentication across various applications and devices. It has gained recognition for its robust security features, scalability, and user-friendly interface. It is trusted by organizations of all sizes and across various industries to protect their digital assets and ensure regulatory compliance. The platform has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and has received numerous awards for its innovation and effectiveness.
The Okta Identity Cloud allows businesses to centralize user authentication, streamline user onboarding and offboarding processes, and enforce security policies to protect sensitive data. It supports a wide range of authentication methods, including multi-factor authentication and adaptive authentication, to ensure secure access to enterprise resources.
The company has built an extensive ecosystem of over 7,000 integrations with popular applications and services, making it easier for organizations to connect and manage user access across their technology stack. This approach allows Okta to provide a seamless experience for customers, enabling them to leverage their existing investments in software and infrastructure.
In recent years, Okta has expanded its offerings beyond identity and access management. The company has made strategic acquisitions to enhance its capabilities in areas such as customer identity and access management (CIAM) and privileged access management (PAM), further strengthening its position as a comprehensive identity solutions provider.