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"The most valuable aspects of the solution are the integration with external websites one-factor authentication.""This solution allows us to do the provisioning. Also the most important for us is the ability to enable and disable features to employees as they onboard and offboard.""Enabled MFA to access federated applications as well as increased user satisfaction through improved provisioning times and more reliable processes.""The ease of deployment, ease of use, and speed of delivery is what I like about Okta Workforce Identity. It is very easy to use. For a lot of software, you need to be trained extensively and have a very technical background. Okta Workforce Identity is quite simple. You can integrate any software into Okta. They've got a network of 7,000 applications that easily integrate into it.""Having a single sign-on to all our applications.""The MFA part is the best. MFA provided most of the security that we were looking at with respect to the second level of authentication. Okta Workforce Identity provides a number of options with respect to multifactor authentication, such as the app, phone call, and text. These options provide different ways of logging in for users, and they were a lot more than what we needed. This is certainly a very good feature of Okta Workforce Identity.""The most valuable features are ease of operation and visibility.""Its simplicity and its integration with various vendor-agnostic platforms are the most valuable features."

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"The community is very active and when I had questions about an issue, I was able to find the resources.""The solution is stable and reliable.""Certifications and user provisioning features are the most valuable.""It provides a lot of out-of-the-box functionalities. You don't have to do too much custom development like other solutions such as Microsoft or NetIQ. It also has a lot of out-of-the-box connectors for different sources, directories, databases, etc. Its cloud version is working very well, and its pricing is okay. Its value for money is fine for most of the customers. It is also very flexible. They have frequent new releases and patches for fixing errors and things like that.""The most valuable feature for our customers and for us is the identity data warehouse.""The basic concept is most valuable. I like how they have designed the solution. They create an Identity Cube, and then they do all the processes and configuration around the Identity Cube.""The solution is pretty stable and simple to use.""The solution is very good at the management of the identity lifecycle."

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"The solution lacks an on-premises deployment model so it can't offer a hybrid solution. It would be ideal if clients had options that weren't just cloud-based.""I don't know if it is possible to make it simpler to use or simpler to understand, but that would be the most important thing to improve.""SSO and MFA for improved end-user experience, and protection against password spray attacks, account password self-service.""It would be pricing, which is a tough one because it goes against Microsoft. A lot of companies say they're a Microsoft partner, and they get all their software for free. Okta is like a luxury product, and it's not the most affordable one. I would say if they could work on pricing, it would help. Other than that, they've done great strides in developing a product that is really good. The companies that do see the value tend to invest in it.""You can't hide the device when you're checking logs.""They also have single sign-on (SSO). When we bought Okta Workforce Identity a year and a half ago, I was also looking at SSO, but not much documentation was available for SSO. The documentation for SSO should be a little more robust for somebody who is implementing it for the first time.""The integration with third-party tools needs to be improved.""It can have more API integrations."

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"The interface should be simple and easier to use.""The connectors are far too manual. This needs to be automated a bit.""The UI needs to be more user friendly. More concentration on historical policy violations would be great. In terms of new features, I would like to see artificial intelligence and machine language added.""They can work on their strategy for the on-premise version. They have to decide whether and for how long they will support the on-premise version. The new features first appear in the cloud, and after that, they are released for the on-premise version. In the cloud, you have more options and flexibility, which is absolutely normal. They have to have a clear strategy regarding whether they'll support the on-premises version with the same focus. The licensing for on-premise and cloud is a little bit different. They can make it the same.""The report functionality and dashboard of the access manager could be improved.""It is too technical. You need really good technical skills in Java and other technologies, which are hard to find. If they can make it easier so that things can be done with a few clicks, it will be great.""What it doesn't do is provide notice in the event of a vulnerability or offense from the security.""Compared to at least one other product some of the administrative tasks could be easier or more intuitive."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It could be a bit too pricey for small companies. Okta Workforce Identity can add a lot of benefits, but smaller companies may not have a lot of applications that need to be managed by Okta Workforce Identity. In larger organizations, there are more departments, applications, and users to manage. Okta Workforce Identity adds a bit more value to those bigger organizations. In addition to standard licensing fees, there are also additional costs for things""License is around US$20,000 annually.""I believe it competes well. The pricing is pretty competitive. I know that Microsoft also provides something similar with its MFA and identity services.""It is costly for large companies.""The price of this product could be lower.""It has a yearly subscription. As compared to its competitors, it is quite expensive. It also has a complex licensing model."

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"SailPoint is higher in price as compared to Saviynt. The initial cost of SailPoint is very high. There are additional costs to the standard licensing fees.""Its price is okay. It provides good value for money. It is subscription-based. You can go for a one-year or three-year subscription.""The price of the solution could improve, it is not priced well for smaller businesses to afford.""It is a costly solution. Its cost, for sure, should be reduced.""You do pay one price for the license but that price depends on what you choose to include as far as the optional modules go."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution so far has been very stable.
Top Answer: We pay for the solution on a yearly basis. We recognize it as quite expensive. We were using a standard license during the trial. We felt that we would get more features. However, there were some… more »
Top Answer: Okta can consider to become also a password vaulting manager. We also didn't find an option to setup access to web services that require second factor authentication. Also it's hard to figure out… more »
Top Answer: The solution is pretty stable and simple to use.
Top Answer: It is a costly solution. Its cost, for sure, should be reduced.
Top Answer: An issue needing improvement is that the solution is heavily focused on one's identity, while there has been a move to providing identity as a security service. While it provides these services, the… more »
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Overview

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance. Okta is an on-demand identity and access management service for web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall.

SailPoint is the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise. We’re committed to protecting businesses from the inherent risk that comes with providing technology access across today’s diverse and remote workforce. Our identity security solutions secure and enable thousands of companies worldwide, giving our customers unmatched visibility into the entirety of their digital workforce, and ensuring that each worker has the right access to do their job, no more, no less. With SailPoint at the foundation of their business, our customers can provision access with confidence, protect business assets at scale and ensure compliance with certainty.

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Box, Groupon, National Geographic, Western Union, DocuSign
Adobe, AXA Technology Services, Cuna Mutual Group, Equifax, ING Direct, Orrstown Bank, Rockwell Automation, SallieMae, Spirit Aerosystems, TEL
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Manufacturing Company23%
Healthcare Company15%
Computer Software Company15%
Comms Service Provider15%
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Energy/Utilities Company29%
Insurance Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
University14%
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company5%
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Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise45%
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Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise64%
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Small Business37%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise48%
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Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise85%
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Okta Workforce Identity is ranked 2nd in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 16 reviews while SailPoint IdentityIQ is ranked 3rd in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 8 reviews. Okta Workforce Identity is rated 8.8, while SailPoint IdentityIQ is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Okta Workforce Identity writes "Good product with ease of deployment, ease of use, speed of delivery, and easy integration with other software". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SailPoint IdentityIQ writes "End-to-end Identity Management and Access Governance solution that shows why its a Market leader". Okta Workforce Identity is most compared with Google Cloud Identity, Azure Active Directory, OneLogin Workforce Identity, Auth0 and Zscaler Private Access, whereas SailPoint IdentityIQ is most compared with CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Saviynt, Microsoft Identity Manager, ForgeRock and One Identity Manager. See our Okta Workforce Identity vs. SailPoint IdentityIQ report.

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