Okta Workforce Identity Primary Use Case

Managing Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

It has got a big network of apps that easily integrate into it, making deployments a lot faster than traditional identity platforms. So, the use case will be companies that are looking to be on a cloud journey for cloud adoption strategies. It also suits companies that have on-premise applications and would like to make them web-based, essentially, access them on one portal. Thus, allowing companies to ensure that they can pretty easily manage access to these applications by their users.

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Sales Executive at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Okta essentially helps us to onboard employees. We do have difficulty onboarding specific employees, as we're a growing company. Okta helps us provision the software as a service applications that we have in our company for the new hires. We do about 5% software as a service application. Once they join the company, it's a simpler process and a quick onboarding process for them.

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Application Support Leader at a computer software company with 201-500 employees

The primary use case of this solution is a single sign-on software. We apply a menu to everyone in the company with software that they have access to and allowing them to use that as a single point of sign-on for all of their applications.

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Chief Technology Officer at Windval Technology Solutions LLC

We are a solution provider and Okta is one of the products that we implement for our clients. I am a solution architect and help to design the system.

Most of our clients have a hybrid architecture where they want to use a single sign-on. They have some applications on-premises, whereas others are on the public cloud. This means that they have a two-tier or three-tier architecture.

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Thiago Lopes
Information Security Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The primarily use of the solution has been for education and to support our Federation identification as well. We also use it for a Google IDM, in that you use it to segregate our Google DCB environment and provide for our engineers.

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Esteban Quinones
Manager, Identity Management Services at Verisk Analytics

SSO and MFA: To extend Identity Authentication on the existing IAM identity and account operations to the multiple domains for administrative and help desk personnel. Improve consistency of the identity management processes across the organization and improve compliance with governance mandates.

The access management with Okta revolves around the establishment of a single authentication store (reducing the number of accounts), which will allow the migration of existing applications to federations, or a common identity store. It will also establish a suite of centralized authentication services that can be used for future applications and systems platforms.

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Information Technology Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

We mostly use it for MFA for logging into our Windows RDS environment and a web-based application called Tableau. We are using the latest version.

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Senior Director of Application Services and Process Management at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees

We use this solution for MFA and single sign-on.

It's our enterprise-wide identity management system. It identifies all of our users prior to accessing any of our applications.

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Managing Director at FOX DATA

We are an authorised reseller partner

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CDO & Co-Founder at ELYTIK

I am not using the custom identity aspect; I use it only for customers and staff. We wish to sell the customer EIM because, at the moment, they have a SaaS solution. You can use Microsoft Azure to host Workforce Identity.

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Information Systems Engineer at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees

We use this product to control access to applications.

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Arun Kumar V
Manager- IT Operations at Yodlee

Intergated on-prem and cloud applications on multi-tier domains and user identity accessing applications hosted on cross domains. Full fleged automation using AD and Okta groups for app assignment. 

Lifecycle Management of apps on our Okta tenant. 

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IT Manager at a construction company with 51-200 employees

My primary use case is to have a single sign-on and to have identity access management. I'm the team management manager and we are customers of Okta. 

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CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

We primarily use the solution to access cloud solutions and VDI

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Alexis Tran
Responsable Avant-vente at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees

Our customers use it for multi-factor authentication, lifecycle, and workflow.

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Learn what your peers think about Okta Workforce Identity. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: May 2021.
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