Okta Reviews, Pricing, and FAQs

Learn about Okta’s identity and mobile management service for businesses. Includes info on Okta, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on July 8th, 2019

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Okta is an identity and mobile device management platform for businesses. Okta’s solutions include multi-factor authentication, and API access and lifecycle management. Businesses can use Okta to prevent data breaches and enhance customer experiences.

Pricing:

Okta has various product types with monthly or annual pricing.

IT Products:

Product Type

Monthly Pricing (per user)

Single Sign-On SSO

$2.00

Single Sign-On Adaptive SSO

$5.00

Multi-factor Authentication MFA

$3.00

Multi-factor Authentication Adaptive MFA

$6.00

Universal Directory

$1.00

Lifecycle Management

$4.00

Unlimited Lifecycle Management

$8.00

API Access Management

$2.00

API Products:

Product Type

Annual Pricing

Developer

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One App

$17,000.00

Enterprise

$42,000.00

Add-Ons:

Product Type

Annual Pricing

Inbound Federation

$8,000.00

API Access Management

$8,000.00

Multi-factor Authentication MFA

$8,000.00

Multi-factor Authentication Adaptive MFA

$16,000.00

SSO Integrations

$2,000.00

Lifecycle Management

$10,000.00

Directory Integration

$21,000.00

Okta Reviews
Review:

Pros: Fantastic dashboard and awesome 2-factor authentication.

Cons: It doesn't support Flash logins.

Bottomline: Amazing solution to streamline mobile device management processes.

Key Information:

Co-Founders

Todd McKinnon and Frederic Kerrest

Year Founded

2009

Headquarters

San Francisco, CA

Number of Employees

1,001-5,000

CEO

Todd McKinnon

Address

301 Brannan Street, 1st Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

Phone

+1 800-219-0964

Website

www.okta.com

Reviews:

Source

Review

Mark - ipfs-sec.stackexchange.cloudflare-ipfs.com

I would recommend Okta.Keepass, Lastpass, and Dashlane are more targeted to consumers while Okta is focused entirely on businesses at roughly the same price. We did a comparison matrix and found Okta offered the most relevant business features, more customer support, and more regular updates. It was easy to setup and maintain.

io242 - reddit.com

We okta for ~300 people and it works great. Easy to administrate and use.

Ezekielhollandsworth - reddit.com

We use Okta for about 200 users. I love not having to have 3 or 4 (or more to do it REALLY right) to manage. I just run the agent on two different VMs (with access to DCs) and I'm done.Administration is fine. We've only been using it about 60 days but there haven't been any outages and the support tickets were answered very quickly. In both instances, it was simply lack on information on my part, not service issues.I'd definitely recommend it to anyone managing ADFS. Now that it's more likely they'll cause a sign-in outage than us, I'm happy.

Arcsech - news.ycombinator.com

We recently switched to Okta at work, and while it's better than the no SSO we had before, it's really annoying and makes a lot of things a pain the butt.

Ryan Sinnwell - quora.com

We chose Okta among many other options because of ease of use. With something that becomes the starting point for nearly everything our users do throughout the day, customer experience was our number one factor. It is great that the easiest to use also seemed to have the largest application catalog and was one of the most robust for administrators. All of these together made it easy to “sell” internally even though there were systems with a lower acquisition cost.

FAQs:

Is Okta secure?

Okta provides secure and extensively audited infrastructure and processes.

  • Operational and security processes have been audited using SOC 2 processes.
  • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust, and Assurance Registry (STAR) Level 2 Attestation.
  • ISO 27007:2013 Certification.
  • ISO 27018:2014 Certification.
  • HIPAA Compliant Service instance.
  • Official status with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)

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How much does Okta cost?

Okta’s IT Product plans range from $1.00 to $8.00 per user per month. Okta’s API Product plans range from $17,000.00 to $42,000.00 annually. Okta’s Add-On products range from $2,000.00 to $16,000.00 annually, depending on your business needs.

See Okta's full list of pricing.

Is Okta an identity provider?

Okta provides identity solutions for secure identity management.

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How do I assign an app to Okta?

You can assign applications via the Applications page. See detailed instructions here.

Does Okta use SAML?

Okta supports SAML and offers SAML toolkits you can use to SAML enable your apps.

Learn more about Okta.

Is Okta free?

Okta offers a free 30-day free trial. Okta for Good provides 25 free IT licenses to non-profit organizations.

See Okta's full list of pricing.

How does Okta SWA work?

When SWA is enabled for an app, there will be a link next to the end user's app icon. Clicking on the link allows them to set up and update their credentials for that app. Learn more about Okta's SWA.

What is Okta authentication?

Okta Authentication enables you to authenticate users, perform multi-factor enrollment and verification, and unlock accounts.

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Is Okta FedRAMP certified?

Yes, Okta has official status with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).

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What is Okta Verify?

Okta Verify is a multi-factor authentication type used to verify an end user's identity.

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Is Okta a LDAP?

Okta provides an LDAP Interface that allows for cloud-based LDAP authentication.

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How does Okta authentication work?

Okta Authentication controls user access to your Okta applications and enables you to authenticate users, perform multi-factor enrollment and verification, and unlock accounts.

Is Okta HIPAA compliant?

Okta has a HIPAA Compliant Service instance.

Learn more about Okta.

What is Okta Mobile used for?

Okta Mobile is a companion application that allows you to access work resources on your mobile device.

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What is the Okta platform?

Okta is an identity and mobile device management platform. Solutions include multi-factor authentication, API access, and lifecycle management.

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What is Okta MFA?

Okta Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is an access management product with which users can set contextual access policies, that has risk profiling capabilities, and allows for integration with apps and VPNs.

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Can Okta replace AD?

No, but Okta offer Active Directory integration features.

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What is the Okta domain?

An Okta org's URL has the Okta domain name. You can customize your Okta org domain name to reflect your own URL domain.

Does Okta use AWS?

Yes, they offer Okta Cloud Connect for AWS which allows you to access AWS services.

Learn more about Okta.

Is there an Okta free trial?

A 30-day free trial is available here. You will need to furnish some personal and business details. No credit card is required.