Okta teams up with ServiceNow to bring identity layer to breach containment

Okta and fellow cloud company ServiceNow got together to build an app that helps ServiceNow customers using their security operations tools find security issues related to identity and take action imm

Okta reports earnings, moves headquarters and launches free service for startups

It was a big day for online identity management provider, Okta. After reporting better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, the company also made a slew of announcements.

Okta has a great earnings day on the back of strong international growth

Okta kept its beat-streak alive today with a healthy earnings report. On the back of international growth and a healthy services business, Okta beat revenue expectations by nine percent and managed to

Most of 2017’s tech IPOs are performing well

Blue Apron and Snap had disappointing debuts this year, but others have fared much better. Of the tech companies that have gone public this year, most are trading above their IPO price. But there have

Okta makes 2FA standard for all customers as it opens Oktane customer conference

There was a time when two-factor identification (2FA) was nice to have, but times have changed as hackers get ever more sophisticated and users need whatever edge they can get. Perhaps that’s wh

The IPO market in 2017? Underwhelming so far, underscores a new survey

The IPO market isn't looking much more vibrant than last year, underscores a new survey. That could be discouraging for those who hoped a blah year would lead to a booming one. In fact, unless the fal

How this year’s tech IPOs have fared so far

Blue Apron has finally gone public, and we’re at about the halfway point of the year. We’ve seen a lot of IPOs for the first half of 2017, which followed a huge drought last year. All this

Okta soars 5% after first earnings report

Okta reported its first quarterly results since going public in April. The company managed to surpass investors' expectations and went up 5 percent in initial after-hours trading. Okta, which provides

Yext is set to raise $115.5M in its IPO after final pricing

Yext today said it would price its initial public offering at $11, meaning the company will raise around $115.5 million in its IPO as it sets up for a debut tomorrow.

Okta pops as Wall Street continues to take a shine to the enterprise

Okta came out of the gate strong today in its Wall Street debut, attracting the type of institutional investors CEO Todd McKinnon says should be around for the long haul. This IPO comes at a time when

Okta finishes up 38% in stock market debut

Okta, the identity management software company, went public on the Nasdaq today, continuing a wave of tech IPOs. After pricing its IPO at $17, Okta raised $187 million by selling 11 million shares in

Identity management software provider Okta seeks to raise $187M with IPO pricing

Okta is setting an increasingly ambitious target for its IPO, now officially pricing it at $17 per share set for its debut tomorrow — and looking to raise as much as $187 million in the hopes that i

Okta IPO filing marks public market tipping point for SaaS Vendors

When Okta, the unicorn cloud identity management company, filed its S-1 IPO paperwork yesterday, it was the latest pure-cloud subscription-based company to go public. Wall Street could finally be read

Identity management software provider Okta files for today’s second $100M IPO

It looks like Snap's (at least perceived) successful IPO has officially opened the window: Following Yext officially filing for an IPO this afternoon, identity management software company Okta just dr

Okta acquihires Stormpath, doubles down on identity in apps and APIs

Okta, the $1.2 billion identity management startup for enterprises that some tip for an IPO this year, has made an acquisition of sorts to expand one of its newer lines of business: managing IDs acro

Why the next great SaaS company will look nothing like Salesforce

Integration companies, while not glamorous, can build market power by positioning themselves at the center of an ecosystem and creating an “ecosystem network effect”, whereby they become a de fact

What if cybersecurity followed physics?

The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-excl

Okta extends identity management to APIs

Okta announced it was bringing identity management to APIs today at its Oktane customer conference in Las Vegas. For a long time, Okta was about connecting people with cloud applications such as Servi

Protecting identity could be key to enterprise security

When you hear from people who know about security, the discussion often turns to end users, who are considered the weakest link in the security chain. While IT and the powers that be struggle to secu

Okta expands partnership with Box to include enterprise mobility management

Okta, a company mostly known for cloud identity management, made a foray into enterprise mobility management (EMM) at the end of 2014. Today, it announced a partnership with Box to support device
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