Appgate SDP vs. The Okta Identity Cloud

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Appgate SDP
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
AppGate SDP (software-defined perimeter) from Cyxtera Technologies headquartered in Addison is a zero trust network security product.N/A
The Okta Identity Cloud
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built in the cloud. IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or whether the applications are in the cloud, on premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure and maintain compliance. The Okta service provides directory services, single sign-on, authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. ment systems.
$0
per month per user
Pricing
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Single Sign on
$2.00
Per User Per Month
Multi Factor Authentication
$3.00
Per User Per Month
Single Sign on Adaptive
$5.00
Per User Per Month
Multi Factor Authentication Adaptive
$6.00
Per User Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Considered Both Products
Appgate SDP
Chose Appgate SDP
AppGate SDP was selected before I arrived at the project; I do not have details of the product selection process firsthand.
The Okta Identity Cloud

No answer on this topic

Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Identity Management
Comparison of Identity Management features of Product A and Product B
Appgate SDP
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Ratings
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.9
156 Ratings
10% above category average
ID-Management Access Control00 Ratings9.1144 Ratings
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)00 Ratings9.5152 Ratings
Multi-Factor Authentication00 Ratings9.2142 Ratings
Password Management00 Ratings8.8138 Ratings
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning00 Ratings8.9129 Ratings
ID Management Workflow Automation00 Ratings8.279 Ratings
ID Risk Management00 Ratings8.4106 Ratings
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User Ratings
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(198 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(18 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.1
(12 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.9
(50 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Appgate SDPThe Okta Identity Cloud
Likelihood to Recommend
Appgate
It is best suited for larger companies with lots of remote workers that need complex access management. We've barely scratched the surface on what Appgate can do via its API.
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Okta
I would definitely suggest this tool to my colleagues. When it comes to single sign to integrate all our applications under one umbrella, this will be the tool to go for sure. In our company, when we were moving our applications to the cloud one by one, we wanted one tool that could serve as a platform for all the applications with one password and with enhanced multi factor authentication and we choose The Okta Identity Cloud. When it comes to SAP, integration with The Okta Identity Cloud was a little tedious.
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Pros
Appgate
  • Software-Defined perimeter
  • Hide resources to non-authorized/authenticated users.
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Okta
  • RBAC is simple, straight forward and easy to manage
  • Integrations of Social Login are simple to configure and the Auth0 documentation shows step by step how to configure it
  • Rules/Hooks provide customization to the Auth0 flow, making it a great solution to define how we allow our users to login into our applications
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Cons
Appgate
  • Live logging in the client. Currently you have to "download" the logs into a zip file and then open that zipfile to look at the logs. There's no logfile to tail or watch.
  • Load balancing between controllers could be better. Currently relies on round robin DNS and sometimes a browser will pick a different IP than previous and you'll get a big "LOST CONNECTION TO CONTROLLER" message.
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Okta
  • The user interface of Okta is basic and needs improvement. There's some learning curve for new users.
  • One time integration effort is high for the initial setup. Took us around 3 weeks.
  • Okta times out pretty quick making us login multiple times in the day.
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Likelihood to Renew
Appgate
No answers on this topic
Okta
Okta has a passion to provide secure and scalable identity solution. Their passion has come across as advocacy in a way that has deepened my knowledge of the field of authentication. I took identity for granted before but after seeing features such as external authentication I know that Okta can enable my business to reach new heights
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Usability
Appgate
No answers on this topic
Okta
Some of its features are great and some are slightly complex and not easy without vendor support.
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Reliability and Availability
Appgate
No answers on this topic
Okta
The Okta Identity Cloud advertises 4 9's of reliability and I would go as far to say that it may even do better than that. As a true Global organization that operates in just about every region of the world, we have yet to have an issue with The Okta Identity Cloud that has impacted our business operations.
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Performance
Appgate
No answers on this topic
Okta
The Okta Identity Cloud performance is very good and there is never any reports from the user community or from the IT administrative team of slow response or sluggishness. In addition, integrations with other systems does not slow them down and everything works seamlessly. The only other feedback is that once in a while there is a slight delay in receiving a second factor on a mobile device but this is likely due to a phone endpoint issue and not the The Okta Identity Cloud service.
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Support Rating
Appgate
The company has been supportive overall of our needs and desired features. I have not personally called the support services, but I've heard no direct complaints either.
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Okta
There isn't a clear method to get a hold of support when trouble arises if you're on their standard plan. You can file a support ticket and they generally are responsive. I've often been able to find similar questions to the questions I've had when it comes to support in their ticket history, however, some have been closed without a satisfactory conclusion for the original poster.
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Alternatives Considered
Appgate
The existing system was FortiGate. The management of the system was a hassle. Because IT personnel had to manually create VPN accounts, user passwords were known to who created them and the end user did not have a way to change them. This created a security issue in the event an IT engineer left the company.
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Okta
Okta was the most expensive choise between than, but still our best bet. This was caused because they were able to integrate with 90% of our software without any headache and 10% with some studies - this work would be higher and requires more working hours from our engineers if we opted to their competitors.
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Scalability
Appgate
No answers on this topic
Okta
Being a cloud native application, The Okta Identity Cloud is extremely scalable and easy to setup. By integrating into existing directories and applications via standard techniques and protocols, it is very easy to both initially setup and add additional users as required. Once all the necessary integrations are setup, it's a simple rinse and repeat process to onboard additional users (which can be automated with imports as well)
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Return on Investment
Appgate
  • We are achieving our goals with this tool by hiding resources behind it.
  • It is a new model that requires a different thought process for many in network operations.
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Okta
  • Customer experience has been a big win for us. Extremely minimal issues reported.
  • We did not have a PAM in place at all until The Okta Identity Cloud
  • Relatively easy to deploy. No major downtimes to deploy was a nice bonus.
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