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Likelihood to Recommend

ObserveIT

  • Especially if you are working in the banking area, IT workers must use ObserveIT to provide more detailed evidence to audits.
  • You don't need to give a firewall permission to a client, you can easily do it by giving permissions to the ObserveIT server. By doing this, you will be able to understand why he/she needs this permission without asking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

Okta is great for organizations that need a unified, single sign-on application for various websites and internal applications. Also, if you need 2FA, Okta Workforce does it very well. I couldn't see a scenario where Okta wouldn't be appropriate, as it integrates directly into your current authentication solution, whether that be Active Directory, LDAP or some other form. It also could be the sole provider of authentication if needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0
ID-Management Access Control
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.8
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.6
Multi-Factor Authentication
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.6
Password Management
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.7
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.8
ID Management Workflow Automation
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.3
ID Risk Management
ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.1

Pros

ObserveIT

  • Takes screen captures of user's activities to understand suspicious activities better.
  • User friendly management interface makes it better.
  • Ease of upgrading all of the related servers and its agent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

  • The adaptive MFA is really flexible to each organization's needs. Being able to adjust MFA requirements based on location and application helps protect the data that needs to be protected, but allows for ease of use for other applications that don’t require as stringent protections.
  • Multiple levels of administrative rights allow organizations to distribute responsibilities to different teams and allowing them to assist in the administration. Examples are an IT Help Desk Team and an Application Security Team.
  • Set up is actually quite simple. Some applications do require a little more assistance, but for the most part, its applications are easy to integrate.
Chase Palmer, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ObserveIT

  • You need to make a better optimization work on its database servers. It may cause problems working itself properly.
  • After upgrading its agents, it may give some false positive alerts like "Agent not reporting" while it reporting.
  • Archiving technology must be improved. When you restart that appliance, it needs more tuning on it to make it right.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

  • Okta offers a few different pricing tiers but for what I'm using it for the price could be better. Since they offer different pricing tiers it's just a matter of matching up what you need the product to do and what you're willing to pay for.
Devin Garrett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ObserveIT

ObserveIT 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It depends on the our needs actually. Audit has big space on our environment, so we need to put anything infront of them clearly. ObserveIT makes it perfectly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

The Okta Identity Cloud 8.0
Based on 18 answers
They've shown that they're committed to maintaining a great core product while expanding to be more all-encompassing. They've released the first version of Okta Mobility Management, which is a completely different approach to a traditional MDM-type solution. While we don't use it yet, we're looking forward to how they develop it. It's a good example of a company that's still really growing, but doing it well.
Brian Farrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ObserveIT

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

The Okta Identity Cloud

The Okta Identity Cloud 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Some of its features are great and some are slightly complex and not easy without vendor support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ObserveIT

ObserveIT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to access them, immediate response and huge knowledge make them nearly perfect. Also their supports have great sense of humour :)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

The Okta Identity Cloud 8.6
Based on 24 answers
Their support team has always been extremely responsive and more than willing to go above and beyond the call of duty. They've done screen shares between our help desk staff and end users to work through issues. They are quick to respond and genuinely care about getting issues resolved. Couldn't be happier.
Sam Dresser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ObserveIT

Forcepoint Insider Threat is a new product and also it supports DLP(we were using Forcepoint DLP), that's why we did trial of this. As I said before, it's a new product on this area and its support level were low, on the other hand ObserveIT vendors gave support when we had a problem. That was the key point on our decision.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

Okta and Ping are similar but the future has been laid out for us by Okta and we believe that that is the correct path for our company and IT team to follow. We try to make sure that we are making progress that we can apply to everything we do and not limit ourselves. We feel that Okta gives us the best chance to do this
JJ McMahon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ObserveIT

  • As I previously mentioned about this, we were able to give more detailed evidence to the Internal/External Audit team. Audit teams were understanding all of the logs better.
  • A new feature with the newer version of it, like UEBA, we can find the riskier users by looking user's suspicious activities. This feature gave ObserveIT more credit on our bank.
  • Actually, there were no negative impacts on our objectives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

The Okta Identity Cloud

  • The IT resources were high before Okta. Okta helped us bring those costs down.
  • Okta has helped us be more secure and thus helped us with our exposure to unauthorized account access.
  • Industry adoption of Okta has made it easy to interface with other third party SaaS and services.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ObserveIT

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

The Okta Identity Cloud

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ObserveIT
8.0
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

ObserveIT
8.0
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.0

Usability

ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0

Reliability and Availability

ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6

Support Rating

ObserveIT
10.0
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6

Online Training

ObserveIT
The Okta Identity Cloud
1.0

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