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The Okta Identity Cloud

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 8.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

IdentityIQ

It is most appropriate for organizations that categorize the request in a "role" configuration but is quite appropriate for "entitlement" based configurations as well. Its flexible configuration is very effective for accommodating any business needs in an efficient manner.
Mark Routh MCPM, PMP, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

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

Pros

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

IdentityIQ

  • Providing accurate visibility enterprise-wide to who has access to what applications and data, across the entire organization.
  • Seamless automatic provisioning of access based on matrix defined job roles and job functions , simplifying the provisioning process.
  • An elegant interface to manage certifications and to limit access as customers change their job functions or projects (typically within 12-24 months).
Omon Edeki | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

IdentityIQ

  • Beanshell is used to program it - this is an old variant of Java pre-generics. This language essentially died in 2005 and there is no reason a product like this should be using it.
  • There is no built-in way to version control the scripts that are used. We had to develop our own system to properly follow the SDLC.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

IdentityIQ

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

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

IdentityIQ

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

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

IdentityIQ

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

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

IdentityIQ

IIQ can do much more. And it's highly configurable, so it can more easily be adapted for related uses.
David Riddel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

IdentityIQ

  • Over time, IdentityIQ would save a lof of money and time by eliminating unnecessary paperwork in organizations.
  • By controlling access to applications, IdentityIQ reduces the risk of security breaches and hacks.
  • Self-service password reset and provisioning make this solution unique and would increase the efficiency and productivity of employees.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

The Okta Identity Cloud

General

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

IdentityIQ

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0
IdentityIQ
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.0
IdentityIQ

Usability

The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0
IdentityIQ

Reliability and Availability

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6
IdentityIQ

Support Rating

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6
IdentityIQ

Online Training

The Okta Identity Cloud
1.0
IdentityIQ

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