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The Okta Identity Cloud

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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

SAP NW Identity Management

SAP Identity Management manages organization identities centrally with a great amount of flexibility and efficiency.Compared to the conventional SAP solution of central user administration (CUA), SAP IDM (version 7.2/8.0) delivers a great number of benefits like:1. Availability of connectors for non-SAP application identity management,
2. Modular/granular access management in the form of context-based business role definition.
3. It can be integrated with the SAP HR system for making entire user identity management automatic.
Amitkumar Shinde | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Identity Management

The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0
SAP NW Identity Management
8.9
ID-Management Access Control
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.8
SAP NW Identity Management
9.0
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.6
SAP NW Identity Management
10.0
Multi-Factor Authentication
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.6
SAP NW Identity Management
8.0
Password Management
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.7
SAP NW Identity Management
10.0
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.8
SAP NW Identity Management
10.0
ID Management Workflow Automation
The Okta Identity Cloud
8.3
SAP NW Identity Management
7.0
ID Risk Management
The Okta Identity Cloud
9.1
SAP NW Identity Management
8.0

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

SAP NW Identity Management

  • In my previous organization, to achieve the granularity of access based on organization restrictions, we implemented enabler role-based security roles. Provisioning the enabler roles through the SAP GRC was a great challenge (realistically improbable). Here came the SAP IDM to our rescue. It has a peculiar feature of context-based business role provisioning feature.
  • Customized context & its association with security roles & user HR attributes, give us unique ability to achieve granularity of access provisioning.
  • SAP IDM integrates with the SAP HR system and identity management becomes automatic.
Amitkumar Shinde | 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

SAP NW Identity Management

  • SAP Identity management should come up with connectors for almost all not SAP applications, which will enable the use of SAP IDM as a one-stop solution for organizations' identity management.
Amitkumar Shinde | 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

SAP NW Identity Management

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

SAP NW Identity Management

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

SAP NW Identity Management

SAP NW Identity Management 8.0
Based on 1 answer
As IDM heavily relies on JAVA/SQL as a development language, finding skills resources sometimes becomes challenging. But SAP has strong support available for this product which makes it reliable for long term use within an organization.
Amitkumar Shinde | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

SAP NW Identity Management

SAP IDM offers a great deal of benefits/features compared to conventional access provisioning with SAP.
1. Conventional SAP user administration solution like CUA has great limitations. e.g. only SAP systems can be managed. Low-performance issues, unreliable access provisioning, and risk analysis were missing.
2. SAP IDM integrates with SAP GRC solution to perform the reliable risk analysis before access provisioning. Its context feature allows granular access provisioning.
Amitkumar Shinde | 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

SAP NW Identity Management

  • SAP IDM has the huge potential to minimize risks arising out of disorganized identity management within an organization. As all identities are managed centrally, there is very little room for manipulation of an identity.
  • As this solution has the ability to integrate with SAP GRC, risk analysis becomes mandatory before any access provisioning takes place.
  • As the solution is automatic, hiring to employee exits is managed with a minimal margin of error.
Amitkumar Shinde | 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

SAP NW Identity Management

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
SAP NW Identity Management
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.0
SAP NW Identity Management

Usability

The Okta Identity Cloud
9.0
SAP NW Identity Management

Reliability and Availability

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6
SAP NW Identity Management

Support Rating

The Okta Identity Cloud
8.6
SAP NW Identity Management
8.0

Online Training

The Okta Identity Cloud
1.0
SAP NW Identity Management

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