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We performed a comparison between CyberArk Identity and Okta Workforce Identity based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Access Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed CyberArk Identity vs. Okta Workforce Identity report (Updated: August 2022).
636,406 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The most valuable features of CyberArk Identity are its ability to control access to administrative staff.""The initial setup is straightforward. It takes me up to an hour and a half.""The setup, via cloud, is simple.""If anyone makes an error, or if an incident occurs by accident, the business will not be harmed as a result of this activity.""The user self-service program and the Office 365 provisioning service feature are the most valuable. It is a very easy and feature-rich solution that gives priority to the users and security.""I found the solution to be stable."

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"The most valuable features are ease of operation and visibility.""I am able to authenticate my users on cloud and SaaS applications such as Workday through Okta workflows.""It's reliable and it does what it is advertised to do.""We find the solution to be reliable for our customers and it is nice that it is cloud-based and can be accessed from anywhere.""The initial setup of Okta Workforce Identity is straightforward. I was able to get an environment ready within half a day.""This solution has a lot of capabilities and features.""The most valuable feature in Okta Workforce Identity is the single sign-on, universal directory, and lifecycle management.""The initial setup is easy."

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Cons
"They could improve their UI and make everything more user-friendly.""The solution could be easier to use and I found it to be very complex involving many steps.""More integrations would be better.""They can include the Mobile Device Management (MDM) feature.""CyberArk Identity could improve by having the ability to better manage the network, such as Cisco. There seem to be some issues in this area.""The user interface could be improved."

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"Application updates are lacking. Customer support needs to be improved.""There are some issues with the interface that can be improved.""Okta Workforce Identity could improve the support system, they are too slow.""Therefore, if you have 10 million users, that's almost 100 million, so it is costly.""It's not compatible with on-premises installations, unless you host it as a SaaS. We were not able to do that. For example, imagine a scenario where the cloud is not available. Then, Okta will not work for you. That use case will readily fail because it doesn't have an on-premises installation that you can use to authenticate or provide identity and access management. If you have a purely on-premises solution that is not connected to the internet, then this will not work. This is one area that can be improved.""The pricing could be improved.""Okta Workforce Identity can improve by having more features in governance.""The solution should have greater on-premises availability, not just cloud and more package customization in its processing."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "There is an initial license and then there is a subscription needed."
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  • "I believe it competes well. The pricing is pretty competitive. I know that Microsoft also provides something similar with its MFA and identity services."
  • "It is costly for large companies."
  • "The price of this product could be lower."
  • "It has a yearly subscription. As compared to its competitors, it is quite expensive. It also has a complex licensing model."
  • "The pricing is reasonable."
  • "This solution is costly. Pricing is decent if you have less users, but it significantly goes up the more users you have, with its cost not justified."
  • "This is an expensive solution but the security makes it worthwhile."
  • "The price of Okta Workforce Identity is competitively priced. We pay annually for the use of the solution."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The user self-service program and the Office 365 provisioning service feature are the most valuable. It is a very easy and feature-rich solution that gives priority to the users and security.
    Top Answer:They can include the Mobile Device Management (MDM) feature.
    Top Answer:We sell as well as use this solution for our IT operations. We are using it for single sign-on. We are a small company, and we have a few users of this solution.
    Top Answer:What I found most valuable in Okta Workforce Identity is that it worked together with VMware Workspace One, so there was this device check at the same time. My company used the trusted device method… more »
    Top Answer:The pricing for Okta Workforce Identity could still be improved or made cheaper. It costs from 50 to 100 euros a year per user. Okta Workforce Identity has different packages you can choose from, and… more »
    Top Answer:A room for improvement in Okta Workforce Identity is its price. It could be cheaper. The biggest benefit of the solution is that everything works securely without extra steps, so you're saving on your… more »
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    Average Words per Review
    308
    Rating
    9.1
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    Also Known As
    Idaptive
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    Overview

    GRANT ACCESS TO YOUR WORKFORCE. GIVE NOTHING TO ATTACKERS.
    Your users need quick access to a variety of business resources. You need confidence it’s them knocking – not an attacker. With CyberArk Workforce Identity, you can empower your workforce while keeping threats out.

    Frictionless Sign On
    Keep workers working, not logging in and out.

    Adaptive Authentication
    Make intelligent access decisions based on AI-powered analytics.

    Secure Everywhere
    Enable access across any device, anywhere at just the right time.

    Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance. Okta is an on-demand identity and access management service for web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall.

    Offer
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    Sample Customers
    MLB, Citi, Pfizer, SulAmerica, GE Capital, Shiseido
    Box, Groupon, National Geographic, Western Union, DocuSign
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Government10%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company25%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Healthcare Company10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Government7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise69%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise43%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Buyer's Guide
    CyberArk Identity vs. Okta Workforce Identity
    August 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about CyberArk Identity vs. Okta Workforce Identity and other solutions. Updated: August 2022.
    636,406 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    CyberArk Identity is ranked 5th in Access Management with 7 reviews while Okta Workforce Identity is ranked 2nd in Access Management with 24 reviews. CyberArk Identity is rated 9.2, while Okta Workforce Identity is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of CyberArk Identity writes "Easy to set up with powerful features and good reliability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Okta Workforce Identity writes "Stable and reliable solution but the application updates are lacking". CyberArk Identity is most compared with Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), SailPoint IdentityIQ, F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) and VMware Workspace ONE, whereas Okta Workforce Identity is most compared with Google Cloud Identity, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), SailPoint IdentityIQ, Auth0 and Duo Security. See our CyberArk Identity vs. Okta Workforce Identity report.

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