Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, is an enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on, multifactor authentication, and conditional access to guard against 99.9 percent of cybersecurity attacks.
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is a cloud-based identity and access management service. This service helps your employees access external resources, such as Microsoft 365, the Azure portal, and thousands of other SaaS applications. Azure Active Directory also helps them access internal resources like apps on your corporate intranet network, along with any cloud apps developed for your own organization.
Azure AD is intended for:
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.
IBM Cloud Identity Connect is ranked 15th in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 1 review while Okta Workforce Identity is ranked 2nd in Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) (IAMaaS) with 25 reviews. IBM Cloud Identity Connect is rated 8.0, while Okta Workforce Identity is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IBM Cloud Identity Connect writes "Straightforward installation, complete solution, and good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Okta Workforce Identity writes "Stable and reliable solution but the application updates are lacking". IBM Cloud Identity Connect is most compared with , whereas Okta Workforce Identity is most compared with Google Cloud Identity, SailPoint IdentityIQ, Auth0, Duo Security and ForgeRock.
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