Tuesday 18th December 2018
The Okta Identity Cloud and VMware Workspace ONE: Securely Embracing the Digital Workspace
The increased adoption of mobile and cloud services means that we can no longer have a network perimeter-centric view of security; instead, we need to securely enable access for the various users (employees, partners, contractors, etc.) regardless of their location, device, or network.There is no silver bullet when it comes to achieving a Zero Trust security architecture, but establishing trust of the user and the device are key pillars to modern access management. Okta and VMware have partnered to ensure customers can easily and securely move to the cloud, adopt best-of-breed technologies, and simplify IT management.
Zero Trust and Contextual Access with Okta Identity Cloud and VMware Workspace ONE
Okta, the leader in enterprise identity and access management, integrates with VMware, the leader in intelligence-driven digital workspace platform for the enterprise, to help organisations build a Zero Trust security model focused on contextual access rather than a traditional network perimeter by creating unified access policies based on device and user context.
The joint solution supports all applications (including native mobile applications and mobile browsers), unlike other solutions that are optimised for a specific suite of apps.
Organisations are using Okta and VMware Workspace ONE to securely eliminate passwords from the authentication experience by leveraging the user and device trust signals. With this integration, users with devices managed by Workspace ONE are given seamless, secure access to applications, without entering a password.
By combining deep identity management from Okta with VMware’s leadership in digital workspace, our integrated solution covers the full lifecycle for a user, regardless of device, app, or data. The partnership enables product integration and support for customers including:
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