Bytes - Okta UK/I Partner of the Year

Friday 4th September 2020

From UK/I Partner of the Year 2019 to EMEA Partner of the Year 2020 and back - Bytes continued success with Okta bags them the top award of UK/I Partner of the Year 2020 at Okta’s partner awards yesterday.

Bytes ability to commit to Okta and the success of their partnership  through building a robust identity message around the Okta offering and the value they add in account management has been recognised publicly with the highly coveted accolade of “UK/I Partner of the Year.”

This award builds upon Bytes previous three awards, UK/I Partner of the year 2019, Pre-sales Rep of the Year 2019 and EMEA Partner of the year 2020 and truly solidifies Bytes position as the go to partner for Okta. This demonstrates Bytes hunger to ensure that Okta solutions are at the forefront of their Identity and Access message for customers.

These awards are an important indication of the value Bytes add to customers when they are looking to enable their workforce to work securely, with confidence and efficiency. To ensure the value they add to customers is ever improving, Bytes  have recently added dedicated Okta resource to their team. Bytes intend to build further on this success in the coming year.  

'Bytes have consistently demonstrated the values and activity that Okta look for in a true value-added partnership. Bytes have dedicated Okta resource focused on promoting the benefits of Okta within their existing customer base and beyond. The last two years of partnership have seen an increase in pipeline and revenue, a positive shift in relationships and a strong customer focused message around Okta. We feel a strong synergy between the Okta and the Bytes sales teams as we continue to help our joint customers move towards a state of balance between security and agility.'

Commented Stevie Dennis, Team Lead Regional Alliances UKI

Luke Kiernan, Head of Security Alliances of Bytes, accredits Bytes’ Okta success to a concentrated effort to align all aspects of the business to effectively communicate the value Okta can add to businesses across the UK.

'We are extremely proud to receive UK/I Partner of the Year 2020 for Okta, adding to our achievements of UK/I Partner of the Year 2019, Pre-Sales Rep of the Year 2019 and EMEA Partner of the year 2020. This recognition shows our continued, clear commitment and understanding of the Okta platform. Identity & Access Management is a key focus area for Bytes and one of the many reasons why we took the opportunity to invest in dedicated Okta roles within our security business. We have enhanced our capabilities across sales and technical pre-sales to provide as much value back to our customers as possible. This is only the beginning our journey with Okta and I expect this to grow from strength to strength'

Toby Noble, Security & Identity Specialist at Bytes, accredits their success to Bytes absolute commitment and expertise in advising customers on the best ways to work securely, with Okta being a pivotal aspect of this.

'This latest award once again reflects the value both Bytes and Okta see in one another in delivering the very best in Identity solutions to our customers. This is a fantastic achievement for Bytes and our security team who consistently strive to enable our customers to work securely and flexibly, while utilising the technology that drives their business. Our team has grown, now with dedicated Okta resource, and we’re focusing more heavily on Identity Access and enabling our customers; Okta is pivotal to this goal. We expect to see another year of tremendous growth with Okta as organisations around the globe are having to embrace flexible and remote working and accepting Identity as the new perimeter.'

Bytes aim to continue growing the Okta business in the year to come, maintain their exclusive top tier Elite Partner status and improve their identity message, ensuring customers receive the best possible solutions for their organisations.

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