Slideshow

Okta: 2010 top cloud computing startup

 

9. Okta

Okta

The cleverly named Okta (a unit of measure for cloud cover in the sky) doesn't brag about its customers very much, but it definitely has the right idea. It's in the "identity management in the cloud" space, targeting the intersection of Software as a Service (SaaS) and the enterprise and knitting them together so that users can get a single sign-on point of entry for many different SaaS applications.

The company's Cloud Area Network, considered by Okta to be the "evolution" of local area networks, consolidates, manages and protects your cloud apps. Operating in the SaaS realm, a less intimidating territory than full-on cloud services, may prove beneficial to the startup.

Okta founder Tom McKinnon ran Salesforce.com's engineering division, so he has domain expertise. Okta has $10 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Floodgate and a little bit from SV Angel and other individuals.

  << PREVIOUS

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

NEXT >>  

 


This was first published in August 2010

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: