Cloud Directory Feature Active Directory Bridge

Cloud Directory Feature Active Directory® Bridge

There has been an awakening in the identity management space—have you felt it? Star WarsTM references aside, a new player has emerged on the scene and is changing the game: the cloud directory. Of the many interesting capabilities this new cloud identity management platform is bringing to the table, the ... Read More
Is Okta Open Source?

Is Okta®️ Open Source?

Let’s cut to the chase—Is Okta® open source? As stated on, “the term ‘open source’ refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible.” So, the short answer is, no, Okta does not share all of their design, although it is likely that Okta ... Read More
Authentication as a Microservice

Authentication as a Microservice

It’s no secret that, in the past, IT organizations have relied heavily on the legacy platform, Microsoft® Active Directory® (AD), for handling authentication services. For almost two decades, there’s been been very little reason for IT admins to question the all-inclusive, on-prem approach for managing Windows®-based IT resources. But with ... Read More
Open Directory Competitor

Open Directory®️ Competitor

IT admins are asking, “Is there an Open Directory (OD) competitor that tightly integrates with Mac®️ systems the way OD does?” Thankfully, the answer is yes: JumpCloud® Directory-as-a-Service®️ provides an excellent alternative to Open Directory for Mac integration, and this blog will highlight some key talking points for IT admins ... Read More
Cloud LDAP Competition

Cloud LDAP Competition

Do you leverage Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) authentication services within your IT infrastructure? How much upkeep is needed to actively manage applications for cloud and mobile? With recent studies showing cloud-based services on the rise and companies expected to allocate 21% of their IT budget to hosted and cloud-based ... Read More