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What a Zero Trust Security Architecture Means with Multi-Cloud Identity
It’s a dangerous world. Threats are lurking around every corner bad actors are constantly seeking ways to take advantage of weaknesses. It’s not the trailer for a new thriller film; it's the reality for enterprises today. It’s also the basis of the Zero Trust Security architecture: assume that everything is a threat to be checked... Read More ›
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Introducing Maverics Identity Discovery — Simplify Discovery, Migrate Apps Faster
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ― Marcel Proust The term discovery means different things depending on the context. It can be a new place, new information, or recently gained enlightenment. At its heart, discovery is about finding something you didn’t know was there.  I thought... Read More ›
Identity Migration
What is App & Identity Migration and Why is It Important?
Why app & identity migrations are necessary and how to make them more manageable Migrating applications and identities to the cloud is a bit like the Wild West. There’s no set way to do things, the risks are real, and the stakes are high. However, there are approaches to avoid and best practices to consider... Read More ›
Identity Modernization
How to Modernize Identity & Migrate Apps to the Cloud
The imperative to modernize identity stemmed, broadly, from the need to make systems — old and new — work harmoniously. User identity is at the heart of the way users access the apps and data that businesses rely on, it is the first step IT teams must address as they move from on-premises to the... Read More ›
Identity Migration
5 Step Identity & App Migration from SiteMinder to Azure AD
SiteMinder is nearing EOL (end of life) and will no longer be supported after 2022. Since you’re reading this, that’s probably not news to you. If you’ve been living in denial and putting off dealing with the giant, flashing elephant in the room (that is migration from SiteMinder), you’re not alone.  According to a recent... Read More ›
Identity Modernization
3 Drivers of the Identity Modernization Imperative
Identity Modernization is the intentional response to the inevitable evolution of identity management technology caused by digital transformation. Companies have been deploying products to manage identity for their workforces for the last 20 years or more. These products were good, and they did what they needed to do: create users, manage accounts, provision people to... Read More ›
Identity Migration
Legacy Identity Infrastructures are Nearing End of Life, Now What?
End of Life (EOL) is inevitable for most products. There comes a time when it simply no longer makes sense to keep investing in something.  It could be that the product is not generating enough revenue (Sony Playstation Vita), or a miscalculation was made in a diversification strategy (remember New Coke?).
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Top 2 is a Win at RSA 2021 Innovation Sandbox Contest
The RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest is a big deal. It’s the Academy Awards for Cybersecurity startups. Of course, like everything else in the COVID era, the whole event was virtual.  The presentation was pre-recorded by company execs — in our case, Strata Co-Founder, and Chief Product Officer, Eric Leach. He was in a soundproof… Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Why SSO is Only Part of Multi-Cloud Identity
Single sign-on — SSO — is still necessary, but it's not enough on its own with multi-cloud Over the past couple of decades, single sign-on (SSO) has become the de facto security solution for most companies. One reason is that it's convenient for users (so they actually do it). Also, it improves organizational security by... Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Distributed Identity Enables Multi-Cloud for Healthcare and Life Sciences
Overview Cloud adoption by healthcare and life sciences organizations accelerated with the events caused by the global pandemic that started in 2019. With remote telehealth and other technology advancements, healthcare and life sciences organizations needed to adjust rapidly.  While modernizing quickly is necessary, organizations must also adopt a multi-cloud strategy to remain competitive. Much like... Read More ›
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The Maverics Identity Orchestration Platform Launches
The Maverics Identity Orchestration Platform is officially launched! As Michael Vizard of Security Boulevard and IT Security News states, “[Maverics] a platform for orchestrating the management of identities spanning multiple applications, directories and cloud services…. provides IT organizations with a framework to declaratively implement and manage policies based on identities that is core to any... Read More ›
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CEO’s Words: Strata Introduces Identity Orchestration Platform for Multi-Clouds
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” - Andre Gilde I’m thrilled to introduce the Maverics Identity Orchestration Platform, by Strata. It’s with tremendous pride that I get to share this milestone with the team at Strata who worked countless hours to bring Maverics into reality.... Read More ›
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How Orchestration Unlocks Identity in Multi-Cloud
Last year set a new high water mark for cloud adoption, especially hybrid cloud environments that combine on-premises and cloud-based apps and identities. According to one survey, businesses on average spent 23% more than budgeted on cloud services in 2020 and expect to increase their cloud spend by 47% in 2021.  Almost 6 out of... Read More ›
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Series A Funding Paves the Way for Strata’s Multi-Cloud Identity Adoption
We’re thrilled to announce that Strata recently closed an $11M Series A round of funding, led by Menlo Ventures and supported by ForgePoint Capital.  The overwhelming excitement surrounding the announcement has solidified what we already believed—that the multi-cloud identity problem is vast, and enterprises need a solution now.  That’s what Strata is all about. Just… Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Show Me Don’t Tell Me: How Strata is Engineered for Skeptics
At Strata, we strive to be a ‘show, don’t tell’ company. Our customers have our unwavering commitment to do what it takes to: prove that our software works and… help them be successful. Strata’s founders have been in the identity industry for more than 25 years, so they’ve seen firsthand the frustrations caused by software… Read More ›
Hybrid Identity
Rise of the Identity Domains (Identity Silos)
How hybrid IT infrastructures will soon push IAM to the brink. What are identity silos? Identity domains, also known as identity silos, are when user identities live in different interoperable systems that can't communicate with each other. Once upon a time, an enterprise’s infrastructure lived in a fortress. Tightly contained within the strong walls, it... Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Identity Orchestration & Multi-Clouds: 5 Things to Know
Gartner, Inc. projects 80% of businesses will have all their infrastructure based in the cloud by 2025. The analyst firm also reports that 81% of enterprises using the cloud are managing multi-clouds (have two or more cloud platform vendors). The main drivers for multi-cloud deployments? Primarily the flexibility to support unique application and cloud migration... Read More ›
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The Maverics Identity Orchestration Express Demo
Get a custom Identity Orchestration demo Share your infrastructure details and connect with a Strata Identity expert today. GET A DEMO With Strata's Maverics Identity Orchestrator™, you can migrate and modernize your identity systems without painful application rewrites. You'll save hundreds of hours, and millions of dollars on your upcoming project. In the spirit of... Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Antifragile Identity for the Multi-Cloud World
This article was originally posted on The New Stack. In his book The Black Swan, Nassim Taleb describes game-changing events that occur randomly and infrequently while proposing a theory on how building robustness into systems will allow them to withstand shocks when the unforeseen happens. He was referring to the banking system, but the same... Read More ›
Multi-Cloud Identity
Multi-Cloud Identity Management for Financial Services
The New Imperative for Modernizing Banking Technology “[The financial industry is] facing rapid and significant changes…Industry changes include Open Banking, neo-challenger banks and non-traditional financial institutions competing to serve customers. We also see significant changes in computing capability associated with cloud computing and agile delivery methodologies.” Royal Bank of Scotland Introduction With financial services and... Read More ›
Hybrid Identity
Addressing Hybrid Identity Fragmentation Across On-Prem and Azure
How Strata and Microsoft work together to solve the user provisioning and sync problems across hybrid identity environments Introduction Chances are pretty good that you're right in the middle of a cloud migration or hybrid identity plan of some sort. The recent Flexera State of the Cloud Report found that 93% of enterprises have a... Read More ›