Okta
Our official partnership with Okta leverages our core Identity & Management expertise, coupled with our Okta certified Administrators, Developers and Consultants.

Okta is named the leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management for the fourth consecutive year.   Squareball is an official partner and certified solution provider for Okta.


Squareball - A Leading Okta Partner

Squareball is a product engineering and identity consultancy based in Berlin.      The company specialises in the definition, design and development of IAM oriented apps, platforms, internal systems and services.

The team is a trusted and certified partner and solution provider for Okta.  This includes developer, management, administration and consultant expertise.

We provide global enterprises and ambitious startups with expert resources for full service definition, implementation, rollout, support and governance for Identity solutions.  We handle Workforce (B2E), B2B and B2C use cases.

Our certified Identity team offer a broad range of expertise across multiple implementation workstreams including configuration & administration, app integration, API integration and project governance and strategy.

Our IAM credentials are complemented by decades of experience in full stack development, cloud infrastructure, Dev Ops, UX and product management.


Our Services

Planning & Governance

- Discovery & Definition

- Proof of Concept

- User Loading Strategy

- Environment requirements

- Functional requirements

- Directory Integrations

- Discovery & definition 

- Deployment Strategy

- Project Management

- Roadmap Planning

- Reporting & Analytics

Workforce & B2E

- Active Directory and LDAP 

- HR-as-a-master 

- HR integrations

- Desktop SSO Windows 

- SAML integrations 

- SAML  federation

- Single Sign On (“SSO”)

- Multi Factor Authentication 

- Data migration strategy

- Provisioning / Deprovisioning

Customer Identity 

- OIDC and SAML Integrations

- API Access Management

- Session management

- UI customisation 

- Analytics

- Hooks and rules

- Custom services

- Web app integration

- Mobile app integration

- Workflows

- Inbound federation & Discovery (B2B)

Engineering & Design 

- Full Stack Development

- User Experience

- UI Design

- DevOps 

- Cloud Infrastructure

- Product Management

- Solution Architecture

- Technical Leadership

- Scrum 


Our approach

Dedicated sessions to learn about;

  •  Stakeholders for B2C, B2B and B2E use cases
  • Existing solutions in scope for IAM
  • Metrics around user volumes and APIs
  • Tech stacks, services, systems involved
  • Existing user directories and other data sources
  • Integrations (marketing, partners, analytics, CRM etc)


Workstreams to establish;

  •  IAM requirements
  • Licensing options 
  • Defining roadmap, milestones and priorities
  • Required environments
  • Setting a PoC scope
  • Project plan & Governance
  • Environments
  • Solution architecture


We will partner with your in-house team on;

  • Implementation
  • Migrations
  • Integrations
  • Deployments
  • Testing
  • Go live support



Who are Okta?

Okta is one trusted platform to secure every identity, from customers to your workforce. More than 10,000 organizations trust Okta’s software and APIs to sign in, authorize, and manage users. Okta provides one platform, infinite ways to connect to your employees and customers.

Okta has a long history of leadership in identity and access management, recognized by industry analysts in key research. Gartner recently recognized Okta as a Leader in the “Magic Quadrant for Access Management, 2020” for the fourth year in a row. Forrester has named Okta a Leader, ranking highest in ‘Current Offering’ and ‘Strategy’.



Workforce Identity

By combining Okta’s Workforce Identity solutions to build the stack you need, we can bring security, scalability, reliability, and flexibility to our organisation. 

Single Sign-On

Secure, intelligent access for your customers and workforce

Universal Directory

One directory for all your users, groups, and devices

Access Gateway

Extend modern identity to on-prem apps and protect your hybrid cloud

Advanced Server Access

Server access controls as dynamic as your multi-cloud infrastructure

Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication

Secure, intelligent access for your workforce and customers

API Access Management

APIs are the new shadow IT. Secure them ASAP to avoid API breaches.

Lifecycle Management

Manage provisioning like a pro with easy-to-implement automation




Customer Identity

Build authentication and authorisation into any app, service or platform.    We can leverage Okta for all your customer identity and access management use cases

Authentication

Create secure, seamless customer experiences with strong user auth

Lifecycle Management

Manage provisioning like a pro with easy-to-implement automation

Access Gateway

Extend modern identity to on-prem apps and protect your hybrid cloud

API Access Management

APIs are the new shadow IT. Secure them ASAP to avoid API breaches

Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication

Secure, intelligent access for your customers and workforce

User Management

Collect, store, and manage user profile data at scale

B2B Integration

Take the friction out of your partner and vendor relationships




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Squareball and Okta

Squareball core team offers Customer Identity and Workforce consultancy and implementation provided by our Certified Okta Consultants, Administrators and Developers.

Our team works closely with Okta’s Account Executives, Solution Engineers, Partner Managers and Professional Services team to provide a seamless service and implementation, tailored to your IAM needs.

This close relationship keeps us continually aligned with best practices and platform innovations.   It is this knowledge and advantage that we bring to all of our Okta engagements.