When organizations move to the cloud, it can be difficult to manage the sheer volume of new tools that come with the transition. In the days when every tool could be hosted on your own server, it was possible to manage all employees and their access to software with one Active Directory or LDAP system. But most cloud applications come with their own set of user credentials. 

The management complexity this caused led to the creation of a new type of business: identity providers (IDPs). Identity providers like Okta help bridge the gap between the cloud-based tools their employees use and the employee identity systems IT teams manage.

We know many Atlassian customers are beginning their cloud identity journeys, while simultaneously adopting our cloud products, so we’ve partnered with Okta to allow our customers to sign up for Okta directly from Atlassian Access. Customers can use Okta’s best-in-class cloud identity management with Atlassian products, 100 percent free.

This integration lets Access customers provide their teams with the tools they need while taking advantage of Okta’s best-in-breed identity management capabilities. IT teams that use Okta and Atlassian Access can leverage user provisioning and group syncing to automate lifecycle management while improving the experience of their team members with a simple, secure single sign-on.

Customers can use Okta’s best-in-class cloud identity management with Atlassian products, 100 percent free.

Whether you choose Okta or another identity solution, Atlassian is committed to open identity standards like SAML single sign-on so our customers can adopt our cloud products with confidence. For more details on the Okta integration, check out our partner page.

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