Okta expects annual revenue to jump by 30% with addition of new products


Okta sees huge development forward because it expands its service choices.

The cybersecurity firm mentioned Wednesday it expects revenue for the fiscal 12 months to develop by 30% because it unveiled two new products, one in “privileged access management” and one other in “identity governance and administration.”

Privileged entry seeks to defend information from being hacked inside a corporation, whereas id governance and administration was designed to streamline how a corporation decides what data customers have entry to on its servers.

The addition of these new instruments additionally improve Okta’s enterprise alternative by greater than 20%, CEO Todd McKinnon instructed CNBC’s Jim Cramer.

“We have a massive addressable market,” McKinnon mentioned in a “Mad Money” interview. “As everything moves to the cloud, as companies need to connect with their customers through digital channels, as everyone is worried about security, this massive $80 billion TAM (total addressable market) is the foundation for sustained growth for a long time period.”

Okta offers safety instruments to authenticate customers, similar to password authorizations, accessing on-line networks.

In privileged entry administration and id governance and administration, Cramer famous the corporate can be stepping into markets dominated by CyberArk and SailPoint Technologies. Okta additionally companions with each corporations.

McKinnon recommended the id governance and privileged entry providers market alternative provides up to $15 billion.

“There’s enough room for a lot of vendors to go after it. We’re going after it from a very cloud-centric approach,” he mentioned. “We’ll continue to work with these partners, while at the same time doing what our customers are asking us. That is cover all their identity use cases.”

Okta is projecting complete revenues to attain as excessive as $1.09 billion in its present fiscal 12 months. The firm reported $835.4 million in revenues within the earlier fiscal 12 months, which ended Jan 31.

Growth has steadily slowed down lately. Okta posted revenue development of 42.5% within the fiscal 2021, down from 53.6% in fiscal 2019.

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