Cloud News Review week of 6/25/2018

This week on Cloud News Review

Okta has been named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide for the second consecutive year. “We see Gartner’s evaluation as a testament to Okta’s continued leadership in access management – no one out-performs Okta, and no one ever has,” said Todd McKinnon, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Okta. According to the Daily Times, Magic Quadrant evaluates "solutions in software or hardware appliance factors or as a service to meet customer requirements for access control to apps and services on-premises or in private and public clouds"

Microsoft has entered a strategic partnership with John Keells IT in an effort to accelerate digital strategies across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and North Africa. The two companies have been partnered since 2012, with John Keells IT being the first Office 365 deployment in the country of Sri Lanka. From this partnership, the tech giant will host SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure marking John Keells IT's first deployment on the platform.

In order to compete with other third-party platforms, Dropbox has extended their contracts with seven partners to give them an edge. It has extended partnerships with Canva, Final Draft, Frame.io, Getty Images, Marvel, Shift.io, and Widen. According to Bizedge, "more than 75% of Dropbox Business teams already link to partner applications. It’s now time to give teams even more freedom to use the tools and platforms they prefer."

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