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No. of Recommendations: 7
I believe Okta is more mission critical than other companies followed here such as DataDog or Zoom.

If the identity solution for an application is not working, the entire system is effectively down since nobody can login.

DataDog recently had a big outage for a number of hours. For an application that would mean you are effectively flying blind, not knowing how the application is performing or what errors could be happening, but you can still run the application under these conditions. Would also mean you probably wouldn't want to do production deployments since you won't know if there are errors.

With Zoom, the team could switch over go Google Meet or Slack calls. Only blocker would be if the conference call is over 50 people and Meet/Slack barely work for those.

I think some may have some hindsight bias for Okta who have been in the stock a long time. For those holding for a few years it's roughly 1000% gains and the business is still doing well, plus paying capital gains. Okta is a more mature company now since IPO and still performing but the growth rate is definitely slowing down at this point.
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