Oracle Recruits ID Management Muscle
Oracle is extending the reach of its Oracle Identity Management infrastructure beyond Oracle platform borders by partnering with security companies Netegrity, Entrust and Thor.Oracle Corp. on Wednesday announced that it is extending the reach of its Oracle Identity Management infrastructure beyond Oracle platform borders by partnering with a trio of security companies in the identity management arena. Oracle has decided to integrate its OIM technology with Netegrity Inc., Entrust Inc. and Thor Technologies to give customers the freedom to implement the full breath of their authentication, single sign-on (SSO) and provisioning security functions across heterogeneous environments and third-party applications, said Bill Maimone, vice president of Server Technology Platform for the Redwood Shores, Calif., company. In conjunction with last weeks unveiling of the Oracle 10G Application Server featuring bolstered OIM functions, Maimone said the new security partnerships will enable a greater degree of flexibility to utilize the database giants OIM stack, featuring directory integration, delegated administration, SSO and user provisioning capabilities in other applications and systems.
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