Liberty Alliance Qualifies Eight Vendors
Companies passing the group's interoperability testing are the Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute, Ericsson, Novell, Oracle, Reactivity, Sun Microsystems, Symlabs and Trustgenix.The Liberty Alliance Project Tuesday announced a list of companies that have passed its Security Assertions Markup Language 2.0 interoperability testing. Eight companies passed the SAML 2.0 interoperability testing: the Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute, Ericsson, Novell Inc., Oracle Corp., Reactivity, Sun Microsystems Inc., Symlabs Inc. and Trustgenix Inc., Liberty Alliance officials said. SAML was developed by the Security Services Technical Committee of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), and is an XML-based framework for communicating user authentication, entitlements and attribute information.
The Liberty Alliance, a consortium that promotes open federated identity standards and identity-based Web services, said products from the eight companies passed interoperability tests that incorporated Libertys Identity Web Services 1.1 and SAML 2.0 OASIS Standard specifications.