Sun Open Source Reborn in ForgeRock
May 10, 2010, 23:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"When Oracle bought Sun, there were many unanswered questions
about Sun's open-source portfolio of programs. Over a year later,
we still don't know, for example, if OpenSolaris is going to have
Oracle's support. We now know, however, that OpenSSO, an open
source access management and federation server platform, will live
on as a product under the new open-source company ForgeRock.
"ForgeRock is an ISV (independent software vendor) made up of
former Sun business and technology experts. The company claims that
it based its "business exclusively on open source products." The
first of these is its I3 Open Platform. This identify management
suite is built on top of several open-source including OpenAM,
which is based on OpenSSO); OpenESB; OpenIdM; and OpenPortal, which
is built on LifeRay."