SearchOpenSource: Linux and Active Directory--The Plot Thickens
Jan 31, 2007, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this
"Centeris Corp., a Bellevue, Wash.-based startup, is the latest
vendor to make news in the Linux ID management space, with the
announcement of Likewise Identity 3.0 last week, but it certainly
won't be the last. Integrating Linux servers into a mixed Microsoft
Active Directory environment remains a challenge for companies
large and small. Add legacy Unix systems to the mix and the problem
just gets bigger.
"Two of Centeris' more vocal competitors include Centrify Corp.
in Mountain View, Calif., and Quest Software Inc., in Aliso Viejo,
Calif., with its Vintela Authentication Services (VAS)..."