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Red Hat Readies Identity, Policy, Audit Offering

Jan 30, 2008, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to tk421 for this link. ]

"While the name 'Netscape' is now mostly dead, its progeny continue to survive and develop. Many are familiar with Mozilla's efforts on the browser side, but Netscape also had another business--a directory server business now run and expanded upon by Linux vendor Red Hat.

"Red Hat has been busily building out a major new evolution of Netscape Directory Server that will officially be called Red Hat Enterprise IPA (Identity, Policy and Audit).

"'A challenge historically for Directory Server has been the need for solutions wrapped around it,' Karl Wirth, director for Red Hat's security business, told InternetNews.com. 'While it's a very powerful technology and solution in and of itself, it can be used in so many different ways that has sometimes made for a challenge in adoption...'"

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