OpenStack Set to Tackle Open Source Federated Identity in the Cloud

For the next major release of OpenStack, codenamed Grizzly, Federated Authentication is likely to be the next key component that will come to the open source cloud platform.

“Everyone wants hybrid clouds,” Joshua McKenty, founder of Piston Cloud and OpenStack Board member told Datamation. “There are a couple of stumbling blocks on the road to hybrid clouds that OpenStack needs to address seriously, the biggest one being federated authentication.”

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