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SearchOpenSource: Sun Dishes on Linux Identity Management

Feb 17, 2007, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Why is ID management such a hot topic now, especially with Linux?

"Sigle: The adoption of Linux in the data center over the past five years has gotten to the point where users have the applications in place but are having issues bringing the ID's of all those users together at one point. This is the case when you are talking about provisioning or access management. In the telecom space, where I worked before Sun, the huge push is with people consolidating users across all business levels and product sets across all operating systems. That means Linux, Solaris or Windows. Why ID management is especially important with Linux is because Linux has had the highest adoption rate of them all in the enterprise..."

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