OSCON, Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) July 22, 2010
ForgeRock today announced general availability of OpenAM 9.5 software, the latest release of the OpenAM access management product, part of the I3 Platform. This represents the first full release of OpenAM since ForgeRock commenced sponsorship of the open source OpenAM project and provides a smooth migration option for Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8 users. The latest version can be obtained from http://www.forgerock.com/downloads.html
“This is an important milestone for the OpenAM community,” said Simon Phipps, chief strategy officer at ForgeRock. “This achievement marks the first fully community-sourced release of OpenAM. We’re very pleased that users of OpenSSO Enterprise 8 can easily and freely migrate to OpenAM 9.5 now that the updates have been made.”
More than 18 months of innovation and engineering efforts have produced a release that is ready for an enterprise production environment. These updates include industry-leading capabilities in fine-grained authorization based on XACML, enterprise single sign-on, a new monitoring framework, and enhanced multi-platform support. There are also significant enhancements to speed, reliability, performance, and the underlying replication architecture with major changes including:
In addition, a number of smaller improvements have been added, to the core product, as well as to the agents. Notably, agents are now on a nightly build schedule, for all supported platforms, allowing implementors rapid access to incremental improvements provided by community participants.
ForgeRock, an international open source software developer with offices in the US, the UK and Norway, is committed to continuity of innovation and service for the existing and new open source interaction, identity, and integration software found within the I3 platform. ForgeRock provides customers with enterprise-class subscriptions for the platform as well as training and access to an extensive partner community. For more information, visit http://www.forgerock.com
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