Unicon Completes Identity and Access Management Services for Campus Televideo

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Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced completion of identity and access management (IAM) services for Campus Televideo’s CTVstream. Campus Televideo provides cable TV services to students living on campus in residence halls at colleges and universities in the United States. CTVstream is the gateway infrastructure between the OTT (over-the-top) Service Providers and institutions. Campus Televideo enlisted Unicon to perform IAM services to enable CTVstream to provide access to value-added OTT content that premium cable channels provide to their subscribers.

“Campus Televideo is pleased to have the proper authentication and authorization protocols in place for securely delivering CTVstream to its customers,” said Lauri Vertrees, Operations Coordinator, Campus Televideo. “It has been a pleasure working with the Unicon team to bring streaming OTT services to the college and university space.”

The services Unicon provided included authentication and authorization technology, hosting, and managed services. The authentication component leveraged open source SimpleSAMLphp software to bridge the authentication requests from the OTT Services Providers to the campus-based authentication service. Using custom built Java programming technology, authorization to access the OTT content is only made available to eligible users.

About Campus Televideo
Campus Televideo works with more than 250 colleges and universities and has approximately 600,000 subscribers nationwide. They offer tailored cable TV, IPTV and streaming solutions for the delivery of authenticated entertainment, educational, and custom content. Campus Televideo provides its clients with personalized service, content flexibility, and control to meet the unique needs of every campus community. Learn more at http://www.CampusTelevideo.com.

About Unicon
Unicon, Inc. is a leading provider of IT consulting, services, and support for education technology and works with institutions and organizations to find solutions to meet business challenges. Unicon specializes in using open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective systems in the areas of identity and access management, student success, mobile computing, learning management systems, learning analytics, portals, online video, calendaring, email, and collaboration. Unicon is a Commercial Affiliate of the Apereo Foundation; an InCommon Affiliate and Participant; an Industry Member of Internet2; an Affiliate Member of IMS Global Learning Consortium; an Advanced Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network; an Organization Member of the Drupal Association; a Pantheon Gold Partner; a Solution Partner of Kaltura; and a reseller of Zimbra. To learn more about Unicon and its IAM services, please visit http://www.unicon.net and http://www.unicon.net/iam.

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