Outsourcers & Service Providers

Across industries, value is being seen in the Liberty specifications. Profiled here are organizations that are building new business models and offerings based on the Liberty standards. Recognizing the importance of privacy and security, many organizations are building upon Liberty Federation and Liberty Identity Web Services to roll out new business solutions, both products and services.

In the chart below, please note that "Liberty Federation" is used to indicate any of the standards in the Liberty Federation family of specs (ID-FF 1.x, 2.0 and SAML 2.0).

Organization Description Technology Reach
ATG onDemand ATG OnDemand, an ecommerce Web site hosting solution, originally implemented a SourceID open source solution when one of their customers required that they employ SAML for their 40,000 active users. ATG has moved to PingFederate 4.3 that features new virtualization capabilities and enable ATG to deliver identity federation in a more scalable manner. PingFederate 4.3 which supports SAML 2.0 includes new virtualization capabilities that allow Software as a Service (SaaS) and Software on Demand (SoD) to more easily deploy PingFederate in multi-tenant environment.
Resources:, the Brazilian news, entertainment and video site SSO, access control system SAML 2.0
Go Daddy Go Daddy, the domain register and hosting company, enables customers to sign up for Google Webmaster. To do this, customers need to sign up for Google Apps and use Google’s SSO service. SAML 2.0 for SSO
i-names Global Registry Service A global identity registry service where individuals and businesses establish a "digital address" to protect their identity and privacy. It also provides a spam-safe means to be contacted over the Internet and features a single sign-on service, which enables consumers to use their i-name as well as a single, strong, secure password to log in to Websites or Web-based applications and a forwarding service, which allows individuals or businesses to create their own simple, permanent digital addresses for Web pages, blogs, photos, videos, files, etc. Liberty Federation, project developed by Cordance and NeuStar
iXLd Media Inc. XLSuite, an open source project, is an application suite designed using Ruby on Rails that provides a full stack CRM and ERP system. XLsuite has been approved for Google Apps ISP edition and is integrating SAML capabilities for SSO.
Javian Javian helps digital music sites successfully deploy and manage subscriptions, pay-per-view and downloads. Companies can offer customers a variety of payment options. Javian is integrating eBIZ.mobility’s Federated Payment™ technology—based on the Liberty Alliance specifications. Customers include Azureus, BearShare, MTV Networks, Trans World Entertainment, Ruckus Network, MusicNet, iMesh, Bearshare, SNOCAP,, Hugama Moible (India) and Thomson. Javian ended 2006 with more than 4 million registered users.
KMD KMD is one of Denmark’s largest IT service providers. This company also provides a wide range of business solutions for HR, union membership management as well as one-off solutions. KMD offers their own SAML 2.0-enabled authentication component to customers so that a user logged in using the public sector IdP can SSO to the KMD solutions. SAML 2.0
OpenQabal OpenQabal is an open source social networking and collaboration platform. The developers of this product are focusing on the principles of federation, composition, and openness with a special emphasis on enabling "distributed conversations" and the "federated social graph." Plans to leverage SAML 2.0 and Liberty protocols
Resources: ProtectNetwork™ is an independent Identity Provider (IdP) service that provides open standards based, federated, Web Single Sign-On enabled and privacy enhanced digital identities (also called ProtectNetwork ID™) to end-users. ProtectNetwork provides online identities, authentication and access management services to end-users worldwide, for enabling seamless authorized access to any website or application that is protected using open standard technologies such as SAML, Shibboleth® or OpenID. ProtectNetwork enables seamless authorized access to any website or application that is protected using open standard technologies such as SAML, Shibboleth® or OpenID. Personal SSO service for the Web Supports SAML 2.0 via Google Apps as well as PingFederate
Workstream State-of-the-art data center and infrastructure hosting Workstream applications. It supports SSO and federation. Deploying Liberty Federation protocols

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