Sitting next to The Smoking Monkey here at Sun’s Open IAM day in Brussels, I just got word that the Fedlet last night won the ‘Best Innovation’ award at the European Identity Conference 2009. In Kuppinger Cole’s words:
In the category “Best innovation”, the award went to the OpenSSO initative, founded and supported by Sun Microsystems. Their project, OpenSSO Fedlet has provided a lean solution for the Identity Federation.
This capped a fantastic week for us at EIC2009 – our second OpenSSO Community Day, hosted here on Tuesday, was a great success, with about 50 attendees coming together for a full day of presentations and discussions centering on OpenSSO. I’ve started uploading slides to the event wiki page – more will arrive over the next few days as I receive them from the presenters.
Felix Gaehtgens managed to corner me on the Sun booth on Wednesday – here’s what I had to say about the OpenSSO Community Day and the latest Fedlet news: