Month: March 2008

Virtual Directories + Provisioning = No more Metadirectory

There has been an interesting discussion going on regarding the fate of metadirectory technology. Dave Kearns talked about it in his newsletter recently (see: Is the metadirectory dead). In it, he quoted Jackson Shaw, who brought it up as context to HP’s recent retrenchment: “Let’s be honest. The meta-directory is dead. Approaches that look like

The Forrester Wave on IAM: Oracle a Clear Leader

It’s always a good thing when your work get recognized. Forrester Research has just published a new Forrester Wave ™ Report focused on Identity and Access Management products.  In this report, Oracle emerges as a clear market leader with a solid portfolio of integrated products and a “compelling, aggressive strategy” with application-centric identity. Forrester gives

The Latest Wave of IdM Acquisitions

It’s been a while since I blogged. Not that there aren’t a wealth of topics to talk about, but because work here at Oracle has been keeping me so busy. The time right around a major product release (see my recent post about the release of OIM 9.1) is always busiest for me, because I