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Vidoop and OpenID



Another topic that's gaining momentum recently is that of federated identity. On a call today, one of my colleagues mentioned a new player in the space, one whose offering is underpinned by OpenID, a federated identity initiative that's evolved as a lighter-weight alternative to traditional heavyweights like the Liberty Alliance.

This new venture, Vidoop, claims to provide a web single sign-on solution that provides all the security required for commercial and enterprise use, while relying on the lightweight, easy-to-implement OpenID identity standard for user credentials.

Given some of the challenges large companies will be facing over the next several years, Vidoop may be entering the market at just the right time and with the right combination of features and technology to make it big.

Stay tuned...

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