,,,Now we all know that there are lots of standards in identity (SAML, WS-Federation, OpenID, CardSpace, etc.) but -- so far -- none are perfect for the cloud. Still, work is going on. OASIS has recently formed a technical committee (TC) to examine this issue, called the "Identity in the Cloud" TC. It's headed by IdM veterans Tony Nadalin of Microsoft and Anil Saldhana of Red Hat...The membership includes: Alfresco Software, CA, Capgemini, Cisco Systems, Citrix Systems, eBay, IBM, Jericho Systems, Microsoft, Novell, Ping Identity, Red Hat, SafeNet, SAP, Skyworth TTG Holdings, Symantec, Boeing, the U.S. Department of Defense and VeriSign. That's an excellent cross-section of business and technology organizations, providers and users. If you're an Oasis member, you should join this TC.
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