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Ex-Sun Executives Join Open Source Firm

 
 
By Channel Insider Staff  |  Posted 2010-05-11
 
 
 
Three former Sun Microsystems executives have set up shop at an open-source enterprise application software provider called ForgeRock.

Former Sun executives Simon Phipps, Lasse Andresen and Hermann Svoren have joined Oslo-based ForgeRock in prominent positions. ForgeRock is the official steward of the ForgeRock I3 Open Platform project.

"The ForgeRock I3 Open Platform provides a secure and integrated application platform comprising premier-quality portal, identity, access and federation management solutions, as well as an Enterprise Service Bus that glues all your enterprise business services together," the company said in a news release May 10. "The I3 Open Platform is built from ... open-source projects including OpenAM (based on OpenSSO), OpenESB, OpenIdM and OpenPortal (based on Liferay Portal)."

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