Buzz about Identity in the Indian media ......
By cmani on Jan 30, 2009
With the rising usage of identity and Web-based services in the last few years, Sun Microsystems is reinventing its identity management business to efficiently protect user administration, authorization, and authentication.
The new thrust on IM is because the network is ushering in a new era of business growth and opportunity. People are using network communications to interact and collaborate in ways that were impossible a few years ago. These new capabilities have quickly created new expectations for today's enterprise," said Manish Malhotra, director (software) of Sun Microsystems India ..". More at cxotoday.com at http://www.cxotoday.com/India/News/Sun_Reinvents_Identity_Management_Business/551-98256-909.html.
In ChannelTimes : Sun Microsystems to Appoint Partners for IM Biz By Sonal Desai Mumbai, Jan 30, 2009 1548 hrs IST
Sun Microsystems India that recently announced strategy to reinvent its Identity Management (IM) business is planning to add more value-added partners for the same. The IM solutions will be rolled out across India, and the company will initially target the telecom, BFSI, GEH, retail and manufacturing verticals. According to Manish Malhotra, Director (Software), Sun India, "In India, identity management, SOA and MySQL represent top areas of focus for Sun under the enhanced Sun Partner Advantage Programme with the introduction of the open access channel programme, and a set of new software specialties. The software specialties programme, which was launched in the US in November 2008, is the first such programme we have launched in India. The programme provides Sun and its partners with new ways to reach new customers, open new markets and grow their businesses.". More at channeltimes.com at http://www.channeltimes.com/India/News/Sun_Microsystems_to_Appoint_Partners_for_IM_Biz/551-98395-819.html.