Great to see the recent news of the public interop session that was held at the Catalyst conference. This is testament to the continuing maturation of the Identity Metasystem.

The interop session was sponsored by the Burton Group with some great participation across the industry. The session included

    • 7 Identity Selectors (Cardspace included of course!)
    • 12 Identity Providers
    • 25 Relying Parties

Bob Blakley has a more detailed write up at the Burton Group Identity Blog

Some of the participants



A quote from Bobs write up

"The interop clearly showed that Microsoft's decision to open the information card specifications, combined with the identity community's enthusiasm for user-centric identity technologies, has resulted in a truly open environment with lots of innovation and a variety of commercial and open-source providers."