Why Are Organizations Joining the Liberty Alliance?

Recent New Members

“Aconite is building and securing a new generation of trusted online trading and collaborative environments for its clients. We believe that Liberty represents a vital initiative to provide the open standards-based identity management for secure transactions on trusted computing platforms.”

– Andy Davies, CTO

AGEA Corporation
“Network identity and single sign-on are increasingly becoming customer requirements and the Liberty Alliance Project addresses these requirements with a solution defined by major industry players that ensures interoperability across vendors. AGEA is excited about joining the LAP and is looking forward to the widespread adoption of this standards-based solution.”

– C. Enrique Ortiz, VP and Principal of Wireless Technology

“The Liberty Alliance Project promotes the openness and interoperability of identity across the Internet. This is the next big step after the deployment of federated Identity Management within the Enterprise. As a forward thinking vendor in the enterprise directory market, Calendra supports the Liberty Alliance initiative and its technological proposals.”

– Brice Michel, CEO and Founder


“Cauldron is excited to participate in the Liberty Alliance in order to provide secure identity solutions to the digital television, cable and broadcast media industries.”

– Steve Salzinger, President and CEO

CheckFree Corporation
“CheckFree supports all initiatives that align with our core objective to make high-quality, online financial transactions as secure and ubiquitous as possible. By tying together disparate business and e-commerce platforms, the industry intends to remove the complexity that consumers face today when using online financial services across the Internet. The Liberty Alliance unites the efforts of industry leaders to offer consumers elegant and easy-to-use options for authenticating transactions on the Web.”

– Randy McCoy, CTO and EVP of Applied Research and Development

Commerce One

“Identifying who is sending electronic business messages and that those messages are authorized is a critical part of the business Internet. We welcome participating in the Liberty Alliance and help making their vision of an open, federated network identity platform a reality.”

– Scott Wilkerson, VP Product Marketing

Communicator, Inc.

“In providing secure communications tools to our clients we believe that standards and interoperability are paramount. We joined the Liberty Alliance effort because we believe it will facilitate communication between enterprises and help us serve our clients better.”

– Leo Schlinkert, CEO

“Consignia holds a unique position of trust with businesses and consumers alike in the physical communications world. As we introduce more and more e-based services this status as a trusted intermediary will be increasingly important. Consignia is joining the Liberty Alliance as we have a role to play in providing standards for trust for sellers and consumers, delivering authentication and the protection of sensitive data. Equally, we have an ambitious programme of new e-business propositions, easing the use of the web and e-commerce for our customers. Most of these will, by necessity, be delivered through partnerships with other organisations and we are looking forward to working with the other Liberty Alliance members and sponsors.”

– Mark Thomson, Managing Director of E-enterprise

Critical Path
“Identity Management and Web Services will ultimately define how businesses interact with their customers and partners on the Internet. The Liberty Alliance Project is playing a vital role in shaping the standards that make these business relationships and consumer interactions secure and reliable, and Critical Path is committed to driving the adoption of these standards that will enable a core set of services built on our directory and meta-directory technology.”

– Michael Serbinis, CTO


“DigiGAN believes that it is important to be involved with organizations that are working towards developing and promoting a secure information assurance environment for all aspects of Internet communications and commerce. “We are excited to be a part of the Liberty Alliance and look forward to contributing to open standards for federated network identity.”

– Anthony Martini, President and CEO

Diversinet Corp.
“Since 1997, it has been Diversinet’s goal to help create an ubiquitous and convenient way for m-commerce users to present their personal information, while maintaining privacy and security over the Internet. Diversinet is pleased to join the Liberty Alliance and participate in an international effort to establish a global, open standard for convenient and secure identity management in electronic and mobile commerce.”

– Nagy Moustafa, President & CEO

“Imprivata is delighted to join the Liberty Alliance and fully supports its mission to ensure an open standard for federated network identity. As a provider of secure single sign-on solutions, we are committed to offering our customers the highest level of convenience and privacy. Our partnership with the Liberty Alliance furthers that pledge and that of our colleagues by adopting a unified approach to achieving interoperable, customer-focused solutions.”

– David Ting, Founder and CTO

Lycos Europe

“Lycos Europe faces a strong demand from its users for networking distributed Internet applications according to their individual needs. As opposed to initiatives that are clearly dominated by one company, it is exactly the decentralized and non-discriminatory approach of the Liberty Alliance concept that makes us believe in the success of our offerings in this area.”

– Dr. Stefan Schwarz, Director Analytical CRM and Data Warehousing

“The promise of federated identity and the Liberty Alliance is all about building bridges to support and enable business across enterprise boundaries. Netegrity is committed to supporting federated sign-on, identity, and entitlements. We are looking forward to working on the standardization of the Liberty Alliance specification, while helping ensure interoperability with other security specifications, such as SAML and WS-Security.”

– Deepak Taneja, Netegrity’s Chief Technology Officer

“The role of the Liberty Alliance Project is to support the development, deployment and evolution of an open, interoperable standard for federated network identity. It is
imperative for the future of the industry that together we provide a networked world in which individuals and businesses can more easily conduct transactions while protecting the privacy and security of vital identity information .”

– Raomal Perera, CEO


“We are delighted to join the Liberty Alliance and assist in the acceleration of the their standards, which will give customers additional choices for identity services on the Internet. By supporting the Liberty Alliance standards, Oblix NetPoint becomes a single identity management infrastructure that customers can deploy to support multiple, incompatible federated services. Membership in the consortium extends our commitment to identity management standards and allows us to offer a new level of support to our continually growing customer base.”

– Nand Mulchandani, CTO and Co-founder

Phaos Technology
“We at Phaos Technology believe that the work being done by the Liberty Alliance members has provided an essential strategic foundation to the federated business model. Creating standards for trusted business and consumer relationships is vital to this new economic model. We are pleased to be a part of this effort.”

– Roger K. Sullivan, President


“Quadrasis is pleased to join the Liberty Alliance consortium because we recognize its goal — to provide an open standard for federated network identity — is a critical first step towards solving security trust management across distributed systems. This goal aligns perfectly with the Quadrasis EASI Security UnifierÔ, our visionary solution which handles the remaining Enterprise Application Security Integration (EASI) challenges beyond network identity. We look forward to working together with the Liberty Alliance to achieve truly unified and comprehensive security across federated systems.”

– Harriet Goldman, VP Professional Services

Software & Information Industry Association
“As the demands of global eCommerce require greater interoperability and identification requirements, the Liberty Alliance Project is a welcome forum for commercial and non-commercial organizations to work together toward these important goals. We look forward to working with the Liberty Alliance as it strives to promote confidence in transactions by consumers and business.”

– Mark Bohannon, General Counsel and Senior Vice President Public Policy


“Federated identity is an important building block for the next generation e-commerce applications enabled by Trustgenix. We are glad to be a part of the Liberty Alliance and its standards development effort, which is a key accelerator in this area.”

– Greg Whitehead, CTO

WaterWare Internet Services
“Exceptional growth in Internet applications and services is driving the current phase of the Internet revolution. Key to the success of these online services is a secure, yet convenient, way for consumers to manage their personal network identity. WaterWare is dedicated to promoting open standards for federated identity and is proud to be a member of the Liberty Alliance.”

– Mark E. Waters, President & CEO

Waveset Technologies

“Waveset is and will continue to be heavily committed to supporting the standardization of key elements of identity infrastructure. The Liberty Alliance Project represents a significant step forward for federated identity exchange across the Web.”

– Darran Rolls, Director of Technology


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