Cambridge – 08 March 2016
DAASI International, a leading provider of open source solutions in the field of authentication, single sign-on and federated identity management, has partnered with Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud. The combined offering will help deliver further enterprise flexibility and scalability for large organisations wishing to deploy their own cloud document suite
As an open source expert for authentication infrastructures, authorisation, encryption and databases, DAASI International will provide Identity Management integration solutions for CloudSuite. They will also offer support and implementation services for companies who want to integrate CloudSuite into their IT landscape.
Additionally, DAASI International will integrate CloudSuite as a pilot into the European Commission funded AARC project (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration). AARC brings together partners from amongst National Research and Education Networks, e-Infrastructures Service Providers and libraries and aims to develop and pilot an integrated and interoperable framework for Federated Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructures (AAI).
“Getting Identity Management right is difficult, especially in large, diverse organisations” said Michael Meeks, GM of Collabora. “DAASI International brings a wealth of experience and a proven record to the Collabora CloudSuite and LibreOffice ecosystem as we prepare to scale our offering to many millions of users“
“After many years of successfully deploying LibreOffice in all our business activities, we as an Open Source company are very happy to now actively contribute to the development of the next step into the cloud. We are bringing in our many years of experience in the fields of identity management and single sign-on technologies. On the one hand we designed the respective framework and are helping in implementing it, on the other hand we broadened our business segment, to support enterprises to move into the cloud with CloudSuite and to integrate their identity management system” said Peter Gietz, CEO of DAASI International.
About DAASI International
DAASI International is one of the leading providers for open source software in the areas of federated Identity. For more information, please visit www.daasi.de.
About Collabora Productivity
Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and CloudSuite provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.