ForgeRock Includes IdentityForge as Technology Partner

ForgeRock and IdentityForge join forces in a technology partnership, now offering a broader product line and new integration possibilities for Identity & Access Management solutions.

OSLO, Norway – March 2, 2012 – This alliance strengthens the unified, standards based ForgeRock approach for companies seeking identity management solutions. Adding the support for the IdentityForge adapters to ForgeRock I³ platform product OpenIDM will enable access to a wider customer base by meeting clearly articulated requirements from both existing and new enterprise customers. The use of the ForgeRock I³ platform will add business value, flexibility, and cost control, as well as enhanced security for these deployments.

“ForgeRock is very pleased to add IdentityForge as one of our technology partners. The IdentityForge Series of Advanced Adapters permits us to further reach out to the enterprise market with our I³ IAM platform products,” says Stein Myrseth, Technology Partner Lead, ForgeRock.

“We are excited to partner with an Open Platform leader like ForgeRock and look forward to bring on a vast knowledge to our current and future clients,” says Jeff Davis, Director of Marketing and Sales at IdentityForge. “We hope to provide another great Open Source option for our clients, that broadens the number of systems that can intercommunicate within any identity management suite.”

IdentityForge offers a wide variety of solutions, for many target systems or applications using a standards-based approach and has over 11 years of experience with entities both public and private. The IdentityForge Series of Advanced Adapters provides standard ICF LDAP integration support for IBM (RACF, iSeries, and AIX), HP (OpenVMS, NonStop Tandem and UX), SAP ECC, CA (ACF2 and TOP SECRET), Salesforce CRM, Oracle Solaris and a wide variety of Linux Based OS and Custom Adapters.

The IdentityForge adapters enable all supported legacy systems to easily become a part of the ForgeRock OpenIDM provisioning infrastructure. ”Partnership with IdentityForge extends our portfolio of connectors and gives us a strong offering addressing legacy mainframe applications and security systems as well as popular ERP packages such as SAP,” commented Anders Askåsen, OpenIDM Product Manager.

About ForgeRock

ForgeRock is the global open source vendor behind the I³ Open Identity Platform. ForgeRock identity oriented technology powers solutions for thousands of the world’s largest companies and government organizations. The I³ vision is to deliver a fully open source platform for the creation of interactive web and cloud solutions using identity throughout. I³ products currently include: OpenAM (Access Manager) for Authentication, SSO, and Cloud-enabled Federation; OpenIDM (Identity Manager) the ultimately scalable identity lifecycle management and provisioning solution and OpenDJ (Directory Java) the leading next gen identity repository. ForgeRock technology is built on open standards and deployed by a global network of system integrator, consulting and training partners. I³ products are supported for mission-critical operations by ForgeRock enterprise lifecycle subscriptions. For more information and free downloads visit

About IdentityForge

IdentityForge (IdF) is a leading provider of identity management, biometric and connector solutions for mainframe, midrange, ERP, Cloud-Based, OS and many more target systems. IdentityForge solutions provide bi-directional support for directory services and Identity and Access Management software platforms. IdentityForge host-based agents complement Identity and Access Management software when IBM RACF, CA ACF2, CA Top Secret, IBM System i5 systems is a key component of the enterprise. IdentityForge has been providing Identity and Access Management solutions and services since 2001. Our advanced adapters have been successfully deployed in various environments and verticals. IdentityForge Technology has been utilized to extend leading Identity Management Products, Corporate Directories, and In-House Custom Solutions.

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