Microsoft, Sun security paths diverge

Monday, 31 May 2004, 6:51 PM EST

Identity management is rapidly becoming a new battleground for rivals Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc., each of which is committing support for different standards.

While Microsoft demonstrated new security and ID management services running together under the WS-Federation (Web Services Federation Language) specification just last week, Sun is planning to announce this week three new identity management products that will compete directly with Microsoft's prized Active Directory.

By Dennis Fisher at eWeek.

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