Chicago, IL - February 23rd, 2018 - QuickLaunch, the award-winning Identity Management company, today announced it has released single sign-on integration to Internet2®s InCommon® Federation. This integration enables QuickLaunch clients to seamlessly access InCommon® Federation from the QuickLaunch SSO portal.
InCommon®, operated by Internet2®, provides the U.S. higher education and research community with the common framework for trustworthy shared management of access to online resources. InCommon® facilitates the development of a community-based common trust fabric sufficient to enable participants to make appropriate decisions about the release of identity information and the control of access to protected online resources. InCommon® is intended to enable production-level end-user access to a wide variety of protected resources.
QuickLaunch Single Sign-On integration to InCommon® Federation provides the following value to its clients:
Access to InCommon® Resources – Clients now have access to a variety of protected resources including:
- Microsoft® Imagine®
- Box® & Dropbox®
- National Student Clearinghouse®
- EBSCO® and many more
Infrastructure – Clients no longer need to reinvent the wheel and install and maintain require separate instances of Shibboleth® because QuickLaunch includes an identity provider (IDP) that supports protocols such as OAUTH, WS-Federation and SAML and includes out-of-the-box attribute mapping with InCommon Federation.
“We’re glad to release single-sign on integration to InCommon® Federation”, said Neeraj Kainth, CEO, QuickLaunch. “Clients can now reduce costs associated with installing and maintaining Shibboleth® and get single sign-on access from QuickLaunch to resources such as Microsoft Imagine® and National Student Clearinghouse®.”
QuickLaunch is the only AI-first identity and integration platform-as-a-service platform (IDaaS and iPaaS) that transforms how cloud-savvy institutions and companies manage human and device authentication, authorization, access control and integration. QuickLaunch leverages AI to autodetect threats and step up authentication. More than 500 institutions and companies such as Jenzabar, Unifyed, OculusIT, New Mexico State University, Colorado Community College System, BlackBeltHelp trust QuickLaunch to protect and manage over 2,000,000 identities and integration to over 3,000 applications such as Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, Box, Canvas, Blackboard, G Suite and Office 365.