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®
- 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.
QuickLaunch is the only AI and blockchain based identity-as-a-service platform (IDaaS) that transforms how cloud-savvy institutions and companies manage human and device authentication, authorization and access control. QuickLaunch leverages AI to autodetect threats and step up authentication. QuickLaunch leverages blockchain ledger to protect identities and maintain historical access control changes for automatic compliance management. More than 100 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 access to over 3,000 applications such as Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, Box, Canvas, Blackboard, G Suite and Office 365.