End of your Online User ID, Password problems?

Remember “Passport” from Microsoft? They tried to provide an authentication mechanism for th entire Web. It is anybody’s guess as to how successful they were. Anyway, There is a new Open Source foundation that provides a similar service. However, this one is free and since it is open source, no one has to pay any money for the license or anything for that matter. Sounds Exciting? Read on to find out more… OpenID » What is OpenID?.

It is very easy for you to provide an authentication mechanism for your personal or business website. It is an Open API that you can use to develop your authentication mechanism. Are you a developer and interested to know more? Here you go => OpenID for Developers.



About Venu Mallarapu

I am currently working as Associate Director at Cognizant Technology Services in their Life Sciences division. I have over 15 years of experience in developing IT Solutions and Services, specifically for Life Sciences industry for about 9 years. I have worked with small to large pharma customers to address various business requirements in R&D, Sales and Marketing areas. IT Service Management is one of my other passions. I blog and write about technology frequently and have also presented at various conferences and workshops on wide variety of topics in technology.

One response to “End of your Online User ID, Password problems?”

  1. wonker says :

    Interesting blog, I’ll try and spread the word.

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