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O4W to Support OpenID

O4W will seamlessly allow you to login in to your OpenInsight environment via the Internet using the OpenID protocol. OpenID allows you to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites, without needing to create new passwords.

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Release Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013

As of release 10.0, OpenInsight's O4W product will have support for OpenID, an industry standard protocol for logging into websites.

O4W will seamlessly allow you to login in to your OpenInsight environment via the Internet using the OpenID protocol. OpenID allows you to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites, without needing to create new passwords.

You may choose to associate information with your OpenID that can be shared with the websites you visit, such as a name or email address. With OpenID, you control how much of that information is shared with the websites you visit.

With OpenID, your password is only given to your identity provider, and that provider then confirms your identity to the websites you visit. Other than your provider, no website ever sees your password, so you don't need to worry about an unscrupulous or insecure website compromising your identity.

OpenID is rapidly gaining adoption on the web, with over one billion OpenID enabled user accounts and over 50,000 websites accepting OpenID for logins. Several large organizations either issue or accept OpenIDs, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Microsoft, AOL, MySpace, Sears, Universal Music Group, France Telecom, Novell, Sun, Telecom Italia, and many more.

The O4W login screen will have an option to use OpenID to login. Selection of this option will display a list of OpenID providers. The user selects an OpenID provider, fills in their OpenID username, and clicks login.

 

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About Revelation Software

Founded in 1982, Revelation Software delivers a suite of application development tools and companion services that take full advantage of leading network computing architectures, messaging, groupware, and client server platforms. Today, the company's flagship product OpenInsight is the only database development and application environment that provides both Windows and Java-based GUI s tools to develop and deploy web-based and client server applications that support native and relational XML, SQL, Lotus Notes and the leading legacy Multi-Value data sources such as Arev, Pick and IBM Universe. There are more than 1.5 million licensed users of Revelation products across 60,000 deployed sites worldwide. The company has offices in Westwood, New Jersey, as well as a European distributor in the United Kingdom, and an Asia Pacific subsidiary in Australia.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com

About OpenInsight

OpenInsight is a repository-based applications development environment that enables development teams to work collaboratively to design, develop, deploy and scale high-performance business solutions on leading messaging and client/server platforms. OpenInsight is a Windows-based application development environment that can reside on either Windows or Linux servers when used in conjuction with our network product Universal Driver 4.5. Arev32, Character to OpenInsight (CTO), the U2 Connector, WebOI and the Bravo Dashboard are all included in OpenInsight 9.0 Server Edition and above.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com/​Revelation.nsf/​byTitle/​5DA001116EB098C085256DC500658FF4?OpenDocument

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