Open Standards Forum 2008 - Security Challenges for the Information Society, 30 September - 1 October 2008, Ditton Manor, Near London

Event Sponsors



Alcatel-Lucent's vision is to enrich people’s lives by transforming the way the world communicates. Born with an unparalleled ability to offer end-to-end communications solutions to our customers, we are focused on enhancing client relationships and enriching the lives of people through communications. Expert, driven, intuitive, innovative, Alcatel-Lucent is the first truly global communications solutions provider, with the most complete end-to-end portfolio of solutions and services in the industry.


Axiomatics, located in Stockholm, Sweden, is dedicated to provide software tools for fine-grained authorisation management, based on the XACML standard to the Identity and Access Management market. As an active member of the XACML TC it contributes to further development of this standard. Axiomatics has customers in the Healthcare, Telecom and Defense markets. Its flagship product, Axiomatics Policy Server, is currently integrated into a SOA based security platform for the Swedish National Healthcare as the world’s largest deployment of the XACML standard.


CA is one of the world's largest IT management software providers. Our software and expertise unify and simplify complex IT environments—in a secure way—across the enterprise for greater business results.


IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM software offers the widest range of infrastructure software for all types of computing platforms, allowing customers to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. The fastest way to get more information about IBM software is through the IBM home page at


The OASIS Identity and Trusted Infrastructure (IDTrust) Member Section promotes greater understanding and adoption of standards-based identity and trusted infrastructure technologies, policies, and practices. The group provides a neutral setting where government agencies, companies, research institutes, and individuals work together to advance the use of trusted infrastructures, including the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).


Microsoft is motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them. We run our business in much the same way, and believe our three core business divisions offer the greatest potential to serve our customers. They are: Platform Products and Services Division: Includes the Client Group, the Server & Tools Group, and the Online Services Group; Business Division: Includes the Information Worker Group, the Microsoft Business Solutions Group, and the Unified Communications Group; and Entertainment and Devices Division: Includes the Home & Entertainment Group and the Mobile & Embedded Devices Group.


Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for our customers. Our next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications. Nortel's technologies are designed to help eliminate today's barriers to efficiency, speed and performance by simplifying networks and connecting people to the information they need, when they need it. Nortel does business in more than 150 countries around the world.


Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. For almost 30 years, Oracle has been helping customers manage business systems and information with reliable, secure, and integrated technologies.


Primeton is a leading provider of component-oriented software development and operations platforms that help customers drastically cut down project time and greatly improve system reliability. Major banks, telecom operators and equipment suppliers, and government agencies in China and around the world are using Primeton products to gain business agility in rapidly changing business and regulatory environments. The latest Primeton product release will help businesses build SOA solutions that support SCA/SDO standards


Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision — "The Network Is The Computer" — has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work. Sun can be found in more than 170 countries and on the World Wide Web at Technologies supported by Sun include XML, Java, and the community-developed office productivity suite.


The OASIS Telecommunications Services Member Section (OASIS Telecom) is an open, active community committed to bringing the full advantages of SOA to the telecommunications industry. OASIS Telecom works with other standards development organizations to pave the way for an exciting, new business model that makes telecommunications services more intelligent, deployable, and easy to consume.