Formerly Vaau's RBACx, Sun Role Manager recently shipped its 4.1 release. This version contains numerous enhancements in UI, administration, search, integration with Sun Identity Manager, and other areas.
For more details on Sun Role Manager, see
Features and benefits
Documentation: user's guide, administration guide, release notes
See a posting on The Aquarium by Sun principal engineer Pat Patterson on a new schedule of OpenSSO. An illustration spells out the upcoming releases all the way through March 2010 along with the capabilities planned, including federation with Google Apps, one-time passwords, entitlements, and many others. Fabulous!
To obtain support for your deployment, purchase a license for Sun OpenSSO...
ZDNet Australia recently published a Q&A with Sun Open-Source Officer Simon Phipps, in which he commented on the following topics:
Sun's acquisition of MySQL and its fit in the company's new structure
The growth of OpenOffice.org ("35 million downloads since October" for version 3.0) and the impressive number of plug-ins
The developers, Sun and non-Sun, who are hard at work on the "core code...