The company already resells Passlogix software, but the acqusition will allow the technologies to be meshed even more closely together, Oracle said. Find out more
Passlogix’s products will also help Oracle “fuel innovation” in SSO, according to a FAQ document released Monday. “Single sign-on requirements are moving from traditional PC-based platforms to mobile devices and the cloud, making paramount the need for a flexible, lightweight, easy to deploy solution that can run anywhere and on any platform,” it states in part.
Passlogix’s employees are to join Oracle after the deal closes. However, Oracle provided no firm guidance on Passlogix’s future product road maps, saying only that a review is now underway and customers will be notified at a later date.
Business should “continue as usual” for Passlogix’s partners, which include BMC, Microsoft and Fujitsu, Oracle said.
Overall, the acquisition ties into Oracle’s hopes of being a virtual one-stop shop for enterprises following the purchase of Sun Microsystems. That deal gave Oracle the hardware assets required to deliver integrated systems such as its Exadata data-processing machines.
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