"Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ― Paulo Coelho

MS released the public beta of the “Zermatt” framework (

“Zermatt” is a .NET developer framework and SDK that helps developers build claims-aware applications to address today’s application security requirements using a simplified model that is open and extensible, can improve security, and boosts productivity for developers.  Developers can build externalized authentication capabilities for “relying party” applications and build custom “identity providers”, often referred to as Security Token Services (STS).  With these components, developers can build applications that meet a variety of business needs more quickly.  Details –, or located here Requirements:  “Zermatt” requires .Net 3.5 to be installed.

Roadmap:  We anticipate RTM to occur in the last quarter of calendar year 2008.   More info on MSDN


July 11, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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