Microsoft Expands Interoperability for the Identity Metasystem

Today at the Zend/PHP Conference and Expo (ZendCon), Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic collaboration with Zend Technologies Inc. that will ultimately provide people with better control over their personal information on the Web and greatly improve the trustworthiness of Web-based interactions. Microsoft's relationship with Zend Technologies will enable support for information cards by PHP developers […]

Today at the Zend/PHP Conference and Expo (ZendCon), Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic collaboration with Zend Technologies Inc. that will ultimately provide people with better control over their personal information on the Web and greatly improve the trustworthiness of Web-based interactions.

Microsoft’s relationship with Zend Technologies will enable support for information cards by PHP developers through a component built for Zend Framework. Using this as a stand-alone component or as part of the framework, PHP developers will be able to specify a Web site’s security policy and accept information cards from trusted third parties.

“With today’s announcement, Microsoft and Zend are making a commitment to deliver information card support to PHP developers, which will reduce development costs and help make the Web safer and more secure for people,