Layer 7 to Present on Cloud Identity at 2011 TM Forum Management World

Wed May 18, 2011 5:07pm EDT

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Layer 7 to Present on Cloud Identity at 2011 TM Forum Management World

Company to Also Showcase Solutions in Prestigious Defense & Cloud Catalyst Demonstrations

Layer 7 Technologies, the leader in Gateways for service-oriented integration, cloud connectivity and Web-to-mobile information sharing, today announced it will be speaking, exhibiting and demoing real-world SOA and Cloud solutions at the annual communications and defense industry TM Forum Management World 2011, which will be in Dublin, Ireland.

CTO and Chief Architect Scott Morrison will be speaking on “Implementing Identity and Access Control and Management in the Cloud,” during which he will discuss the challenges and considerations for cloud identity from the service provider’s perspective.

Who: Scott Morrison, CTO and chief architect at Layer 7 Technologies

What: “Implementing Identity and Access Control and Management in the Cloud”

When: 5:00 p.m. IST, Wednesday, May 25 in Dublin, Ireland

Where: Driving Business Innovation Forum

During TM Forum, Layer 7 will also be showcasing its SecureSpan and CloudSpan Gateways in two real-world Catalyst demonstrations inside the Forumville demo area.

Layer 7 will demonstrate the application of the CloudSpan CloudControl Gateway in enabling Cloud Network Elasticity, joining Deutche Telekom, Commonwealth Bank, Zimory, Ciena and Infonova in this demonstration. Details can be found at

Layer 7 will also be showcasing the application of its SecureSpan SOA Gateway in Secure, Federated Service Management and will be joined by NATO, Progress Software, Thales and CA among others in this showcase, which recently was named a ComputerWorld Honors Program Laureate for innovation. Details can be found at

For the duration of TM Forum, Layer 7 will also be exhibiting in booth 8. To schedule a meeting, contact

With more than 700 corporate members in 195 countries, TM Forum is the world’s leading industry association focused on enabling best-in-class IT for service providers in the communications, media and cloud service markets. The Forum provides business-critical industry standards and expertise to enable the creation, delivery and monetization of digital services.

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About Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison is the chief technology officer and chief architect at Layer 7 Technologies, providing the visionary innovation and technical direction for the company. He has extensive technical and scientific experience in a number of industries and universities, including senior architect positions at IBM. He is one of the four co-editors for the WS-I Basic Security Profile. Scott is a much sought-after author and speaker. He has published over 50 book chapters, magazine articles, and papers in medical, physics, and engineering journals and is co-author of the upcoming university textbook "Cloud Computing: Principles, Systems and Applications" published by Springer-Verlag. Scott has recently spoken at more than 70 shows around the world, including InfoWorld, JavaOne, GigaOm STRUCTURE, SOA World, Gartner and IDC conferences. @kscottmorrison

About Layer7 Technologies

Layer 7 Technologies helps organizations secure and govern integrations that span the Internet and cloud. Through its award-winning line of SecureSpan SOA Gateways and CloudSpan Cloud Brokers, Layer 7 gives enterprises the ability to control identity, data security, SLA and visibility requirements for sharing application data and functionality across organizational boundaries. With more than 100 customers spanning six continents, Layer 7 supports the most demanding commercial and government organizations. Layer 7 solutions are FIPS compliant, STIG vulnerability tested and have met Common Criteria EAL4+ security assurance. For more information, please visit, email us at or follow us on Twitter at @layer7.

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