WSO2 to Present at IETF 83 Session on Simple Cloud Identity Management

WSO2 Will Preview its Charon SCIM Implementation at the SCIM Interop Event Aimed at Optimizing Interoperability, User Account and Identity Provisioning Operations Palo Alto, CA – March 28, 2012 – Today WSO2 is previewing the first milestone release of its Simple Cloud Identity Management (SCIM) implementation, code-named Charon, at the 2012 SCIM Interop event. SCIM Interop will bring together developers from around the world to test and document SCIM use cases. The event is being held today as part of the 83rd meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), which runs March 25-30, 2012 at Le Palais des Congres de Paris in Paris, France. SCIM is an emerging open standard that simplifies identity provisioning by defining a comprehensive REST API, a platform-neutral schema, and a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) binding to facilitate user management operations across software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Charon is the first Java SCIM implementation available under the open source Apache 2.0 license. Through Charon, WSO2 is further enhancing the integration of the 100% open source WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform and WSO2 StratosLive platform-as-a-service (PaaS) with Google Apps,, and other SaaS offerings. WSO2 Charon includes four main modules:
  • Charon-Core is the API that exposes an implementation of SCIM specification, which can be used by any SCIM service provider or client implementation to support SCIM operations and functionalities.
  • Charon-Utils is a set of default implementations for the extension points made available in Charon-Core.
  • Charon-Deployment is a reference implementation of an SCIM service provider that can be deployed in any application server; it currently is based on the Apache Wink Web application.
  • Charon-Samples contains samples illustrating SCIM use cases, focusing on SCIM client-side implementations that can be run against an SCIM server.
The Charon demonstration will be led by Hasini Gunasinghe, a software engineer on the WSO2 integration technologies team, who contributes to the development of the WSO2 Identity Server and has led the WSO2 Charon project efforts. For more information about IETF 83, visit: About WSO2 WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit and the WSO2 OxygenTank developer portal at, or check out WSO2 on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed. Trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.