Read About Upcoming Sun Java System Federated Access Manager
Sun's Daniel Raskin wrote in September that Sun was combining two flagship identity products, Sun Java System Access Manager and Sun Java System Federation Manager, into a single product: Sun Java System Federated Access Manager. Coming right up in the spring of 2008!Here's a two-part overview by Daniel on Sun Java System Federation Manager 8.0: Part 1 and Part 2.
In addition, on wikis.sun.com is an architecture overview, complete with illustrative diagrams. Pat Patterson, Sun identity architect, describes it well in a September posting. Truly capabilities galore! And why not? Identity management is all-important for enterprises.