Oracle Acquires Oblix

Mar 29, 2005

Oracle has completed the acquisition of Oblix, Inc., a privately held developer of identity-based security solutions for heterogeneous computing environments. Founded in 1996 in Cupertino, Calif., Oblix is a developer of identity management software that allows Web access control including Single Sign On (SSO), identity administration, and user provisioning. Oblix also provides security and regulatory compliance solutions. Oblix's technology is designed to complement the identity and access management solutions currently available in Oracle Identity Management and included as part of Oracle Application Server 10g. Oracle intends to scale the merged Oracle and Oblix security business rapidly. The Oblix products, including COREid, SHAREid, and COREsv, will continue to be available on a stand-alone basis. Oracle will also include features and capabilities of Oblix into its broader identity infrastructure offering.