Janrain launches its new Identity Central solution

Janrain’s depiction of a client company’s calls to its cloud platform, over the OIDC (OpenID Connect 1.0) protocol.

Identity management platform Janrain is out Wednesday with its new Identity Central platform, which it says is the first such end-to-end cloud-based solution.

Identity Central is all-hosted. Before, CEO Jim Kaskade noted, his company offered a suite of applications running on the OpenID protocol, which provides a standard for identity authorization/authentication services.

A client company would use the suite to enable social sign-ons between sites, such as employing your Facebook login across sites and managing user identity. But some of the needed components — notably, the user interface — had to be developed by the client company and hosted on the client’s own on-premises or cloud server.

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