Unifyed Releases Single Sign-On to InCommon® Federation

Sunday – December 17, 2017

Miami, FL

Unifyed, the premier student engagement and digital transformation provider for higher ed, today announced it has released single sign-on integration to Internet2®s InCommon® Federation. This integration enables Unifyed Digital Campus clients to seamlessly access InCommon® Federation from Unifyed Digital Campus.

InCommon®, operated by Internet2®, provides the U.S. higher education and research community with the common framework for trustworthy shared management of access to online resources. InCommon® facilitates the development of a community-based common trust fabric sufficient to enable participants to make appropriate decisions about the release of identity information and the control of access to protected online resources. InCommon® is intended to enable production-level end-user access to a wide variety of protected resources.

Unifyed single sign-on integration to InCommon® Federation provides the following value to Unifyed Digital Campus clients:

  1. Access to InCommon® Resources – Unifyed Digital Campus clients now have access to a variety of protected resources including:
    • Microsoft® Imagine®
    • Box® & Dropbox®
    • National Student Clearinghouse®
    • EBSCO®

    and many more

  2. Infrastructure – Unifyed Digital Clients no longer need to reinvent the wheel and install and maintain require separate instances of Shibboleth® because Unifyed Identity includes an identity provider (IDP) that supports protocols such as OAUTH, WS-Federation and SAML and includes out-of-the-box attribute mapping with InCommon Federation.

We’re pleased to release single-sign on integration to InCommon® Federation”, said Dennis Thibeault, Chief Product Officer, Unifyed. “Unifyed Digital Campus clients can now reduce costs associated with installing and maintaining Shibboleth® and get single sign-on access from Unifyed Digital Campus to resources such as Microsoft Imagine® and National Student Clearinghouse®.

About Unifyed

Unifyed is here to transform education by improving access to learning, increasing student engagement, and reducing institutional costs.

Unifyed is a pioneer in higher education software and serves over 750 colleges and universities across seven countries.

Unifyed builds beautiful and easy-to-use solutions designed to help partner colleges and universities recruit, engage, educate, retain and graduate 21st century students.

Unifyed delivers affordable and flexible solutions in partnership with the higher education community that are AI-first, microservices-based, and cloud-native.

Prospective customers can book a demo or email engage@unifyed.com for further information. Existing customers can email their Customer Success Managers or unifyedcs@unifyed.com for further information.