The Open-IX Association (OIX
) is an Internet community effort to improve the landscape of Internet peering and massive-scale interconnection.
By joining the OIX -- a leader in the rapidly emerging field of trusted transaction certification and standards -- AT&T is demonstrating their strong commitment to trusted identities and consumer control of personal information as essential to the effectiveness of on-line transactions.
"As a leading service provider, we are excited about participating in the OIX effort to establish an open identity trust framework as part of a broader digital identity ecosystem for a secure and privacy-enhancing Internet."
OIX is a non-profit, technology agnostic, collaborative cross sector membership organisation with the purpose of accelerating the adoption of digital identity services based on open standards.
OIX runs multiple projects with industry leaders from competing sectors to find solutions to problems relating to identity, while supporting dialogue among its members with events and introductions.
"Joining OIX is a great step for Blockpass, and we continue to build strategic alliances and partnerships within the digital identity space," said Adam Vaziri.
According to iSignthis Executive Director John Karantzis,"We are pleased to bring our "MerchantProtect" suite of automated online identity authentication services, with its global footprint, to the OIX trust framework.
An underlying system of protocols and processes is being constructed by OIX so that identity service providers and relying parties can interact within trusted frameworks.
The certification also expresses Web Werks's position to advance OIX
's task to improve the global landscape of internet peering and interconnection, applying uniform, cost-efficient standards of performance.
DataGryd said that its 240,000 square feet of data center space at 60 Hudson Street in New York City has received DC OIX-2 certification from the Open-IX Association (OIX).
DataGryd is a supporter of OIX and supports no-cost interconnections and open peering.
In addition, UnboundID announced that it has joined the Open Identity Exchange (OIX
), a non-profit industry organisation dedicated to building public trust in the exchange of online identity data across public and private sectors.