Federation as a Service

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Fri Dec 12 21:22:00 EST 2014

In todays connected world we can get answers to our questions almost instantly.  And since we can view our coworkers calendars scheduling a meeting is a breeze.  But sometimes the people we work with don't sit right next to us or even in the same office.  Occasionally our closest contacts are in a different organization or company altogether.  The same enterprise tools that connect us through instant messaging, presense information, and calendars can become a burden when dealing with vpn, firewall, and entering multiple logins and passwords.  But now innovators at AT&T Labs have developed a solution that allows different software systems to federate and operate as if they're on the same platform.  It's called Federation