Gluu Launches Instant Cloud Identity Security in the Rackspace Cloud

Austin, TX — Gluu launched today a new service that delivers enterprise-grade cloud identity security in under one hour. Called the Gluu Cloud Identity Server, the new solution leverages Rackspace® Cloud Servers to provide quick and affordable single sign-on (SSO) service to organizations of all sizes.

“Gluu is committed to making it easier for organizations to manage identity in the cloud,” says Michael Schwartz, Gluu’s Founder and CEO. “What makes the Gluu Cloud Identity Server different is our automated delivery, and our per-server pricing model. Gluu leverages the elasticity of the cloud to deliver a complex cloud identity security solution on demand.”

Building on the success of its cloud identity solution for Higher Education institutions, Gluu launched its new service as a light-weight, more affordable solution that can be configured and deployed immediately.

The cloud identity standard stack supported by Gluu includes SAML 2.0, OpenID Connect 1.0, and SCIM, the Simple Cloud Identity Management protocol.

Gluu’s Cloud Identity Server is offered at a flat monthly fee with no per user pricing. The service includes 24/7 monitoring and technical support and enables organizations to leverage Gluu’s trained staff to support authentication and authorization requirements.

About Gluu 

Gluu ( is an Austin, TX startup offering cloud identity security solutions to enterprise and educational institutions. Gluu leverages open standards such as OpenID, SAML, SCIM to make achieving single sign-on and cloud identity security fast and affordable. The Gluu Cloud Identity solutions can be deployed on a Rackspace Cloud Server or an enterprise’s private cloud virtual machine instance. Gluu’s management service addresses all the installation and operational issues of an organizational identity provider at a predictable annual cost.

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