|Headquarters||San Francisco, California, United States|
|John Fernandez (Interim CEO, CFO)
Lasse Andresen (CTO)
|Products||ForgeRock Identity Platform|
Number of employees
ForgeRock is a multinational identity and access management software company headquartered in San Francisco, U.S.A. The company develops commercial open source identity and access management products for internet of things, customer, cloud, mobile, and enterprise environments. John Fernandez is the CFO, and interim CEO of ForgeRock. ForgeRock also has offices in Bristol, London, Grenoble, Vancouver (USA), Oslo, Munich, Paris, Sydney, and Singapore. ForgeRock has raised $140 million in venture funding from Accel Partners, Foundation Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, and KKR.
When Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle in January 2010, Sun’s open source identity and access management software was scheduled for phase out in favor of Oracle’s in-house product. ForgeRock was founded in Norway by a group of ex-Sun employees in February 2010 to fork the code and continue to develop Sun’s software.
ForgeRock provides digital identity management through its primary product, the ForgeRock Identity Platform.[better source needed] The ForgeRock Identity Platform includes Access Management (based on the OpenAM open source project), Identity Management (based on the OpenIDM open source project), Directory Services (based on the OpenDJ open source project), and Identity Gateway (based on the OpenIG open source project). ForgeRock Access Management provides access management, ForgeRock Directory Services is an LDAP directory service, ForgeRock Identity Management is used for identity management, and ForgeRock Identity Gateway provides an identity gateway for web traffic and application programming interfaces (APIs). ForgeRock also offers a Profile and Privacy Management Dashboard for compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and provides support for the User-Managed Access (UMA) 2.0 standard.
Despite being under an open source license and the majority of the copyrights still being held by Oracle, the enterprise version of the ForgeRock Identity Platform can only be accessed by purchasing a commercial license. The source code of the community version is publicly available under the terms of the Common Development and Distribution License.
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