MetaDirectories using LDAP

Matt Coffey & Vinod Kutty
Collective Technologies

Tuesday October 24th at 7:00pm
College of DuPage Room SRC 2800(a,b,c)


Organizations typically maintain disjoint repositories of data on users, assets, applications, etc. that may be managed and accessed using per-repository protocols and APIs. A metadirectory presents a single view of this data, and can help streamline applications and business processes. The speakers will present concepts and implementation issues surrounding LDAP based metadirectories, and how they may benefit you.

Speaker Bio

Matthew Coffey is a consultant with Collective Technologies. He has worked on several LDAP based meta directory implementations for web authentication, mail delivery and campus wide directory services.

Vinod Kutty is a consultant with Collective Technologies, specializing in Solaris and currently engaged at a startup company working on development and systems engineering issues. Prior to this, he played a lead technical role in a team implementing and refining an LDAP based Metadirectory for a large investment bank with offices in 40 countries. This project resulted in annual savings of over $600,000, and provided numerous other benefits.

Getting to the meeting

The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, October 24th, 2000, at the College of DuPage, building SRC - room 2800.

        College of DuPage
        Building SRC, Rm 2800
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd, then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St.
Turn right and look for Lot 2 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (behind Lot 1) on the right side of 22nd St.
Walk to the SRC building, room 2800 is on the second floor of the west side of the building,
upstairs from the north doors facing Lot 2.

All UniForum Chicago general meetings are open to the public free of charge.

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