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TM Forum

Layer 7 is a member of TM Forum, the world’s leading industry association focused on improving business effectiveness for communications service providers and their suppliers. Inside the TM Forum Layer 7 is active on the Cloud Leadership council and several Catalyst projects.


Cloud Security Alliance

Layer 7 CTO Scott Morrison is an active contributor to the Cloud Security Alliance. He has coauthored the Cloud Security Alliance whitepapers on “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing” and “Top Threats for Cloud Computing”


WS-I (Web Services Interoperability Organization)

Layer 7 Technologies CTO Scott Morrison edited the Web Services Interoperability (WS-I) Basic Security Profile. Layer 7 is the only independent XML Gateway vendor to have participated in the WS-I BSP 1.0 and 1.1 interops.


W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

Layer 7 Technologies helped edit the WS- Policy specification for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Layer 7 was the only XML Gateway to have participated in the WS-Policy interop sponsored by the W3C.



Layer 7 co-authored numerous OASIS WS8 standards including WS-Trust, WS-Federation and WS-SecureConversaton. OASIS is a non-profit international consortium that produces standards for Web services, security, e-business, and public and private-sector standardization efforts.


IJIS Institute

Layer 7 is an affiliate member of IJIS Institute. The IJIS Institute nonprofit membership organization dedicated to joining forces with its Member companies to unite the private and public sectors for improving mission-critical information sharing in the justice community.



Layer 7 is a member of AFCEA International. Established in 1946, AFCEA is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for IT advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.


SOA Consortium

Layer 7 is part of the SOA Consortium/OMG Group. The SOA Consortium is a SOA advocacy group comprised of end users, service providers, and technology vendors, committed to helping the Global 1000 successfully adopt SOA.