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InCommon Fun Facts – August 2020

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August 18, 2020

New InCommon Participants

As of August 18, 2020, InCommon had 1,019 participants. Here are the new participants:

Higher Education

Beloit College

Sponsored Partners

Fathom Information Design

InCommon Federation

The InCommon Federation has 572 identity providers registered, along with 5,291 services. Worldwide, eduGAIN (the collaboration of global federations) has 3,900 identity providers and 13,101 services registered. 

InCommon Certificate Service Subscribers

As of August 18, 2020, 480 organizations subscribe to the InCommon Certificate Service. Here are the new subscribers:

  • Cedar Crest College
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • The University of Akron Main Campus

Research & Scholarship Category (R&S)

The R&S Category includes service providers that support research and scholarly activities such as virtual organizations and campus-based collaboration services. Participating Identity Providers agree to release a small set of attributes to the category. See the list. As of August 18, there are:

  • 149 Service Providers in the category
  • 175 Identity Providers supporting the international REFEDS R&S category

Governance and Advisory