SimpleSAMLphp won the IDDY award in 2008.
UNINETT - Liberty Alliance Digital Identity Management Case Study Released – UNINETT received a 2008 Emerging Application IDDY Award for SimpleSAMLphp, an open source lightweight implementation of several federation protocols written in PHP. Free to download and available in 15 languages, SimpleSAMLphp is a platform for quick implementation of emerging standards or identity-enabled proof-of concept (POC) applications. The software implements Web SSO, and can be applied in any deployment where users need to be authenticated to a World Wide Web Service.
In 2008, SimpleSAMLphp was also nominated for Best New/Improved Standard at the European Identity Conference.