As more and more organizations look to leverage the benefits of moving various services into the cloud, all modules of the Google Apps suite become an attractive part of many cloud-based strategies. Google Docs is a core part of that strategy, related to moving sharing documents into the cloud.
Security must be balanced with easy and convenient user access to enable users and organizations to realize the potential benefits of Google Docs. Single Sign On, or SSO, is the main strategy that all organizations employ in order to make the promise of Google Docs a reality.
Google has mandated that the SAML 2.0 protocol is required for clients who are looking to deploy Single Sign on capability in to Google Docs.
Google Doc clients looking to provide secure Single Sign On to Google Docs must first implement a robust and proven SAML 2.0 Single Sign On SSO software product.