Google Apps has generated mass appeal for organizations world-wide. The hope is that Google Apps will help the deploying organization money, while increasing user productivity and increasing organizational collaboration.
Enabling support for Single Sign On (SSO) for Google Apps is a core and vital component of any Google Apps rollout strategy. The premise is simple:
SAML 2.0 compliance is required by Google in order to facilitate and support SSO to Google Apps.
At the same time, the marketplace is captured by the allure of the option of running services in the cloud.
More and more organizations are looking to leverage SAML 2.0 based Single Sign On to Google Apps, while having the option of deploying the SAML 2.0 SSO service solution in the cloud.