With ever-growing popularity, users and organizations are looking to leverage the promise of Google Apps. The hope of increasing security, increasing user productivity, and improving collaboration among users is extremely attractive to many organizations.
Enabling Single Sign On (SSO) function for Google Apps users is a core component of the overall strategy for organizations who intend to rollout Google Apps to its users.
Google requires adherence to the SAML 2.0 specifications in order to enable support for Google Apps SSO.
A variety of access methods are required in order to effectively address the needs of the wide variety of Google Apps Single Sign On use cases that exist in various environments. One critical option that must be provided lies in the ability to optional support for Form based authentication.