Amazon EC2 has captured enormous market share and interest as many organizations look to leverage the benefits of running various services in the cloud.
At the same time, Google Apps has generated mass appeal for many organizations who hope that Google Apps will help them save money, increase user productivity and foster collaboration.
Single Sign On (SSO) for Google Apps is a key component of any Google Apps rollout strategy. Simply put, Single Sign On to Google Apps increases user adoption and the resulting collaboration associated with the use of Google Apps.
Google requires SAML 2.0 compliance for support of SSO to Google Apps.
With ever-growing frequency, more organizations are looking to support SAML 2.0 based Single Sign On to Google Apps, while having the option of deploying the SAML 2.0 SSO service solution running on the Amazon EC2 platform.