Outlook is by far the most prevalent email client being used in the world today. Current estimate ranges indicate that as many as 60% – 85% of all users worldwide utilize Outlook for their email system.
Google Apps is the fastest growing personal productivity platform in the world today. Google has indicated that as many as 3,000 new organizations are deploying Google Apps every day.
From a user perspective, Single Sign On support between and among commonly-used systems is a vital need.
As countless organizations and users migrate from Micrsoft Exchange to Google Apps, many organizations and many users must operate and support a mixture of Outlook and Google Apps. Coexistence of these two dominant platforms is a critical requirement for a growing number of organizations throughout the world.
Enabling SSO between Outlook and Google Apps is now a mandatory requirement in every organization that currently leverages Outlook, and plans to leverage Google Apps.
SAML 2.0 is the de facto standard for enabling secure, standards-based Single Sign On for Google Apps platforms and user communities.
A Single Sign On solution which provides support for SSO with SAML 2.0 and between Outlook and Google Apps is a must-have capability for a growing number of organizations throughout the world today.