Take a Pragmatic Approach to Single Sign-On for Quicker Value

Foundational Refreshed: 20 December 2017 | Published: 29 July 2016 ID: G00296274

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Identity and access management leaders should apply Gartner's pragmatic best practices to create a single sign-on strategy that reduces time to value and limits costs when scoping SSO projects.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Assess Use Cases, Application Environments, Pain Points and Business Value
    • Identify IAM Products That Reduce In-Scope Applications
    • Select SSO Products/Services for the Requirements Unsatisfied by RSO
      • Identity and Access Management as a Service
      • WAM Software
      • Stand-Alone Identity Federation
      • Enterprise Single Sign-On
      • AD/Unix Bridge
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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