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Market Overview for Enterprise Single Sign-On Tools

Published: 24 October 2012

ID: G00233517

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


The market for SSO products, which use an agent to push passwords into the user interfaces of target applications, has slowly declined. These tools are still needed in some cases, but there is more demand for SSO tools that integrate with Web-architected applications and support identity federation.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
    • Alternatives to ESSO Tools
    • When All Else Fails and ESSO Is the Best Answer
    • Factors That Affect ESSO Deployment Time
    • ESSO Architectural Differences
    • Market Offerings

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