Gartner Research

How to Get to Single Sign-On

Published: 21 January 2013

ID: G00247863

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


Enterprises can reduce time to value and limit costs for SSO solutions by properly scoping an SSO initiative, and by using owned tools to minimize project scope.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess the Current Environment and Pain Points
  • Evaluate Anticipated Changes to In-Scope Applications
  • Leverage Currently Owned Services or Solutions to Reduce the In-Scope Applications
  • Select Solutions to Resolve the Remaining Requirements
    • Solution Recommendation: WAM
    • Solution Recommendation: Stand-Alone Identity Federation
    • Solution Recommendation: Enterprise Single Sign-On (ESSO)
    • Solution Recommendation: Active Directory/Unix Bridge
  • The Mobile Device Problem

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