Finding the Top Single Sign-On (SSO) Solutions of 2019

Single sign-on has become a critical part of the average IT stack in the modern landscape. As such, the market is flooded with vendors, each proffering their single sign-on tool as the top. With many options available on the market for Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), aka single sign-on (SSO) tools, deciding which one is the top for an organization can be a daunting task. To help with your decision, we’ve analyzed and identified the characteristics of the top single sign-on solutions of 2019 and created a guide to help you with your search.

Why SSO?

The concept of a single sign-on solution came about due a major need in the identity management space: propagating on-prem identities to the cloud. The traditional identity management tool of choice for IT admins, Microsoft® Active Directory® (AD), has struggled extending its identities to applications that are housed in the cloud. In spite of this, web-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-delivered applications have continued to make waves in the workplace, revolutionizing how modern work is done.

As a result, IT admins with AD-backed organizations needed a tool that could take their on-prem identities and propagate them to cloud applications. Enter single sign-on.

A Growing Market

Vendors sprung at the opportunity, rising to meet the need of an increasingly SaaS-forward landscape with Identity-as-a-Service solutions. While the IDaaS scene was small at first, it has exploded over the last several years. The influx of SSO solutions brings benefits both admins and end users alike. SSO has greatly simplified the login process, and beyond that, helps IT admins maintain their AD instances in light of cloud innovations. Of course, with such a flourishing SSO market, IT admins now need to choose their top SSO solution.

Characteristics of the Top SSO Solutions

Let’s take a high-level look at the prominent features of the top SSO solutions of the year in regards to how it will function for your organization’s needs. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” as they say, so what truly matters is that you evaluate available solutions fully to find the option works best for your organization. A (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Blog – JumpCloud authored by Zach DeMeyer. Read the original post at: https://jumpcloud.com/blog/top-sso-solutions-2019/

Zach DeMeyer

Zach DeMeyer

Zach is a writer and researcher for JumpCloud with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He loves being on the cutting edge of new technology, and when he's not working, he enjoys all things outdoors, making music, and soccer.

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