Unleash the Power of Single Sign-On with Microsoft and SAP
Single Sign-On (SSO) becomes more and more crucial for today's complex IT landscape. In context of Identity Management, it means to bridge different authentication models used by these systems, which results in high administrative overhead as well as low usability. To enforce a consistent authentication policy throughout the enterprise and to offer simplified and homogeneous logon experience, Microsoft and SAP provide a set of technologies to unleash the power of SSO for enterprises. In this white paper, we review the mainstream enabling technologies for authentication as well as Single Sign-On within the Microsoft/SAP context and outline their usage in some typical scenarios.