Federation, single sign-on (SSO) & cloud SSO

Identity federation, single sign-on (SSO) and cloud SSO enable users to log in once to get access to multiple applications and systems.

Federated identity management is the practice of linking and storing the users’ electronic identities and attributes across multiple distinct identity management systems. This enables an identity to be used across all the systems and organizations that are a part of the federation. Identity federation enables SSO and cloud SSO.

SSO made possible without federation

SSO can also be enabled in legacy systems, where federated identity management is not possible. In such cases, the user’s different usernames and passwords are stored and replayed by the SSO enabling software.

Increased convenience and security

Federation and SSO increase convenience and security, since you do not have to rely on multiple passwords, hardware tokens or other credentials.

Nexus offers a solution that enable federation and federation-based SSO, as well as SSO in legacy systems.

Based on leading industry standards

Our solution is based on leading industry standards to guarantee interoperability with existing applications and security infrastructures. Any application, router, firewall or gateway that supports RADIUS can utilize strong multi-factor authentication from Nexus. The solution supports SAML 2.0 as well as OAuth 2.0. For applications that do not support any of these standards, integration via web services is offered.

For more information on how Nexus or one of our partners can help you? Please contact us.

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