Last year, Gartner estimated global SaaS revenue at $12Billion, a 21% increase from 2010. Predictions were made that by 2015, SaaS will account for 15% of enterprise application purchases. With this expected growth, one major anticipated problem is the management of user identities for
applications, this was when Identity as a Service (IDaaS) was developed.
An article in Windowsitpro discusses how IDaaS is seen as a viable alternative to on-premise solutions and how it can solve SaaS security issues.
Some IDaaS benefits given were:
- Immediate SSO access to thousands of SaaS applications
- Provision of strong authorization
- High availability architecture
The article further discussed the increasing awareness of these benefits provided by IDaaS and how the adoption of this type of service is not only being used by small companies but large enterprises as well.
Visit Windowsitpro to read the article and see the current market leaders for this solutions. Also, find out how IDaaS can resolve problems that have arisen with the sudden popularity of cloud computing.