Manage multiple SAML and OIDC-based cloud services and custom apps with Google Apps Single Sign-On

Businesses today are investing in numerous cloud applications to provide the simple, secure, and customized experience for their employees that comes with moving to the cloud. Each application, however, can require its own set of user IDs and passwords, creating a huge amount of overhead and complexity for both admins and employees alike. 

To help simplify this experience, we’re enhancing our OpenID Connect (OIDC) Identity Provider support that can already be used with many SaaS apps in the Google Apps Marketplace, and adding support for SAML 2.0 (Security Assertion Markup Language) for more than 15 popular SaaS providers, including Salesforce, Workday and Dropbox. We’re also making it easy for admins to add new custom SAML and custom OIDC app integrations.

These new features allow admins to greatly reduce the time investment with managing multiple cloud applications, and allow employees to use their Google Apps credentials as their single login for all of the tools they need.
These single sign-on options help address the growing demand for a central cloud-based identity service. Check out our Identity whitepaper for a complete overview and the Help Center for more information on SAML apps set-up details and features, and a full list of pre-integrated cloud applications.

Launch Details
Release track:  
Launching to both Rapid release and Scheduled release

Rollout pace: 
Full rollout (1-3 days for feature visibility)

Admins only

Admin action suggested/FYI

More Information
Help Center
Identity Whitepaper
Google for Work blog post

Note: all launches are applicable to all Google Apps editions unless otherwise noted

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