In this chapter, we describe the business context for IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On (ISAM ESSO). After a short description of the single sign-on paradigm, we describe the factors that influence why and how IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On can be implemented in a certain business context. Finally, we explain the challenges that you can expect to encounter when deploying an single sign-on solution in a large enterprise.
1.1 The single sign-on paradigm
While the purpose and benefits ...