Customer Success Stories

A Multi-National Chemical Company
9STAR’s Elastic SSO federated single sign-on (SSO) access software solution enabled the Company to switch from a competitive vendor SSO solution to Elastic SSO without any downtime while reducing IT costs and gaining in performance and reliability.

Key Highlights

  • Enable windows desktop based SSO authentication for federated SSO access to cloud hosted SaaS apps and services.
  • Robust, reliable, high-performance Shibboleth, SAML and ADFS standards-compliant Elastic SSO solution for supporting large number of users (10,000+) and apps (25+) globally.
  • Provision unlimited apps and users without incurring any additional ongoing IT costs.
  • Quality technical deployment support from 9STAR.

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A Private College on the East Coast, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO Team Solution on AWS provided the College the ability to provide 3rd party vendor hosted Online Educational e-Library Resources (20+) for their mobile users (5000+ Users – Students and Staff) in a safe secure fashion.

Key Highlights

  • Rapidly integrate online educational resources and apps for secure access via Shibboleth SAML open-standards federation connector.
  • Leverage existing user repositories for provisioning and de-provisioning.
  • Easy integration with the Internet2 Higher-Education InCommon Federation.
  • Reduced infrastructure costs by implementing a fully-managed, cloud-hosted Elastic SSO solution.
  • Reduced IT helpdesk costs due to implementation of single password based access.

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A Large Non-Profit/NGO Association, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO provides a Cloud-hosted federated single sign-on (SSO) software solution for the Association and it’s 300,000+ members from around the world for accessing their Services as well as their Partner Services.

Key Highlights

  • Leverage existing subscriber account stores to enable secure single sign-on access to partner Cloud resources.
  • Enable role based authorized access for their members to their Partner Services.
  • Rapid integration of Association’s Partner resources into the Cloud SSO ecosystem using Shibboleth SAML open standards based application SSO connectors.
  • Reliable and low-cost SSO service by adopting Cloud-based delivery model.
  • Round the clock technical support from an Industry leader.

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A Higher-Education Medical Institution in the UK
9STAR’s cloud-hosted and fully-managed Elastic SSO solution enabled the College to provide secure federated access to online learning resources for healthcare professionals and students (20,000+ Users) from all over the UK.

Key Highlights

  • Enable secure single sign-on access to e-Library online resources using the Shibboleth SAML open-standards federation connector.
  • Rapid on-boarding of new 3rd party online learning services.
  • Easy integration with the UK Access Management Federation.
  • Leverage existing user account store for easy provisioning and de-provisioning of users.
  • A fully-managed, Cloud-hosted, Elastic SSO instance hosted in the UK which helped minimize compliance risks.

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A Global E-Commerce Supplier, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO Team on AWS enabled the Customer with the ability to rapidly on-board millions of users for secure federated SSO access to hundreds of their e-commerce sites.

Key Highlights

  • Enable easy web based on-boarding of users (500,000+) and partners.
  • Reduced IT costs. Users are able to self-manage their user accounts including user identities and passwords.
  • Compliant with open standards such as PCI, Shibboleth, and SAML.
  • Easy web-based on-boarding of their e-commerce sites as well as their partner sites into their SSO eco-system.
  • Load-balanced configuration for high-availability and better performance.

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A Large Medical School, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO Shibboleth SAML Software provided the College with an enterprise-grade, high-availability SSO solution that is deployed on-premises for thousands of users (25,000+ students, staff and faculty). The SSO servers are integrated with hundreds of apps for secure federated SSO access for students, faculty and researchers.

Key Highlights

  • Shibboleth and SAML open standards compliant secure SSO solution.
  • Easy integration with existing identity management and authentication infrastructure on campus.
  • Easy to integrate and interoperate with the Internet2 InCommon Federation SSO connector.
  • Integrated with hundreds of SAML SP Apps for higher-education and research.
  • Load-balanced configuration for high-availability and better performance.

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A Large Industrial Automation Company, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO Shibboleth SAML Software provided the Company with a high-availability SSO solution that is deployed on-premises for thousands of users (5,000+ employees/staff). The SSO servers are integrated with Kerberos, Windows authentication as well a number of SaaS apps.

Key Highlights

  • Shibboleth and SAML open standards compliant secure SSO solution.
  • SSO integrated with their existing Windows authentication environment to give their staff desktop authentication based SSO access.
  • When users log-into their corporate network, they also get secure federated SSO access to all of their apps using their desktop web browser.
  • Load-balanced configuration for high-availability and better performance.

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A Large Professional Association, USA
9STAR’s Cloud-hosted Elastic SSO Shibboleth SAML Solution provided the 100,000+ members of the Association with a always-available, reliable SSO solution that is cloud-hosted and managed by 9STAR. The SSO servers are integrated with Kerberos, Windows authentication as well a number of SaaS apps.

Key Highlights

  • Provisioned in the cloud within few days, and fully-managed by 9STAR.
  • SSO integrated with their existing user account store for authentication and attributes.
  • Customer’s IT team did not have to do anything to enable SSO for their members. All aspects of provisioning, hosting and management of the SSO was provided by 9STAR.
  • Cost-effective, high-availability SSO with 24X7 SLA.

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A Large Retail Grocery Store Chain, USA
9STAR’s Elastic SSO Shibboleth SAML Solution provided the 5,000+ staff members of the Company with an on-premise reliable SSO solution. The SSO servers are integrated with an Active Directory store for authentication and attributes.

Key Highlights

  • SSO depolyed on-premises in Company’d data-center and managed by Company’s IT team with 9STAR providing the Level-2 technical support.
  • SSO integrated with Company’s central Active Directory for authentication and attributes.
  • A number of SaaS apps (15+) were integrated with the SSO system for federated SSO access.
  • Implementing federated SSO gave the company the ability to protect their staff’s privacy and security, which improved overall corporate governance.
  • Flat-fee pricing model made the SSO solution cost-effective. No additional escalation in maintenance and support costs helped the company during tighter budget cycles.

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