The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) allows you to simplify access control and management of your applications.  Once upon a time, you would need a separate username/password database for each application you hosted.  Now, with the use of SAML, you can consolidate everything into one place and reduce the management and security headache of it all.  Check out this SAML video and see how the BIG-IP can provide access control for all your applications.

 

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