SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ILANTUS Technologies, a leader in the convergence of Enterprise/Cloud in the Identity Access Management domain, today announced the release of Federation Express, a comprehensive federated SSO solution for SaaS and web-based applications. A vital component of the ILANTUS Express Initiative, Federation Express can be deployed on premise, hosted or in the cloud and enables users to secure access from anywhere on any device at any time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/CG96255LOGO) "Secure access to SaaS and web applications through single-sign-on is rapidly becoming a requirement for user convenience, productivity and better security," said Binod Singh, President and CEO of ILANTUS. "Federation Express delivers seamless and easy-to-administer SSO securely and cost-effectively in the hybrid world of enterprise/cloud." Providing immediate SSO integration with hundreds of SaaS applications, Federation Express features second factor authentication for strong, secure connectivity. The Federation Express proprietary authentication module leverages IBM's industry recognized, enterprise class best-of-breed federation engine, wrapped with an intuitive user interface. Connectors deliver SSO to SaaS and web applications through all connectivity standards, including SAML, Open ID and OAuth. The unique Federation Express architecture enables SSO to applications using non-standard federation protocols and integrates easily with both external and internal web applications, delivering secure SSO connectivity to a wide user community. Federation Express features an intuitive, wizard driven user interface which enables setup in just a few clicks by technical and non-technical administrators. Through drag-and-drop, users customize their personal SSO Launchpad enabling seamless access SaaS applications. Supporting BYOD, users access Federation Express anywhere, at any time from any Web-enabled device. Integral components of Federation Express include reports and embedded auditing to support enterprise compliance requirements. Federation Express seamlessly integrates with IDM/IAM solutions, whether on premise or in the cloud. Bridging the hybrid world of enterprise/cloud, Federation Express enables safe, secure, easy to implement federated SSO to hundreds of applications for organizations of any size.