VMware is focused on helping IT modernize their data centers by seamlessly integrating them with vCloud Air. A key aspect of integration is extending the corporate IT infrastructure, specifically identity and access management, to vCloud Air.

You will not require a separate password to login to each application. Your corporate Identity Provider (IdP) solution prompts user authentication and generates SAML tokens to be used by trusted Service Providers (SP) as requested. Because of the trust between SP and IdP, the target application accepts this token and authenticates the user. The federation server passes that token using SAML 2.0.