"Stonesoft has introduced three new products designed to provide securemobile and remote access. This includes the new StoneGate SSL VPNVirtual solution, StoneGate SSL VPN 1.4 and StoneGate SSL-1060. TheStoneGate SSL VPN Virtual solution is based on the Open Virtual Format(OVF) standard and provides multiple features that meet the needs ofthese environments, such as strong authentication, a flexible applicationportal and support for Federation ID standards such as SAML 2.0 andADFS. The StoneGate SSL VPN Virtual Appliance is compatible with bothVMware's ESX/ESXi 3.5 and 4.0 (vSphere) versions.
The StoneGate SSL VPN Virtual solution complements the company'sStoneGate Virtual Firewall and Virtual IPS solutions for virtual andcloud computing environments. The new solution allows rapid deploymentand implementation of secure mobile access to cloud computing.
As cloud computing becomes more prevalent in corporate business andvirtualized data centers, there is a stronger need for secure accessto corporate applications in the cloud. The StoneGate SSL VPN Virtualsolution combines the need for granular access to the corporate weband legacy applications with the secure and authenticated profilingof users
The StoneGate SSL VPN 1.4 offers organizations enhanced securityprovided with integrated mobile authentication methods, granular accesscontrol and a holistic view of access rights within a single integratedaccess policy. Additionally, the appliance provides easy managementand administration of access control for all network users.Administrators can easily select the parameters, or a combination ofparameters, that will grant or deny the access to applications. Thisincludes sophisticated assessment and trace removal techniques toensure that corporate security standards are enforced at all timesfor mobile and roaming users..."
http://www.stonesoft.com/us/news_and_events/releases/2010/11032010.htmlSee also the OASIS SAML TC: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/security/