Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Deployment Planning Guide

Using OpenSSO Enterprise as Service Provider

You are likely to leverage WS-Federation in a mixed environment involving Windows domains and heterogeneous web service environments. In such cases, using WS-Federation eliminates the need to complete the complicated setups involved with Desktop SSO (IWA, Kerberos, etc.). This simplifies the integration of web services in the ADFS-based environments.