network expansion and remote user solution. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) use
advanced encryption and tunneling to permit organizations to establish secure,
end-to-end, private network connections over third-party networks, such as the
Internet or extranets.
Benefits of VPN Include:
• Cost Savings
- VPNs enable organizations to utilize cost-effective
third-party Internet transport to connect remote offices and remote users to the
main corporate site, thus eliminating expensive dedicated WAN links and modem
banks. Furthermore, the advent of cost-effective, high-bandwidth technologies
like DSL, organizations can use VPNs to reduce their connectivity costs while simultaneously
increasing remote connection bandwidth.
• Security - VPNs provide the highest level
of security using advanced encryption and
authentication protocols that protect data
from unauthorized access. 168 bit Encryption.
- VPNs enable corporations to utilize easy to provision
Internet infrastructure within ISPs and devices that allow for the easy addition
of new users. Therefore, corporations are able to add large amounts of capacity
without adding significant infrastructure.
• Compatibility with
Broadband Technology - VPNs allow mobile
workers, telecommuters and day extenders to take advantage of high-speed,
broadband connectivity, such as DSL and Cable, when gaining access to their
corporate networks, providing workers significant flexibility and efficiency.
Furthermore, high-speed broadband connections provide a cost-effective solution
for connection remote offices.