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									Ensure Complete Secure Remote Access with SSL VPN Solutions

Quickly gaining popularity as serious contenders in the remote-access marketplace Secure Sockets Layer
(SSL) Virtual Private Networks are driving corporate success and increasing employee productivity and
remote connectivity. As a remote access tool, it provides remote workers with a secure access to
enterprise resources via the Internet by encrypting all communications between company networks and
remote user machines. As VPN is the easiest place malicious attackers to get into a network, it is
therefore important to have an effective VPN security policy to protect your company's critical
technology assets.

Prior SSL VPN, remote desktop access needed administrators to install, configures, and maintains special
software on the users’ computers. With VPNs being expensive and complicated to operate, remote
access was only offered to a few corporate employees earlier. With SSL VPN all the limitations and
concerns of remote access were done away. Offering security and control with unmatched safeguards
for taking care of business-critical information, SSL VPN allows any computer with a Web browser to be
used for remote access, with the SSL VPN technology

How it works

The next generation of VPN service, SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer Virtual Private Network) is available
primarily for system administrators. SSL VPN functions to a great extent like traditional VPN, but adds
additional connectivity and compatibility, utilizing the same encryption technology used by web sites to
protect sensitive information. SSL VPN transmits data through an encrypted tunnel to a VPN
concentrator, giving the appearance that the user is on the local network, regardless of the user's actual
location. With integrated compression, connection pooling and hardware-accelerated encryption, there
is fast performance for each user, even under the heaviest load.

Secure Remote Access

A secure RDP remote access VPN extends the perimeter of your network to the remote endpoints. An
SSL VPN has been an entry point for security threats to enter the network. The ubiquity, versatility, and
clientless nature of the SSL VPN provide significant business benefits and cost savings. With VPN or
virtual private networking, there is a safe way for mobile workers to connect to the company's local area
network to access their essential resources.

SSL VPN provides secure, protected access to resources, and ensures that the only traffic that goes
through the encrypted tunnel is traffic that is approved by system administrators. The SSL VPN
technology facilitates easy migration and makes it easier to deploy remote access solution than IPSec. Its
balance of flexibility and function makes it exceedingly competitive.

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