The virtual private network (VPN) is one key technology for boosting Internet security and enabling safe remote access for users who need access to enterprise wide area networks (WANs) and the resources they can deliver. As you can see from the picture above, VPNs interconnect all kinds of users and locations. In this brief slideshow of popular VPN clients, we’ll explain some fundamental principles that apply to designing and implementing all VPNs. Then we'll review some popular VPN clients for enterprise use.
→ See what's required of today's modern VPNs in the next slide.
This was first published in October 2011