Virtual Private Network

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Virtual Private Network

Also called a VPN. A computer network connecting the main office of a company to its regional offices, and sometimes to individuals using the network remotely. Until the 1990s, a VPN was a dial-up connection or a network set up especially for the company. Since then, most VPNs simply use the Internet.
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Industry consulting and research company Frost & Sullivan has reported that despite a slump in the telecomms market due to a fall in demand, IP VPN demand is bucking the trend and demand is increasing.
During 2001, more carriers began offering IP VPN services, and the services were enriched with a number of new features and capabilities.
It details total IP VPN revenues split by industry sector (retail, manufacturing, financial services, government, healthcare, education, and other) and enterprise size.
The IP VPN market in Singapore grew at a CAGR of 8.
The market forecast covers two categories of IP VPN services, MPLS based IP VPNs and IPsec VPNs.
com/reports/c79543) has announced the addition of In-Dustry Update: SOHO Business VoIP, IP VPN, and Convergence Adoption to their offering.
network operators have new market opportunities in selling IP VPN managed services to SMBs, says Light Reading's Insider
com/reports/c72405) has announced the addition of "US IP VPN Market Update" to their offering.
Nokia's latest IP VPN technology offering consists of four new IP VPN gateway systems, a mobile VPN client, and comprehensive management software.
In this study, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following technologies: ATM, frame relay, IPLC, IP VPN, IP transit, international Ethernet, and local loop circuit.