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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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To address security concerns surrounding wireless connectivity and cloud services, Samsung has integrated its proprietary Knox security technology into its Remote Access features.
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The American Red Cross, Dallas area chapter, has deployed Array Network's SPX2000 SSL VPN solutions to provide secure remote access to applications to support its disaster relief campaigns, By deploying the SSLVPN, it was able to establish a centralized IT management system with easy remote access to information that is reliable and scalable "We were looking for a solution that provides easy yet secure access to the information and applications that are critical to our work# says David Hudson, director of IT.
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