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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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FirePass customers also benefit from complete business continuity by deploying the SSL VPN solution along with F5's global traffic management product.
Security Regulations Prompt Companies to Deploy SSL VPN Devices
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NeoAccel, SSL VPN-Plus, Intelligent Connection Acceleration Architecture, ICAA and Secure Everything are trademarks of NeoAccel, Inc
Companies around the world are rapidly expanding office network access and are widely adopting SSL VPN technology as a replacement to traditional IPSec VPNs for secure, remote access.
We've witnessed widespread SSL adoption by our customers because our BIG-IP solution, in addition to SSL acceleration, also serves as an enforcement point for securing application and web services," said Dan Matte, vice-president of product management and marketing at F5 Networks.
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With its new BIG-IP 5000, F5 Networks has designed a product that combines the leading feature set with integrated SSL and high port density," said Andreas Gehring, Director IP Network Solutions of T-Systems Nova GmbH, who is conducting network tests.
Cybertrust([R]), the global information security specialist, today announced the launch of its Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates.
With RSA Security's SSL components already a dominant choice for securing Internet transactions, our new wireless security components are designed to provide complete, end-to-end protection across both the wired and wireless worlds," says Scott Schnell, senior vice president of marketing at RSA Security.
Nasdaq:JNPR) today announced that Forrester Research has named Juniper Networks as the leading vendor and "best all-around solution" in the SSL virtual private network (VPN) market.
To do so, these companies make extensive use of SSL.