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DEFINITION: A hardware VPN is a virtual private network ( VPN) based on a single, stand-alone device. The device, which contains a dedicated processor, manages authentication, encryption, and other VPN functions, and provides a hardware firewall. Hardware VPNs provide enhanced security for the enterprise in much the same way that hardware routers offer additional security (when compared to firewall programs)  … 
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Productivity at Last: How to Safely Set your Mobile Workers Free
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn how to implement mobile solutions that overcome challenges such as VPN connectivity, collaboration application security and cross-platform content management to achieve the productivity benefits you want.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 9, 2015


Cisco CleanAir Technology
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch now to learn how you can balance anywhere, any device, any time access with the policy controls you need and also offering a high-quality end-user experience.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Premiered: Mar 2, 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ethernet and VPN in the WAN
sponsored by AT&T Corp
PODCAST: Network-based IP VPN and Ethernet WAN services are two of the most popular WAN connectivity options for enterprises and medium-sized businesses. Learn if one or the other – or both – is best for your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Premiered: Jan 10, 2012

AT&T Corp

Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast learn how you can use Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances to deploy advanced security while simplifying your network architecture and IT management.
Posted: 07 Aug 2008 | Premiered: Aug 1, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Managing Your Network Security with Juniper Networks Flash Demo
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
SOFTWARE DEMO: Take a tour of the Juniper Networks NetScreen-Security Manager to see how you can manage integrated FW/VPN devices.
Posted: 30 Aug 2006 | Premiered: 30 Aug 2006

Juniper Networks, Inc.
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VPN DEFINITION (continued): …  for home and small-business computer users. A traditional VPN is, essentially, a set of programs on the same platform as the network operating system. Such a VPN provides remote offices or individual users with secure access to their organization's network by using the shared public telecommunications infrastructure and standard security measures. Hardware VPNs offer a number of advantages over the software-based VPN. In addition to enhanced security, hardware VPNs provide load balancing and the ability to handle large client loads. Administration is managed through a Web browser interface. A … 
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