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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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Ten Steps to an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ensure traveling employees are productive while you control costs and security, with an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

How a Techie Built a Network That Cuts Costs by 50%
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how a technical supervisor used network technology to help his company slash phone service costs, improve security and service, and add four satellite offices without adding more IT support.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

Service Provider MPLS VPN Security Considerations
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This report explores security considerations for service provider MPLS VPN, and describes two threat scenarios against a real MPLS VPN environment that was constructed to demonstrate the typical attack surface of an MPLS Layer 3 VPN provider network.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Certes Networks

AT&T Virtual Tunneling Service
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T's virtual tunneling service (AVTS) offers reliable connectivity over different access methods, including simultaneous access to the Internet with user-friendly client software that provides seamless access to your enterprise applications.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA)
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA) offers remote users and traveling users access to corporate information & productivity applications on the fly, whether away from or within the office.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

The iEverything Enterprise: Understanding and Addressing IT's Dilemma in a World Dominated by Wireless Smart Devices
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization, cloud computing and wireless technologies are providing gains in productivity and cost savings. Enterprise applications can now be delivered to almost any device, regardless of whether they are issued corporately or personally owned. Learn how almost every IT department is experiencing the effects of smart device adoption.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Aerohive Networks

The Evolving Threat Landscape
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper surveys emerging threats, profiles theirhighly organized perpetrators, and reviews some of the revolutionary technologies that make these attacks so persistent and effective.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Guarding Against Network Failure
sponsored by Hughes Network Systems
WHITE PAPER: Network outages can affect a single branch or the entire business. Access this paper on best practices for developing an optimal disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Hughes Network Systems

Manchester Essex Regional School District: Virtualization helps a Massachusetts school district deliver better education while reducing costs, IT staff burdens and environmental impact
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Manchester Essex Regional School District was looking to build a new school for its 8500 student body, tasking the IT department with finding the most effective way to help build and manage an energy-efficient IT infrastructure. This white paper highlights how VMware data center virtualization and other software helped them achieve their goals.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

VMware, Inc.

Field Service Mobility Best Practices
sponsored by NetMotion Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Delivering applications and data to mobile workers is a key initiative among modern organizations. Mobile field initiatives offer tangible benefits, such as improved customer service and productivity.  Learn how a virtual private network (VPN) helps achieve a seamless deployment while providing reliable network connections for mobile workers.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

NetMotion Wireless

Backup Mobile and Remote Users Securely, With or Without a VPN
sponsored by Copiun
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges with backing up corporate data on these remote users’ PCs and describes Copiun’s Constant Access Gateway option which allows IT organizations to securely backup remote and mobile users without opening any firewall ports or placing the backup server in the DMZ.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 29 Oct 2010


How Can You Prepare for the Consumerization of IT
sponsored by DynTek & McAfee
WHITE PAPER: The consumerization of IT is all about productivity. That’s the finding from a recent survey of organizations that currently allow or plan to allow employees to use personal IT devices and consumer-driven software on the enterprise network. Read this paper to view strategies McAfee recommends to prepare for the consumerization of IT.
Posted: 11 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

DynTek  & McAfee

SuperMassive E10000 Series Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The SonicWALL® SuperMassive™ E10000 Series is SonicWALL’s Next-Generation Firewall platform designed for large networks to deliver scalability, reliability and deep security at multi-gigabit speeds.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011


Backup Mobile and Remote Users Securely, With or Without a VPN
sponsored by Copiun
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the challenges with backing up corporate data on these remote users’ PCs and describes Copiun’s Constant Access Gateway option which allows IT organizations to securely backup remote and mobile users without opening any firewall ports or placing the backup server in the DMZ.
Posted: 17 Jan 2011 | Published: 17 Jan 2011


Legacy Remote Control Tools: Not Built for Today’s Helpdesk
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenges and hidden costs of supporting a remote workforce with legacy tools. In addition, it identifies best practices that decision makers can use to choose enterprise helpdesk support tools that better meet the needs of remote employees, while helping to reduce costs.
Posted: 17 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

How to Cut Communications Costs By Replacing Leased Lines and VPNs with MPLS
sponsored by Star
WHITE PAPER: Replacement of remaining legacy internet connections with more flexible and secure solutions such as Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), which offer guaranteed security and quality of service, can save organisations substantial amounts of money. Read on to learn more about MPLS.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010


Three Steps for Creating a Mobility Strategy
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations have implemented mobility in a tactical and piecemeal manner, not realizing the gains possible from adopting a more strategic approach. This paper explains how to conduct a mobility audit, review your business activities and develop an effective mobility implementation plan.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 13 Oct 2010

AT&T Corp

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010


The Application Usage and Risk Report
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The latest edition of the Application Usage and Risk Report (Spring 2010) covers a sample size that has grown more than 15 fold to 347 and is truly global. Since the Spring 2008 Report, the number of applications Palo Alto Networks identifies has grown to nearly 1,000 with nearly 750 of them found during the six month period.
Posted: 30 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

Palo Alto Networks

Check Point Abra: A Virtual Secure Workspace
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Abra provides a convenient secure access to the corporate workspace, while pre­venting data loss and malicious activity from remote systems — at a significantly reduced cost over traditional endpoints.
Posted: 28 Jun 2010 | Published: 28 Jun 2010

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Future of Business-Critical Networking
sponsored by Cavalier
WHITE PAPER: Your network must deliver non-stop services to support business operations and be highly scalable to support future growth. It must also address multiple communications needs cost-effectively and flexibly. The communications network must meet the demands of a dynamic business-critical environment. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 20 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010


The Business Case for Hybrid Network Unification: Maximizing Performance, Continuity and IT Savings
WHITE PAPER: While enterprises can better serve their business needs by deploying two or more WANs, questions arise about what trade-offs need to be made. At issue is not only the ability to create a hybrid network with MPLS and Internet VPN between data centers and branch offices, but also the ability to control. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010


VPLS: The Switched Ethernet
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Virtual Private LAN Service is evolving into the next "in" technology. AT&T defines it as any-to-any Ethernet that can be either metro or long haul. VPLS allows enterprises to scale bandwidth and is a good fit for customers who require meshed connectivity and want to control and manage routing.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

AT&T Corp

MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your employees in remote locations need the same fast, reliable, secure and cost-effective access to information and applications as your employees at headquarters. MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN is the simple solution. Read this white paper to learn how to MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN means more security, more selection, and more service.
Posted: 30 Mar 2010 | Published: 30 Mar 2010

MegaPath 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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