Secure A Remote Workforce By Killing VPN
Network Computing, January 4th, 2021
January 4, 2021,
Volume 274, Issue 1

VPN served its purpose well, but Zero Trust Network Access is now transforming the definition of remote access solutions

"Since the 90s, providing remote employees with access to IT resources has been defined by the VPN. Stacks of expensive, proprietary VPN appliances filled data centers and allowed users to tunnel into the network to access everything from email to ERP systems. These tunnels provided a simple way to give employees access to the tools they needed, but often at the cost of weak visibility and complex configuration. As applications migrated to the cloud and the number of remote users grew at an exponential rate, VPN failed to keep up with customer demands..."

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