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WatchGuard Announces Mobile User VPN support for XP (4/17/02)
WatchGuard announced that it's new VPN client will support Windows XP and will include a built-in personal firewall and encrypted VPN configuration files. With its new software-based client using Microsoft's signed drivers to ensure OS compatibility, WatchGuard allows mobile users running Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows ME and Windows 98 operating systems to establish VPN connections with the full line of WatchGuard appliances.
A Business Case for Broadband Site-to-Site VPN (12/9/04)
Network managers and engineers, the time for broadband site-to-ite Virtual Private Networks (VPN) has arrived. Although Frame Relay has served, and continues to serve, us all very well, the recurring costs associated with Frame Relay continues is expensive compared those with a broadband site-to-site VPN and it doesn't appear that the carriers intend to drop rates anytime soon.
A Business Case for Broadband Site-to-Site VPN, Part 2 (1/12/05)
Network mangers and engineers, last month we discussed the feasibility of displacing traditional Frame Relay wide area networks with Broadband Site-to-Site VPN. Simply speaking, the latter provides reliability and availability that is comparable to Frame Relay at less than half the cost.
A Server Just Right for Small Biz (4/20/02)
Sun has recently released the Qube 3, a cost effective alternative to a Microsoft Win2k Server, that has IPsec VPN built in to it's midrange product. Starting at just $950($1750 for the top model), this little guy looks like a pretty impressive competitor for Win2k server. Check out this article at BusinessWeek for more info and please let us know via email or BB if you've tried out the IPSec VPN.
Airspan Selects Hifn Chip (12/6/04)
LOS GATOS, Calif. -- Network security and flow classification market leader Hifnâ„˘ (Nasdaq: HIFN) announced today that Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), has included the Hifn 7955 security processor in a fully upgradeable Wireless Broadband design for WiMAX basestations.
BHP BILLITON SIGNS $27 MILLION EQUANT IP VPN SERVICES AGREEMENT (4/22/02)
Equant has signed a three-year, $27 million agreement with BHP Billiton for the provision of a wide area network (WAN) solution based on Equant’s flagship IP VPN service.
Build a Flexible VPN with FreeS/WAN and Linux, Part 2 (4/22/02)
Part One of this article discussed the advantages of FreeS/WAN, a Linux-based VPN package that allows even older Pentiums to be pressed into service as flexible VPN servers and offered an overview of how to build a test-bed network. In Part Two, Carla Schroder discusses basic installation and configuration.
Cisco bolsters security with Adaptive Threat Defense (2/15/05)
SAN FRANCISCO - Cisco Systems Tuesday announced a milestone in its quest to bolster the security capabilities of its popular networking gear, unveiling a slew of new products, features and services called "Adaptive Threat Defense."
Citrix buys up secure remote access firm (11/28/04)
Citrix Systems is buying Net6, a privately owned maker of SSL VPN technology, for $50m (Ł27m) in cash. The acquisition will boost Citrix's stable of secure remote access technology and give the company a foothold in the market for VoIP products. Citrix will add Net6's SSL Access Gateway and Application Gateway and Voice Office Application Suite to its product line. Citrix plans to use the technology to expand the options for customers who wish to connect remotely to network resources, including applications, data and voice applications.
European IP VPN continues to grow, researcher claims (12/21/04)
WAYNE, N.J. — Despite continuing slumps in the communication sector, the market for IP virtual private network (IP VPN) services in Europe registered substantial growth during 2003 and 2004, according to a new report released by Frost and Sullivan. In a report released Tuesday (Dec. 21), Frost & Sullivan estimates the European IP VPN services market to be worth EUR2.73 billion in 2003. In 2008, it is estimated to be worth EUR8.56 billion.
European managed IP VPN market generated $4.3 bln in 2004 (3/17/05)
Western European managed IP VPN services market grew 23% in 2004, but the hyper-growth phase will end next year, IDC says. The market was worth $4.3 bln in 2004 and will grow to $5.8 bln in 2009, with over 80% of that growth taking place in 2005 and 2006. Total spending by customers on IP VPN services from network service providers is still increasing at a rapid rate, but in 2006 the growth will slow to 8% and in 2007 will decrease further to 3%.
F5 ignites competition with updated FirePass VPN (1/18/05)
F5 Networks Inc. is reaching high and low to meet customer needs. Today, the Seattle-based VPN vendor released its latest high-end secure remote access product for companies, and a new low-end SSL VPN that promises enterprise performance in a product priced for businesses with smaller budgets.
Hifn Security Processors Power Encore Networks Broadband VPNs (11/29/04)
Encore Networks, a leading developer of integrated converged Virtual Private Network (VPN) security solutions, and Hifn™ (NASDAQ: HIFN), a network security and flow classification market leader, today announced the inclusion of the Hifn 7956 security processor in Encore's recently announced VSR-1200™ High Performance VPN router.
How to shop for a VPN (2/15/05)
A VPN gateway provides three essentials for your data: authentication, confidentiality, and integrity. We show you what to look for in an enterprise-class device.
IP VPN Market Growing Despite European Telecom Industry Slump (12/20/04)
Frost analysts say the European market for IP VPN (Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network) services registered substantial growth during 2003 and 2004, despite unfavourable conditions in the telecom industry such as more competition and reduced pricing and demand for telecom services. According to a new Frost market forecast, IP VPN will achieve high revenue growth in Europe through 2008.
IP VPN sales buck industry slump (12/21/04)
Sales of IP virtual private network (VPN) services bucked unfavourable conditions in the telecoms industry to register substantial growth during 2003 and 2004, market research has found. Despite reduced demand for telecoms services, growing pricing pressures and increasing competition, IP VPN uptake is buoyant, indicating that the market is taking a "significant turn for the better", according to analyst firm Frost & Sullivan.
Legato Systems Deploys Worldwide Netscreen VPN (5/1/02)
Legato has connected more than 50 of its worldwide locations, including offices in emerging global markets such as Beijing, New Delhi and Warsaw, using a variety of NetScreen security appliances. Legato's smaller, remote offices are using the NetScreen-5XP, while mid-sized and larger stand-alone offices are using the NetScreen-25 or the NetScreen-50 depending on the network requirements. These devices communicate with four Legato regional data centers using NetScreen-100s located in Mountain View and Palo Alto, California, Burlington, Canada and the Maidenhead location in England.
NetScreen Expands VPN Portfolio (7/16/02)
NetScreen Technologies Inc., a major supplier of security products, this week delivered new VPN hardware and software products.
The products deliver additional functionality in site-to-site VPNs, better remote access functionality, and better manageability and availability features.
Network-based IP VPN Services Market Booming (11/29/04)
According to market research firm In-Stat/MDR, network-based IP VPN services—which include MPLS IP VPN, Virtual Router, and Network-Based IPSec services—are one of the biggest growth areas in business networking services.
New discussion forums (1/1/11)
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Nokia to launch all-in-one enterprise VPN solution (1/13/05)
With security concerns still the number one issue swirling around wireless systems, Nokia's (Profile, Products, Articles) announcement this week of Nokia IP VPN, a family of IPSec virtual private network products, should be welcome news to the enterprise.
PR: NetGear releases sub $150 VPN appliance (5/6/02)
Press Release: NETGEAR Inc., a worldwide provider of easy-to-use, high performance networking products for homes and businesses, today announced the availability of the lowest price-per-port broadband VPN Firewall router. The FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN Firewall router, priced at less than $150, offers eight 10/100 switch ports, 8 VPN tunnels, advanced security features and a first of its kind smart wizard web utility that helps ease the configuration of its firewall capabilities.
Remote connectivity with SSL VPN (3/18/05)
iGATE Global Solutions is happy with its experience of going live with Aventail’s SSL VPN (Secure Socket Layer-Virtual Private Network) solution. Although it uses both IPSec and SSL VPN, the latter technology has integrated well with third-party security solutions that iGATE uses, and it does not need a dedicated authentication server.
Start-up Gemplex kicks off IP VPN offerings (4/23/02)
Gemplex is set to launch IP VPN services this week that will let users set up secure IP networks in 37 countries.
The start-up service provider is targeting small and midsize businesses that it says are underserved by the large multinational service providers such as Equant, Infonet and WorldCom.
VPN and firewall market poised for fast growth (12/5/04)
After a two percent revenue growth in the third quarter of 2004, the worldwide virtual private network and firewall hardware and software market is poised to experience substantial growth over the next year, according to a new report by Infonetics Research.
VPN and Firewall Market Up 2% (12/3/04)
Worldwide VPN and firewall hardware and software revenue increased 2% 2Q04 to 3Q04, and is projected to grow 16% to $843 million by 3Q05, according to Infonetics Research's quarterly worldwide market share and forecast service, VPN and Firewall Appliances and Software. Annual revenue is expected to grow to $3.6 billion in 2007.
VPN Services a Key Growth Area (12/2/04)
Network-based IP virtual private network (VPN) services are among the important growth areas in business networking services, according to In-Stat/MDR. The analyst firm says international sales of network-based IP VPN equipment reached $267m (GBP147m) in 2003.
VSNL and NTT to Launch their Second IP-VPN Service in India (12/2/04)
Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) today announced that they agreed to expand NTT Com's MPLS-based Arcstar Global IP-VPN service in India with its second Point of Presence (POP) in Bangalore by the end of January, 2005.
Western Europe security sector sales record high in Q3 (12/17/04)
Western European customer demand for network security solutions delivered as an appliance continues to increase, as security appliances recorded another period of strong growth in the third quarter, according to market advisory firm IDC's European Quarterly Security Server Appliance Tracker. Around €115m in factory revenue was generated in the region from security appliance sales in the third quarter of 2004 — an increase of 54 per cent over the same period the previous year.