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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Windows DirectAccess - VPN killer or not?

Here's a new piece I wrote for SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com on Windows 7's/2008's new DirectAccess app:

Using Windows 7's DirectAccess to enhance the mobile user experience

...it's actually pretty cool and worth checking out.

3 comments:

  1. Great article Kevin, you touched upon the key points, particularly on users leaving their systems unattended and screens unlocked in public places. I think this is a major issue with DirectAccess and one of the main reasons it won't replace a VPN.

    - VPNHaus
    www.vpnhaus.wordpress.com

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    Great article Kevin, you touched upon the key points, particularly on users leaving their systems unattended and screens unlocked in public places. I think this is a major issue with DirectAccess and one of the main reasons it won't replace a VPN.

    - VPNHaus
    www.vpnhaus.wordpress.com

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  3. Thanks for the comments...that's definitely one of those things people don't think about too often.

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