Virtual Private Network

It is a virtual network that creates a safe network connection with a public network like the internet or a private network owned by a service provider

Large scale corporations, institutions related education, and government agencies use VPN technology to allow remote users to connect securely a private network.

A VPN is able to connect multiple sites in a large distance just like a Wide Area Network. VPNs are frequently used to expand intranets worldwide to spread information and news to a wide user base.

Educational institutions use VPNs to connect campuses that can be circulated across the country or around the world. In order to increase access to the private network, a user must be genuine using a unique identification and a password. An authentication token is frequently used to get access to a private network through a personal recognition number (PIN) that a user must enter.


Benefits of using VPN

 

VPN technology has been developed for people security need, especially sending encrypted data over the network. Besides these, VPN technology has many other benefits:

  • Improved Security

    – When user connects to the network through VPN, the data is kept secured and encrypted.
  • Remote Control

    – To increase the productivity within the company, information can be accessed remotely from any other place.
  • Online anonymity

    – Main advantage of VPN technology is that it allows you to access both web applications and websites in complete anonymity.
  • Shared Files

    – User can share files for longer period of time in his group.
  • Unblock websites and bypass filters

    – VPN network technology helps in accessing blocked websites or for bypassing internet filters. For this reason, there is an increased number of VPN services.
  • Change IP Address

    – VPN can provide access to IP address from another country
  • <>Better Performance
  • Reduced Costs – Maintenance cost is very low while using VPN services.