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Virtual Private Networks: Making the Right Connection (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)

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Network-dependent companies are excited by the benefits promised by the virtual private network, including lower costs, greater flexibility, and improvements in connectivity. But they also have questions: What benefits are real? How can they be measured? What are the expenses and the dangers?

Virtual Private Networks: Making the Right Connection is an intelligent introduction written especially for business and IT professionals who want a realistic assessment of what a VPN can provide for their organizations. Covering advantages and risks, this book expands your understanding of what you can do with a VPN, while detailing all that implementing it will demand of you. With its help, you'll find your way through VPN hype to the answers you need to make sound decisions.

* Thoroughly explains VPN concepts and technologies, and examines the potential of VPNs as intranets, extranets, and remote access solutions.

* Covers essential VPN topics like tunneling, encapsulation, encryption, security, and protocols.

* Provides detailed points of comparison between typical VPN costs and the costs of maintaining traditional WANs.

* Offers frank consideration of the hidden costs and risks sometimes associated with VPNs, helping you decide if a VPN is right for you.

* Lists and assesses the software and hardware products you may need to implement a VPN.

* Discusses both Internet-based VPNs and VPN services offered by providers of "private" ATM and frame relay networks, detailing the pros and cons of each.

Synopsis:

ks sometimes associated with VPNs, helping you decide if a VPN is right for you.

  • Lists and assesses the software and hardware products you may need to implement a VPN.

  • Discusses both Internet-based VPNs and VPN services offered by providers of "private" ATM and frame relay networks, detailing the pros and cons of each.

  • Synopsis:

    offered by providers of "private" ATM and frame relay networks, detailing the pros and cons of each.

    About the Author

    Dennis Fowler is a columnist for ACM netWorker Magazine, a founding member of both the Association of Online Professionals and the Internet Press Guild, and a former contributing editor with Computer Shopper magazine. He is particularly interested in the practical application of online technologies-and the Internet in particular-to create new opportunities for commerce and enhance global communication.

    Table of Contents

    1 Defining the VPN

    2 How to use a VPN

    3 The Downside to VPNs

    4 Internet versus Other VPNs

    5 Encryption

    6 User Authentication, Authorization and Key Management

    7 Tunnelling and the VPN Protocol Suites

    8 Architecture

    9 Planning Your VPN

    10 Administration and management

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781558605756
    Author:
    Fowler, Dennis
    Publisher:
    Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
    Location:
    San Francisco, Calif. :
    Subject:
    Networking - General
    Subject:
    Computer networks
    Subject:
    Business enterprises
    Subject:
    Virtual Reality
    Subject:
    Internet
    Subject:
    Extranets
    Subject:
    Computer networks -- Security measures.
    Edition Description:
    Paperback
    Series:
    Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking (Paperback)
    Series Volume:
    no. 17
    Publication Date:
    19990531
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    350
    Dimensions:
    9.03x7.04x.68 in. .97 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by , ks sometimes associated with VPNs, helping you decide if a VPN is right for you.

  • Lists and assesses the software and hardware products you may need to implement a VPN.

  • Discusses both Internet-based VPNs and VPN services offered by providers of "private" ATM and frame relay networks, detailing the pros and cons of each.

  • "Synopsis" by , offered by providers of "private" ATM and frame relay networks, detailing the pros and cons of each.
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