Virtual Private Networking


Using VPN technology, it is also possible for management and the company directors to remotely access the server from anywhere that a computer connected to the internet has the appropriate security software installed. The primary use is to connect from any remote location back to the office. Secondly it is common to configure this remote access on a notebook computer for a travelling manager to access the network from hotels etc.

What Makes a VPN ?

A well-designed VPN can greatly benefit a company. For example, it can:

– Extend geographic connectivity
– Improve security
– Reduce operational costs versus traditional WAN
– Reduce transit time and transportation costs for remote users
– Improve productivity
– Simplify network topology
– Provide global networking opportunities
– Provide broadband networking compatibility
– Provide telecommuter support
– Provide global networking opportunities
– Provide faster ROI (return on investment) than traditional WAN

What features are needed in a well-designed VPN? It should incorporate:
– Security
– Reliability
– Scalability
– Network management
– Policy management

How can XSGateway help you ?
XSGateway provides a intranet based VPN: If a company has one or more remote locations that they wish to join in a single private network, they can create an intranet VPN to connect LAN to LAN.

– Create multiple Site-to-Site VPNs between various locations
– Support for PSK
– IPSec Based VPN connections
– Support for various IKE & IPSec Algorithms like 3DES, DES, CAST128, MD5 & SHA1
– Supports 8 different Diffie-Hellman Groups
– Use Site-to-Site Compression
– Activate or deactivate VPN on the fly