Enter another no-brainer application for the Internet environment: Virtual Private Networks (VPN). It’s a no-brainer in terms of its low-cost, easy-to-implement, and convenient solution for mobile and remote business networking. However, the technology it employs is nothing short of brilliant. This primer is written as a high-level overview of VPN to introduce less technical readers to this innovative WAN application. The publication is divided into four major sections: VPN History, VPN Technologies, VPN Applications, and VPN Products. Armed with this information, you should be well-poised for educated inquiry into the VPN service option for your own remote networking implementations.

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