In the “Always On” world of today, the user expects technology services to work in a seamless fashion with little or no effort required to access corporate resources. This is especially true in the case of increased mobile and remote workers who are rarely, if ever, in the corporate office and yet depend on company… Continue reading Improved User Experience for Remote Access
Benefits of Working Remotely As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has entire countries declaring national emergencies and recommending social distancing; more companies than ever are unexpectedly finding that they must allow employees to work remotely in order to limit the speed of the virus spreading throughout our communities. Remote work has a great number of benefits… Continue reading How you can test the effectiveness of your security controls of your VPN deployment?
What is Microsoft AutoVPN or Always On VPN? The official name of AutoVPN is Always-on VPN profile. It is a client-side technology that requires existing VPN solution in place like Cisco AnyConnect. It allows you to configure connection profiles that can connect automatically. AutoVPN requires either an Intune subscription or System Center Configuration Manager to configure. Now, you are able to… Continue reading Is Celestix SecureAccess an alternative to DirectAccess or Always On VPN?
Overview Organizations may wonder whether an appliance provides worthwhile advantages over deploying Microsoft DirectAccess running on a generic Windows Server 201x white box. While Server 201x offers a host of connectivity features including Microsoft DirectAccess; most companies don’t have specialized or in-depth knowledge regarding best configuration practices for the features that are now included. To… Continue reading Microsoft DirectAccess vs Celestix SecureAccess; how do they compare?
Microsoft DirectAccess is a unique solution designed specifically for managed Windows clients. It is aimed squarely at organizations that need to provide a highly secure remote access alternative to client-based VPN, while simultaneously reducing management and support costs for their field-based assets. You might think “Why not just use VPN exclusively for my remote access… Continue reading Microsoft DirectAccess – The New Choice of Enterprises over Traditional Virtual Private Network (VPN)
In my other blog post, I outlined why a DirectAccess solution often can’t completely replace a traditional VPN for secure remote access. As I discussed in that post, DirectAccess is a unique solution designed exclusively for managed Windows clients. It is aimed squarely at large organizations, who need to provide a more secure remote access… Continue reading VPN or DirectAccess? Why not Both!
Celestix SecureAccess is a comprehensive remote access solution designed to simplify the deployment of Windows-based remote access technologies. Organizations that deploy Celestix SecureAccess for their remote access needs will find a solution that provides the best and most secure remote access experience by taking advantage of the unique capabilities of each supported client platform. Supported… Continue reading Simplify Remote Access Deployment for Your Physical and Virtual Environments
Whether your employees work from their home office, are on the road, or occasionally take a mental health day, they need access that is reliable and easy to connect to Celestix SecureAccess E or V Series appliances bring just the flexibility and simplicity needed for these users. One of the biggest challenges that most organizations… Continue reading How DirectAccess can help you foster a modern, remote workforce
One of the most popular workloads delivered by the Celestix E Series Appliance is DirectAccess. DirectAccess provides secure, seamless and transparent, always-on, remote corporate network access for Windows based managed clients. There are many important facets to consider when planning a DirectAccess implementation, but before you get started, here is a list of the 5… Continue reading 5 Important Things You Need to Know About DirectAccess
For nearly a decade, Celestix Networks has specialized in making critical Microsoft edge security and remote access workloads easier to configure, implement, and manage. A key component to achieve this goal on our advanced hardware appliance platform is Comet, the web-based management console. Comet presents an easy-to-use consolidated management interface that allows administrators to configure… Continue reading Introducing Celestix SecureAccess Appliance 2.0 for Increased Security