How you can test the effectiveness of your security controls of your VPN deployment?

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?

Is Celestix SecureAccess an alternative to DirectAccess or Always On VPN?

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?

Microsoft DirectAccess – The New Choice of Enterprises over Traditional Virtual Private Network (VPN)

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)

VPN or DirectAccess? Why not Both!

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!

How DirectAccess can help you foster a modern, remote workforce

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

5 Important Things You Need to Know About DirectAccess

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

Introducing Celestix SecureAccess Appliance 2.0 for Increased Security

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