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 vs Celestix SecureAccess; how do they compare?

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 – 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)

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Windows 10 with DirectAccess

Deployed DirectAccess WITHOUT Windows 10 Enterprise Edition Celestix SecureAcces extends DirectAccess experience for roaming users even for Windows Professional editions and Mac OSX computers.DirectAccess has been with us for many years now, and organizations who were early adopters, have been enjoying the benefits of a seamless and transparent, always on, bi-directional, secure, remote access solution… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Windows 10 with DirectAccess

Top 5 DirectAccess Implementation Fails

At Celestix Networks, we’ve been deploying DirectAccess since the technology was introduced more than 5 years ago. During these years, we’ve learned a lot about deploying DirectAccess in the most secure, effective, and reliable way. We’ve been engaged countless times by customers, to salvage a DirectAccess implementation project that had gone wrong. Although there are… Continue reading Top 5 DirectAccess Implementation Fails