|By Business Wire||
|September 18, 2012 07:31 AM EDT||
For Cloud Service Providers (CSP) it is important that their customers have universal, 24/7 access to their resources stored in the cloud. Important characteristics of a cloud access solution are, in addition to security, definitely high availability, multi-tenant capability and an easy and flexible installation and administration. The secure remote access solution HOB RD VPN blue edition fulfills these requirements and more: the optional HOB PPP Tunnel ensures full access to the cloud network. A further advantage for Cloud Service Providers: Attractive licensing. Licenses can be additionally added or subtracted monthly – fully flexible as their demands require.
HOB RD VPN with HOB PPP Tunnel for Secure Full Access
With HOB RD VPN blue edition, again, the highest value is placed on security – without impinging on user-friendliness or the flexibility of the solution. IT administrators were also taken into consideration: HOB RD VPN can now be even more easily integrated into in existing IT infrastructures.
With the integrated PPP Tunnel, HOB RD VPN blue edition also offers Cloud Service Providers the opportunity of granting full network access. Hereby, SSL together with numerous other security mechanisms, e.g., authentication or target filters, provide a correspondingly high security. Thanks to HOB RD VPN blue edition’s multi-tenant capability, the individual cloud customers’ data remain reliably separated.
HOB PPP Tunnel is the only solution in the world that provides full network access without any installation, administrator rights or drivers on the client device. Thus, customers can quickly and nonetheless securely connect to the cloud.
Full Network Access without IPsec: HOB PPP Tunnel
HOB PPP Tunnel offers – similar to conventional IPsec solutions – full network access, yet uses SSL. Thus HOB PPP Tunnel combines the advantages of IPsec and SSL: for optimal performance, flexibility and security. Especially at remote locations, remote access with IPsec can quickly become a problem. As the HOB solution uses SSL, such problems are completely avoided.
Manifold Advantages for Cloud Service Provider and Users
A win-win situation for all: CSP’s invest in a secure and reliable access to their clouds. As HOB RD VPN is modular, it can be easily adapted to future needs, including very flexible and cost-effective licensing – for long-term investment protection.
Cloud administrators are also helped, as HOB RD VPN is centrally installed, configured and administrated. The administrator doesn’t have to spend much time on security, too: SSL encryption and numerous authentication and inspection measures (target filter, compliance check, etc.) ensure that only authorized users gain access.
Cloud customers also profit from the HOB solution: Since HOB RD VPN works without installation and administrator rights on the client side, new employees can be connected to the cloud with a few clicks – without having to do any hands-on work on the end device. Moreover, employees can work flexibly – independent of time, location or access device. Data are compressed for transmission, convincingly increasing HOB RD VPN’s performance and speed.
HOB GmbH & Co. KG is a mid-sized German software enterprise that develops and markets multiply rewarded remote access solutions worldwide. The core competencies of this successful company, founded in 1964, comprise server-based computing, secure remote access, VoIP and virtualization. For more information, visit: www.hobsoft.com.
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