Microsoft ships SSL VPN software
Microsoft Corp. has introduced a new product combining the Whale Communications virtual private networking (VPN) software it bought last year with the latest version of its Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA Server), the company said Wednesday.
Called the Intelligent Application Gateway 2007, (IAG 2007) the software will give remote users a way to access Outlook e-mail accounts as well as corporate applications while outside of the company firewall. Whale's software uses the secure sockets layer (SSL) protocol and can be used to gain VPN access via the browser.
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