Customers like SSL VPNs for ease of use, IPSec for security

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 11:11 AM EST

So which are better, SSL or IPSec VPNs? The answer, not surprisingly, depends on what you mean by the word "better": customers tend to like SSL VPNs for ease of use, although IPSec VPNs get top marks for security.

That's one upshot of a new VPN study from market watcher Infonetics Research. It found that the perceived security benefits of IPSec VPNs do come at a cost, however: Customers rate IPSec configurations as high in both cost and complexity, while SSL VPN adopters tend to have reservations about security and protection.

At CertCities.

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