SSL VPNs energise security sales

Wednesday, 14 July 2004, 3:27 PM EST

While IPSec remains the dominant technology used to implement Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is rapidly gaining mainstream acceptance, with its use nearly doubling in the US between 2004 and 2006, research has claimed.

According to Infonetics Research, VPN adoption in the US will rocket over the next two years.

"By 2006, nearly 70 per cent of respondents' mobile workers and telecommuters [will] use VPNs," said Jeff Wilson, principal analyst at Infonetics Research.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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