A VPN can save an organization money in several situations: VPNs vs leased lines - Organizations historically needed to rent network capacity such as T1 lines to achieve full, secure connectivity between their office locations.
With a VPN, you use public network infrastructure including the Internet to make these connections and tap into that virtual network through much cheaper local leased lines or even just broadband connections to a nearby Internet Service Provider (ISP).
These solutions provide strong protection without affecting performance excessively.
Despite their popularity, VPNs are not perfect and limitations exist as is true for any technology.
Here you will find information about all these network services, including any charges and associated technical information for IT staff.
The information is separated into two areas: This area contains general information about using the network services, which supplements help and support provided by the UIS Service Desk.
The cost to an organization of building a dedicated private network may be reasonable at first but increases exponentially as the organization grows.