COVID-19: VPN alternatives may gain ground as a result of the pandemic
28 May 2020 | Research
The rapid migration to remote-working caused by COVID-19 has led to an enormous increase in demand for virtual private networks (VPNs). Operators have increased the scale of their deployments, but some businesses have nevertheless reported significant issues including poor performance and capacity constraints.
Providers are mitigating the limitations of VPNs, but alternative solutions for secure access to enterprise data and applications are emerging, and are threatening the traditional VPN business.
The pandemic has not led to many strategy changes for operators, but some aspects require a rethink
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