Check out these new technical resources for DirectAccess, the next-generation remote access feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that uses IPv6 for end-to-end connectivity and IPsec for traffic protection:

This 2-page datasheet provides a brief overview of DirectAccess, its benefits, system requirements, and features.

These case studies describe how Convergent Computing and Sporton International are using DirectAccess and realizing its benefits.

This topic compares DirectAccess with traditional remote access VPNs and describes how most organizations will use the two remote access technologies side-by-side.

For additional technical resources on DirectAccess, see the DirectAccess TechNet Web page.

 

Joe Davies
Principal Technical Writer for the Windows Server Networking Documentation Team