Many organizations have staff that operate from far-flung offices, telecommute, or frequently travel to visit customers. Empowering these users to easily access applications and data, regardless of location, makes them more productive. However, until recently, enabling secure remote access often meant installing client software, typing in arcane commands, and long connection times.

In the November issue of TechNet Magazine, John Morello looks at the problems with Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and explains how new Terminal Services features in Windows Server 2008 provide the key building blocks for a secure anywhere-access solution.

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