Enterprise Applications: LABS GALLERY: Windows 7 DirectAccess Connects Remote Clients sans VPN

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2009-10-05 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Windows 7's DirectAccess is a next-generation access technology designed to connect remote clients in the age of the vanishing network perimeter. The following slideshow details installation and setup of DirectAccess during eWEEK Labs' tests. DirectAccess is one of the features Microsoft is pitching as a "better together" benefit of using Windows 7 in tandem with Windows Server 2008 R2.
 
 
 

LABS GALLERY: Windows 7 DirectAccess Connects Remote Clients sans VPN

by Andrew Garcia
LABS GALLERY: Windows 7 DirectAccess Connects Remote Clients sans VPN
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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