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This network protocol analyzer lets IT administrators capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. This is a key piece of technology for administrators on the go, as it allows them to troubleshoot either client-side virtual private network issues or network issues after connecting through a VPN to their own network.
PuTTY is a free and open-sourceÂ terminal emulatorÂ application, which can act as aÂ clientÂ for theÂ SSH,Â Telnet, rlogin, andÂ raw TCPÂ computing protocol, as well as aÂ serial consoleÂ client. PuTTY allows admins to connect to their organizations’ routers and Unix and Linux servers once they VPN in.
LiberKey is free, open-source software that lets you take your freeware and open-source applications on the road with you on a USB stick, Secure Digital (SD) card, or a laptop running Microsoft Windows XP or later versions of Windows. LiberKey lets admins take a portable version of their favorite application with them when they travel.
PortableApps provides packaged software suitable for use on portable media, without leaving settings files on the host computer. In addition to containing many free GNU tools and being able to run without installation, PortableApps lets admins carry their favorite apps on a USB stick; that way, they have them even if they’re using somebody else’s laptop.
iPass provides a suite of Internet services to business users working remotely, enabling them to stay up-to-date on email and internal communications while away from the office.