From telecommuters to sales and field staffs to satellite offices, the need for remote access to corporate databases and applications has emerged as one of the primary challenges of today's network manager. This book provides an accessible, highly graphical, and theory-free overview of the most popular remote access solutions. The technologies explored include ISDN, frame relay, DSL and xDSL, Virtual Private Networks, and analog remote access. Readers discover what other corporations are doing, what is working, and offers tips and workarounds for various situations.
Includes disk with... All figures in the book formatted in a ready-to-run PowerPoint presentation.