Conversation on VPNs with Thomas Desmet, president and CEO of Mosaic Technology, Part 1
VPN Haus: What kind of demand do you see for VPNs or other remote access tools?
Thomas Desmet: At Mosaic, VPNs are incredibly useful for our mobile workforce. Our sales team is always on the road. We have remote workers around the country and VPNs allow them to connect to Mosaic’s database at anytime, anywhere – and most importantly,
VPN Haus: Are more customers asking for IPsec given the attention to IPv6 recently? Is IPv6 playing a role in the types of technology customers are asking for?
Desmet: First a little background on IPv6. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) established IPv6 to address the main problem of IPv4 address exhaustion. IPv4 allows for approximately 4.3 billion addresses, which given the explosion in connected devi
Even with all the attention and future need for IPv6 – we haven’t seen a shift back toward IPsec VPNs and client software programs. Many of the SSL VPN solutions today do allow for IPv6. The need for IPv6 underscores how important mobility is in today’s workforce. We are no longer tied to our desks and wired devices. It is a mobile and connected world, which makes SSL VPN even more useful.