Virtual Private Networks 101

Businesses have far more complicated network wiring systems and computer needs than residential customers do. One of the biggest differences is businesses frequently require virtual private networks (VPN). Imagine a secret tunnel connecting all of the branch offices to the head office. That is essentially what a virtual private network is. A secure tunnel allows companies to link together their partners and remote-based employees on the same network. Here are some basics about VPNs that you should know.