Virtual Private Network - VPN - technology allows private network connections to be established over a public network like the Internet. VPNs appeal mainly to businesses looking to save money on remote access and extranet support. The books below represent the best available titles on VPN for both the business and technical reader.
Ruixi Yuan and W. Timothy Strayer condense a wealth of VPN information into a relatively short text. VPN technologies covered including tunneling, IPsec and other protocols, and public key infrastructure (PKI). Business and technical readers alike will benefit from the authors' treatment of VPNs.
This book explains how to implement Windows 2000-based VPN solutions, step-by-step. Author Thaddeus Fortenberry breaks down the use of VPN technologies, particularly IPsec, for network administrators. Readers will benefit from seeing how the theory behind VPN translates into common practice.
Dennis Fowler authored this excellent overview of VPNs in 1999. The book has stood the test of time and remains one of the very best titles for beginners seeking to learn about VPN "from the ground up." Readers will learn both about the benefits of VPNs and the challenges involved in implementing them.
The authors of this book cover both the fundamentals of VPN technology and the business case for VPNs. The book contains concise explanations of VPN from the point of view of end users, service providers, and corporate management.