The encryption and authentication that
VPN connections offer are often very important — but as this Processor.com guide
mentions, VPNs can be problematic for end-users. The article recommends that the best solution is to make sure that the proper VPN management software is in place to enable users to log on to VPNs regardless of the device they use.
“Although VPNs are easier to use than they have been, there is still room for improvement, says Brad Kowal, assistant data center director for Shands HealthCare in Florida. ‘Even after clientless VPNs came along a few years ago, there are still problems with them today [for the end user],’ he says. Here are some steps you can take and features to look for in software offerings that can help simplify users’ VPN experiences.”