Verio has announced the release of an IP VPN service the company
claims will save enterprises 30 to 40 percent of the cost of
traditional frame-relay or leased-line services.
The NTT/VERIO Global IP Security Gateway is a network-based IP VPN
service with gateways located in Europe, Asia and the United States
built on the NTT/VERIO Global IP Network. Depending on the
configuration, prices start at $400 a month.
The service features end-to-end encryption using IPSec, and
service level agreements that include 0.3 percent packet loss, and 60
ms latency in America, 90 ms latency trans-Atlantic and 130 ms latency
The NTT/VERIO Global IP Security Gateway will be introduced in 22
cities in the United States, and worldwide locations, including
Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand,
the UK, Indonesia, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Spain. Other
countries will be added in the future.
More information is available at the Verio web page.