Virtual Intranet Agent (VIA) - VIA is a software agent for Windows platforms that you can think of effectively as a software RAP for laptops. Once installed, it just disappears into the background and engages itself when needed. If the user is in the office or at home behind a RAP, the VIA client will not engage. But when the user is on the road, VIA will automatically set up an IPSEC or SSL connection to the corporate network with zero user input.
VIA integrates with the Mobility Controller in the data center, the same one that connects to branch office RAPs as well campus APs. This allows for significant consolidation including for the first time the opportunity to retire obsolete and out-of-gas VPN concentrators.
Finally, for situations where the VIA client can’t be installed, the Mobility Controller will also connect securely with existing VPN clients from all the major operating systems including Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.
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