Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has extended the company´s Innovate Anywhere program in response to COVID-19, which is available through May 31, 2020, to enable IT staff to support the growing remote user community, while maintaining network availability, improving security and ensuring performance, the company said.
Many VPNs use the SSL protocol to provide secure private network access from a public network. Keysight´s complimentary SSL VPN Availability Assessment is a self-service web portal that enables IT staff to check their company´s Cisco VPN gateway´s availability to accept new incoming connections. This low-impact assessment includes daily e-mail reports and proactive alerts to potential VPN gateway availability issues.
A VPN infrastructure is key to business continuity, but companies scaled most of their deployments for the status quo — not the new normal. Now, business continuity depends on employees being able to work remotely. Not only does IT need to provision enough VPN capacity for a usage surge, they need to validate that the network can smoothly support critical applications at peak traffic loads.
Keysight´s experienced test experts use an elastically scaling cloud infrastructure to simulate thousands of VPN clients connecting to the customer´s production VPN gateways during a maintenance window. The assessment provides detailed reports and metrics that enable IT to identify performance issues and optimize split tunnel policies for a better user experience by answering these critical questions:
Keysight Technologies is a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight´s solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. More information is available at www.keysight.com.