Managed VPN Services Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of managed virtual private network (VPN) services. Managed VPN services involve a third-party company, often a telecommunications or network service supplier, providing and overseeing the technologies that allow a buyer to securely access a wide area network (WAN) over the internet. These technologies include tunneling, authentication and encryption. By managing these services on behalf of the buyer, suppliers can help buyersreap the cost savings and security benefits of ahigh-quality VPN service without having to own and manage their ownVPN. Typical buyers of these services include a wide range of businesses, government agencies and consumers. This report does not cover internet broadband connections or hosting solutions.