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"It was very easy to set up users.""OpenVPN Access Server is cheap, and we get to use it ourselves. It is also a stable solution.""There is support for multi-factor authentication."

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"Their split tunneling feature has been very valuable to our company since implementing the Perimeter 81 solution."

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"The high availability deployment is not very straightforward. They can make it simpler. OpenVPN does not support some of the additional protocols that Pulse Secure and Cisco AnyConnect support. They can include support for these additional protocols.""It is not scalable.""The security needs to be improved because it was a complaint that our customers had."

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"I would suggest adding more networking and security features that allow more customization within their platform."

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"It is an open-source solution, so we don't pay for anything."

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"Overall I am very happy with the solution’s flexibility and pricing."

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Overview

OpenVPN is an open-source software application that implements virtual private network techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

Perimeter 81 is a Zero Trust Network as a Service helping organizations to secure their network, cloud and application access, and protect their most valuable resources. Incorporating the highest standards of Zero Trust Security, Perimeter 81 seamlessly applies adaptive policies, based on device, identity and location, so that only authorized users are granted access to critical corporate resources. A pioneer in software-defined access technology, Perimeter 81 is among the first solution that can fully secure access to both managed and unmanaged devices. Unlike traditional hardware-based network security providers, Perimeter 81 provides greater network visibility, seamless on-boarding and automatic integration with all the major cloud providers. Furthermore, the solution can be fully deployed across a company’s network in less than 15 minutes, giving companies of all industries and sizes the power to be securely mobile and completely cloud-confident.

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Verizon, Amazon, Disney, HP, Microsoft, IBM, Samsung
Aqua Security, Cognito, Multipoint
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider38%
Computer Software Company19%
Government7%
Educational Organization4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Small Business73%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise9%
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OpenVPN Access Server is ranked 6th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 3 reviews while Perimeter 81 is ranked 8th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 1 review. OpenVPN Access Server is rated 7.6, while Perimeter 81 is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of OpenVPN Access Server writes "Easy to set up and use, offers multi-factor authentication, and technical support is good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Perimeter 81 writes "Affordable, secure, and allows me to manage all user access in one platform". OpenVPN Access Server is most compared with Fortinet FortiClient, Pulse Connect Secure, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Check Point Remote Access VPN and Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway, whereas Perimeter 81 is most compared with Zscaler Private Access, Zscaler SASE, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Cato Networks and Cloudflare Access.

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