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Pros
"The features I have found to be most valuable are the levels of encryption I can enact and the compression I can apply to improve throughput.""There is support for multi-factor authentication."

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"I can safely say this is one of the best solutions I have seen for VPN access. It can achieve what other vendors may not be able to. This product will train you about exactly what an SSL should be. You can leverage it to do whatever you wish, the way you wish to do it. This is the solution if you want a perfectly scalable product for your enterprise that can help your mobile users and integrate with the latest technologies.""The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops."

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"If there was a Graphical User Interface to help streamline the configuration, I believe OpenVPN would probably venture more into the non-geek realm as it were.""The security needs to be improved because it was a complaint that our customers had."

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"Zero test FDP (Fraud Protection and Prevention) should be improved.""This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity."

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"With regard to setup cost, pricing and/or licensing, the simple answer is that you'll need to set aside some time to learn it and experiment with it."

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"The cost of the product is high, but worth it because of the utility and great product support."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops.
Top Answer: This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity. Disconnections are not regularly happening but they do cause us problems. This type of instability is very serious and… more »
Top Answer: We use this solution to create a secure connection for our virtual desktops when we are working from home or other remote locations.
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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.

The Pulse Connect Secure enables you to give employees, partners, and customers secure and controlled access to your corporate data and applications including file servers, Web servers, native messaging and e-mail clients, hosted servers, and more from outside your trusted network using just a Web browser.
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Sample Customers
Verizon, Amazon, Disney, HP, Microsoft, IBM, SamsungAxcient, Baloise Group, Cygate, Catholic University of America, Datec Inc, Revlon, Santa Monica Networks, 7-Eleven
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company22%
Media Company7%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Small Business67%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise11%
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Find out what your peers are saying about OpenVPN Access Server vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
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OpenVPN Access Server is ranked 6th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 2 reviews while Pulse Connect Secure is ranked 9th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 2 reviews. OpenVPN Access Server is rated 9.6, while Pulse Connect Secure is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of OpenVPN Access Server writes "My solution for connecting two DRBD farms". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pulse Connect Secure writes "The flexibility enables us to design solutions well, save effort and cost, and better support customers". OpenVPN Access Server is most compared with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Fortinet FortiClient, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Endpoint Remote Access VPN and Zscaler Private Access, whereas Pulse Connect Secure is most compared with Cisco IOS SSL VPN, F5 BIG-IP, SonicWall SMA, Citrix Gateway and Microsoft Intune. See our OpenVPN Access Server vs. Pulse Connect Secure report.

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