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"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.""It was very easy to set up users."

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"I can say that it's stable and the performance is acceptable.""The solution offers multiple OS support."

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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.""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."

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"Licensing includes things that my customers don't need.""Lacks multiple cloud integration."

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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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Top Answer: It was very easy to set up users.
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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.

SonicWall Mobile Connect gives your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices, including iOS, OS X, Android, Chrome OS, Kindle Fire and Windows. Display only the resources to which your workforce is authorized based on your policies for each user and mobile platform. Ensure that your corporate network is protected from mobile threats and unauthorized access with our durable secure VPN client.

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Verizon, Amazon, Disney, HP, Microsoft, IBM, Samsung
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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider38%
Computer Software Company18%
Media Company6%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company15%
Retailer8%
Government7%
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Small Business70%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise10%
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OpenVPN Access Server is ranked 7th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 3 reviews while SonicWall Mobile Connect is ranked 20th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 2 reviews. OpenVPN Access Server is rated 8.6, while SonicWall Mobile Connect is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of OpenVPN Access Server writes "My solution for connecting two DRBD farms". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall Mobile Connect writes "Good performance, stability, and technical support ". OpenVPN Access Server is most compared with Fortinet FortiClient, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Pulse Connect Secure, Check Point Remote Access VPN and Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway, whereas SonicWall Mobile Connect is most compared with SonicWall Netextender, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client and Perimeter 81.

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