Solution Brief

Next-Generation Firewall vs. VPN

Solution Brief Overview

For a quick increase in remote access capacity, organizations may look at their NGFW to include VPN-like functionality. While this may seem as an attractive quick fix, there are many implications that lead to increased complexity and cost, while the final solution does not match the user experience of a dedicated VPN solution.

This Solution Brief explains the important aspects of remote access technology and how they relate to NGFW and VPN solutions.



About Pulse Secure

Pulse Secure provides easy, comprehensive software-driven Secure Access solutions for people, devices, things and services that improve visibility, protection and productivity for our customers. Our suites and SaaS platform uniquely integrate cloud, mobile, application and network access to enable hybrid IT in a Zero Trust world. Over 24,000 enterprises and service providers across every vertical entrust Pulse Secure to empower their mobile workforce to securely access applications and information in the data center and cloud while ensuring business compliance.