SoftEther VPN is an award winning Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution. The VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a powerful tool that allows users to establish connectivity to remote locations through the Internet. A user can select any one of a wide variety of gateways including Windows, Linux, or Apple Mac to connect to their VPN. This type of service enables a company's internal network to be accessed from remote locations even when the corporate firewall is disabled.
SoftEther VPN is a software application that provides a virtual private network connection between a client computer and a selected or trusted SoftEther VPN server. It works similarly to other software such as Microsoft Windows XP, allowing the client software to behave just like a dedicated firewall device would. The difference, however, lies in how SoftEther VPN Server connects to the VPN as opposed to how other software such as Microsoft Windows do. The software operates on completely different networking protocols such as TCP/IP and HTTP, which are supported by the virtual private network infrastructure (VPN). This ensures that users have full access to the secure network even when their corporate firewall is disabled.
To provide this type of service, softener utilizes several different protocols including ICMP, FTP, IMAP, POP/SMTP and USHOST. This enables the VPN server supports several standard protocols for browsing the Internet including HTTP, SMTP, TCP/IP and POP/SMTP. With these protocols in place, it is possible to use these devices to access any type of public network that can be accessed over a wired or wireless connection including wireless hotspots, Wi-Fi, dial-up connections and mobile data connections such as GPRS. For this reason, many businesses find it useful to implement SoftEther VPN as part of a suite of business solutions that include security and scalability features.