NCP engineering Releases Optimized Virtual Private Network Gateway
NCP engineering today released the NCP Secure Enterprise VPN Server version 12.10 and the NCP Virtual Secure Enterprise VPN Server version 12.10. The NCP VPN Gateway (News - Alert), which integrates mobile and stationary employees in a cross-company data network, features a sophisticated multi-client capability, the NCP VPN Path Finder Technology, and the support of certificates with elliptic curves for enhanced security.
In version 12.10, the NCP VPN Gateway includes IPv4/IPv6 dual stack support. This supports the IPv4 and IPv6 protocols within the VPN tunnel. Furthermore, a typical IIoT scenario was addressed. The machine and plant networks connected within a remote network can overlap, so that many hundreds of machines can share the same internal IPv4 networks. NCP solves this common problem regarding how individual machines in potentially identical target networks are addressed. The NCP VPN Gateway 12.10 ensures that only the machine that is to be serviced and only the selected service technician can exchange data with each other via an encrypted, secure connection for a limited time.
"We're proud to launch an optimized VPN Gateway to improve accessibility for IIoT applications and to enhance security across company networks," said Patrick Oliver Graf, CEO of NCP engineering.
Some new features only concern the Virtual Appliance. As the NCP Virtual Secure Enterprise VPN Server is now connected to the central management, it can be centrally managed with the NCP Secure Enterprise Management Server and configurations and certificates can be distributed. Additionally, the NCP Virtual Secure Enterprise VPN Server version 12.10 supports the Microsoft (News - Alert) Hyper-V virtualization environments for Windows Server 2016/2019 and Debian KVM version 9.9.0.
Since its inception in 1986, NCP engineering has delivered innovative software that allows enterprises to rethink their remote access, and overcome the complexities of creating, managing and maintaining secure network access for staff.
NCP's award-winning product line spans the spectrum of remote access, from IPsec/SSL VPNs to endpoint firewalls and network access control (NAC) functions. The company's products support organizations with complex remote user needs, and that want to leverage the latest end-devices to increase staff productivity, reduce network administration and adapt policy changes on-the-fly. Each solution is interoperable with existing third-party software or hardware.
With global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany and North American headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company serves 35,000-plus customers worldwide throughout the healthcare, financial, education and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies. NCP has established a network of national and regional technology, channel and OEM partners to serve its customers. For more information, visit www.ncp-e.com.
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