ViPNet OFFICE awarded with Industry and Innovation Prize IT – Distinction of the VPN solution for use with LTE
The „Initiative Mittelstand” (initiative for SMB) awards the Innovation Prize IT for products with a significant benefit for small and medium-sized businesses since 2004. After the distinction in 2008 the VPN solution ViPNet OFFICE from Infotecs again is one of the best IT innovations 2013 in the IT security category under 4.900 applicants.
Besides the Innovation Prize IT the same organization awards the Industry Prize for the best and advanced industrial enterprises in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Infotecs GmbH participated with the IT security solution ViPNet OFFICE for the first time and also was honored with this prize. In the category “IT and software solutions” the VPN technology belongs to the best solutions.
ViPNet OFFICE builds flexible VPN scenarios for mobile users or highly secure virtual divisions within the network. Without restrictions on security and connection establishment companies and its employees constantly reach the corporate data anytime and anywhere. Besides SMBs and enterprises the industry is also among the target group of the IT security solution. Mechanical engineering manufacturers and controller operators utilize ViPNet for the protected remote control of machinery and equipment (M2M).
Another reason for the distinction was the use of ViPNet OFFICE in connection with LTE. As is generally known LTE ensures a fast and stable internet connection, however the connection of branch offices or unique users to the VPN is difficult because of the missing public IP address at the headquarter. Because ViPNet is an exclusively software-based technology this problem could be solved easily and cost-efficient. A freely scalable VPN could be set up with the IT security solution from Infotecs GmbH in a topology with LTE locations, and even to do so during normal operation.
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Infotecs develops and sells security solutions that make work more flexible, easier and above all safer than ever before. Since its foundation in 1991, Infotecs has matured into an experienced supplier of high security software and shortly became the leader for software based VPN solutions in the Russian market. Development of the ViPNet technology, the pioneering product of Infotecs, set a milestone in the history of virtual private networks long before IPSec and other "classical" VPN protocols. Only in the past five years more than 500.000 network hosts has been securely connected with each other with the aid of Infotecs solutions. During this time useful experience has been gained, the factual requirements have been recognized and drawn into the development to further improve the software and adjust the needs of users.
About Initiative Mittelstand (Huber Verlag für Neue Medien GmbH)
The Initiative Mittelstand (initiative for SMB) supports SMB-suitable products and solutions with its independent platform www.imittelstand.de. With media attention the Innovation Prize IT promotes innovative and SMB-suitable products which provide medium-sized businesses impetus and opportunities to increase their competitiveness. For boosting ambitious industrial enterprises and making them more successful the Huber Verlag für Neue Medien launched the Industry Prize in 2006 and awards businesses of any size in 14 categories.
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