VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. A VPN service provides remote access and private data communications over public networks.
CTS has implemented a PPTP VPN solution on campus. This standard is supported natively on Windows XP and higher as well as OSX 10.5 and above.
A VPN offers two main advantages in our environment:
The VPN technology CTS has deployed is remarkably easy to setup for the bulk of commercial operating systems.
For help setting up a PPTP VPN connection on your operating system see the menu to the right.