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Achieve 'Business as Usual' in Business-Challenging Times

Organizations across the globe have asked their workforce to work from home. But most businesses are unprepared for the sudden surge in remote users. The sharp increase is overwhelming existing VPN solutions, creating security challenges, and decreasing workforce productivity.

Akamai can help you manage and secure remote access.

Quickly Enable Secure Remote Access for All Users — With No Hardware or Network Changes

Most corporate VPN setups were not scoped for large numbers of remote workers, and scaling access with these legacy technologies is expensive, time consuming, and complex.

Akamai Enterprise Application Access solution is an edge-based, intelligent, adaptive alternative to legacy access solutions. As a cloud-native service, it is designed to be deployed quickly and scale dynamically, so that you can rapidly provision secure access to mission-critical applications, for remote workers, with a single set of security and access controls. Your IT teams can scale resources to meet the demands of the business in any environment.

Watch an informative 20-minute webinar hosted by Akamai Enterprise Security Specialists to:

- Hear customer use cases we are helping our customers with today
- Understand how Enterprise Application Access works with minimal changes to your existing infrastructure
- Learn about next steps for free use and assisted deployment
Recorded Mar 17 2020 31 mins
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Tony Lauro - Director Security Technology & Strategy, Akamai
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