Top 5 Myths on Direct-to-Net
Source: Blue Coat Systems
Direct-to-Net (Sometimes Referred to as Split Tunneling) means allowing users to access the internet and download files and applications directly without "backhauling". Backhauling requires all internet traffic to pass back through the WAN and through the central secure gateway at the data center for security screening and policy control. With adequate proxy protection at various branch offices, it is just as secure as traditional centralized proxy configurations. This article contains the top five most currently held myths about Direct-to-Net.