Mobile computing is changing how companies do business. Employees can work from anywhere, anytime using their mobile devices. As core business processes become mobilized, it is vital for companies to provide secure access for mobile app communication.
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are the de facto standard for providing this type of connectivity. In a traditional VPN, all network traffic is sent through a secure connection created between a user's device and the VPN server. This worked OK in the PC era. But we are in the mobile era now, and a traditional device wide VPN doesn’t meet the needs for mobile data security.