In today's hyper-connected world, communication and collaboration with colleagues, customers and partners must be flexible and available whenever and wherever needed. As the number of mobile and remote workers grows, employees need remote access to corporate information and applications to work productively. Simple access to corporate information and centralized document repositories is key to the success of corporate mobile workers and to the overall success of an enterprise.
Today, all organizations are looking for simple and secure ways to meet employee needs for mobility and teleworking and the need of partners and suppliers for the kind of access into the organization required to improve business relationships, to expand partner and supplier access into the organization to improve business relationships. These needs are the same whether an organization is operating in a regulated or a non-regulated industry. Meeting these needs puts IT departments under increasing pressure to offer solutions that meet these needs securely while leveraging solutions that deliver business continuity.
To meet these needs, Avaya is leading the way in facilitating anywhere, anytime secure access and business continuity through enhanced mobility solutions and methodologies. Whether you're a multi-national, large or small organization, in healthcare, finance, manufacturing, government or education, you can benefit from Avaya's breadth and depth of experience in providing secure business solutions designed to deliver flexible ubiquitous access to integrated communications and application servers at a cost that's right for you.
The key is Avaya's Secure Portable Office (SPO) solution. SPO is a unique, customizable solution that simplifies remote access and enhances workforce mobility. SPO provides secure remote user access to information and corporate network resources from any public or private PC equipped with Microsoft Windows 2000 or higher. The main component of this portable office experience is a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device with customized client software combined with Virtual Private Network (VPN) Gateway technology that protects data while preserving the configuration of the host PC you plug into.
The Avaya SPO solution delivers improved access to more information without having to manage every temporary PC you use and without worrying about jeopardizing your proprietary data or network security. You can extend your network perimeters to enable enhanced employee productivity, seamless business continuity and disaster-recovery protection.
Securing your success
The Avaya SPO solution provides a suite of security features that enforce end-point security policies, protect your network and users from malicious code while preventing loss or theft of confidential information and user credentials. It further leverages the strengths of the Avaya VPN Gateway. Clientless Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN access may be used for web-based applications as well as "full access" thick client and communications applications. Clientless technology eliminates client support and the maintenance requirements associated with traditional IPSec remote-access solutions. The VPN Gateway provides both IPSec and SSL remote access to assist customers who are transitioning from one technology to the other. VPN acceleration, load balancing and clustering mean that Avaya VPN infrastructures are resilient and scalable to meet even the largest global organization needs. This means it's particularly suited for customers who are faced with considerable demand for VPN services and business continuity applications.
Addressing your imperatives
The Avaya SPO solution was designed to address the business challenges of today's CEOs and CIOs: to provide more open access to information systems to enable supply-chain integration, employee mobility and teleworking; to provide business continuity; and to strengthen customer relationships. CXOs must address these business challenges while also preventing the theft of confidential information, warding off malware attacks, keeping the user experience uncomplicated and the network easy to manage. The Avaya SPO solution addresses these needs. The Avaya Secure Portable Office solution is a unique, secure means of simplifying remote workforce access management, enhancing teleworker productivity and gaining valuable efficiencies in IT deployment and management.