Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide RTM for DirectAccess released

Microsoft released Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide for DirectAccess. DirectAccess feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 allow remote users to access enterprise shares, websites, and applications without the need to connect to virtual private network (VPN) systems. DirectAccess also gives IT managers the ability to update remote PCs anytime they’re connected […]

Microsoft released Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide for DirectAccess. DirectAccess feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 allow remote users to access enterprise shares, websites, and applications without the need to connect to virtual private network (VPN) systems. DirectAccess also gives IT managers the ability to update remote PCs anytime they’re connected to Internet, without user being logged on to machine. As you prepare to take advantage of DirectAccess, your first step should be about designing your infrastructure to support this access feature that provides different security options. This guide covers four key steps in design process for DirectAccess to help you just that.