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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Providing Centralized Application Access

Mobile users can be a pain to support. Although virtual private network (VPN) technologies have made remote access simpler, giving remote users full access to your internal network from over the Internet is often not the best solution. With the improvements to Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008, however, users (both remote and on the network) can securely access business applications running on your Terminal Servers and have the same kind of experience as if these applications were installed locally on their machines.

Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway) lets remote users securely punch through your perimeter firewall and access Terminal Servers running on your corpnet. Terminal Services RemoteApp ...

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