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Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook by Ran Dolev, Erez Ben-Ari

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Chapter 11. DirectAccess

DirectAccess (DA) is a fantastic new type of remote connectivity technology that gives you everything that VPN does and more. It has been in the market for quite a while—it was introduced as a feature of Windows Server 2008 R2 to complement Windows 7, and companies all over the world implemented it with great success. However, as you will soon find out, together with UAG, the deployment experience is much smoother, and has some fantastic new features that make life easier and better.

What's in it for me?

Letting your employees access the corporate network remotely has been traditionally done with VPN. There have been many technologies and solutions along the way, but DA is by far the most user-friendly (to your users, ...

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