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    Microsoft uses Linux to power new VPN solution for mobile devices

    Date 20 Nov 2020
    Category Vendors/Products
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    Posted By Brittany Day
    LS Hmepg 337x500 18

    Microsoft has announced the public preview of Microsoft Tunnel Gateway, a Linux-powered alternative to Windows VPN that helps extend the protections of the corporate security policy to mobile devices.

     

    Dubbed Microsoft Tunnel Gateway, the new solution is offered as part of Microsoft’s Intune cloud-based mobile device management solution, and will help iOS and Android devices access on-premises resources. 

    Interestingly, the new Tunnel Gateway is provided as a Docker container that Microsoft suggests you run on top of any of the supported Linux hosts.

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