A perfect combination: High security. High flexibility. Low costs.

IPsec VPN (Internet Protocol Security for Virtual Private Networks) is a PCI-certified, managed wide-area network (WAN) solution that uses the public Internet, along with data encryption and professional expertise, to securely connect your business locations across networks operated by multiple carriers. We proactively monitor and manage performance, providing rapid response to alarms and alerts. It's an excellent option for organizations that need:

  • A PCI-compliant network.
  • Additional affordable bandwidth to support employees/customers at many locations.
  • Flexibility to select access providers as a cost-containment strategy.
  • To protect sensitive corporate information from the risks of the public Internet.

Benefits

RELIABILITY AND SECURITY

Fully redundant, highly available connections, PCI compliance, on-premises firewalls and industry-leading encryption to protect your data.

REDUCE YOUR BURDEN

Shift maintenance, day-to-day monitoring and issue resolution to us, freeing your team to focus on innovation and growth.

CONTROL COSTS

Choose the most economical access for a cost-optimized WAN, or converge voice and data on your IPsec VPN to save more.

Features

PICK YOUR OWN ACCESS
Connect using any type of Internet access: DSL, cable, T1, Ethernet or wireless. Choose fully managed EarthLink access, or bring your own access and let EarthLink manage it for you.

PROTECT DATA WITH ENCRYPTION
Split tunnels separate private IPsec-encrypted traffic from public Internet access. Managed premises-based routers and firewalls protect your locations. PCI certification is an added advantage.

DRIVE SMARTLY: WATCH YOUR DASHBOARD
IPsec VPN includes myLink, a personalized, customized dashboard with 24/7 visibility into everything happening on the network.

CREATE A HYBRID WAN
Combine with Application Visibility and Control and Dynamic WAN Selection to extend your current network. Leverage multiple access connections with a single set of prioritization rules and automate failover configurations to optimize performance.




DESIGN WITH FLEXIBILITY

Take your pick of ways to configure your network design. Here are four common deployment approaches using IPsec VPN:

Cloud-based Aggregation

Host-based Aggregation

Single Site High Availability for Business Continuity

Dual Site High Availability for Geographic Diversity

  • Host-based aggregation: Deploy your IPsec aggregation device in your own data center.
  • Cloud-based aggregation: Select EarthLink's cloud-based IPsec aggregation to achieve a high-availability solution with real-time failover, and to reduce overhead at your headquarters location.
  • High availability for business continuity: Configure your own high-availability, geographically diverse solution with real-time failover.

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WE CAN HELP

If you're considering one of our services for your small business, or want more information, we're happy to get you started. Simply fill out the form, or call us at 1‑888‑850‑1416.

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