Unigroup's November '98 Meeting Announcement

Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

Mike Devine
Compatible Systems

Thursday, November 19, 1998

The Chase Manhattan Bank (formerly Chemical Bank)
55 Water Street, South Tower
13th Floor Conference Room C

6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration
6:20 - 6:35 PM Ask the Wizard - Questions, Answers and Current Events
6:35 - 6:45 PM Unigroup Business
6:45 - 9:30 PM Main Presentation


Whether working from home or just a remote site, secure remote network access is important. One way to achieve this is through VPNs - Virtual Private Networks. VPNs can provide secure network connections through the use of authentication and encryption. VPNs and their implementation for remote access will be discussed at Unigroup's November 1998 meeting. Our speaker is Mike Devine from Metro Marketing, the regional representative for Compatible Systems who manufactures the IntraPort Family of Remote Access Servers.

Description of Talk:

The general outline for our talk on VPNs is as follows:

Our speaker's presentation slides include the following titles:

Handouts will include copies of the speaker's presentation as well as a series of technical white papers concerning the technologies mentioned in the presentation.

Speaker Biography:

Micheal Devine has been involved with the WAN/Networking market for over five years. His primary areas of expertise are in: Virtual Private Networking, Voice over IP, Corporate Internet Access, Firewalls, DSL, and Remote Access. He has done dozens of presentations to IT professionals all across the NorthEast United States.

Company Biography:

(extracted from the Compatible Web Site)

Compatible Systems designs, manufactures and markets a full line of interconnectivity products for Internet-based Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Internet access, and Internet services. For more than a decade their products have played vital roles in thousands of networks worldwide. Their customers range from small corporations linking departments or offices to global Internet Service Providers connecting thousands of customers to the Net.

Complimentary Refreshments will be served.

Please join us for this meeting, you won't want to miss it!

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