Citrix – There’s No Such Thing as Free Remote Access
DirectAccess is a feature of Windows that allows a PC to automatically connect to the corporate network whenever it detects an Internet connection. It’s been around for years, but has recently gained increased attention from organisations deploying Surface™ Pro or other Windows 10 hybrid devices.
DirectAccess is “free” … assuming your Microsoft licence agreement permits unlimited deployment of Windows servers, and the cost of underlying server infrastructure or ongoing management and security of server instances hits someone else’s budget. This makes it very easy for server administrators to stand up a DirectAccess pilot during a Windows 10 or Surface™ Pro rollout without the constraints of seeking budget approval and similar formalities.
Unfortunately, DirectAccess suffers from some major drawbacks that tend to render it unsuitable for organizations with stringent security standards or large…
Read the entire article here, DirectAccess: There’s No Such Thing as Free Remote Access
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.