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private network

(1) A subnetwork that is hidden from the rest of the network. See Freenet, Tor and dark Web.

(2) A communications network that resides inside the organization's firewall. Contrast with public network.
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Manuel Ruiz, Head of Mission Critical & Private Networks, Ericsson, says: 'Industries benefit from the technical expertise and 5G evolution plans that service providers bring to their business.
A law banning VPNs, or virtual private networks, goes into effect today in Russia as part of President Vladimir Putin's latest hamper on internet freedom.
16 -- Aryaka(R), the leading global SD-WAN provider, today released the first "State of WAN Connectivity" report, which analyzes the performance of SD-WAN deployments over the Internet as compared with those delivered over global private networks. The report examines application response times between various global locations, as well as key factors that impact the performance of cloud and SaaS applications.
Even though Bell has Netflix on their box, which requires access to the Internet, the box will get the Netflix content from the Internet, but the TV and VoD services are originating from the Bell private network.
Other features of the new cloud service include customisation options to meet customer needs, over 70 automated built-in security functions, and security extended to wired and wireless devices which are authenticated to the customer's virtual private network.
VPN is the technology used for connection of dislocated networks into a virtual private network, functioning through public or shared network infrastructure (mostly the Internet).
"The private network element is appealing because it's exclusive, secure, and a network we can call our own.
A VPN is essentially a software or hardware bridge for connecting a remote user to a company's local area network (LAN), which is a private network, via the Internet, which is a public network.
By adding extra layers of security for remote data protection, data can be moved over inexpensive Internet connections, rather than requiring an expensive private network link, providing a significant cost savings for businesses with many remote offices.
It can function as a VPN (virtual private network) appliance supporting both fixed and dynamic clients.
Designed to be ultra-secure and deliver multigigabit throughput, the SL 3200 firewall/VPN appliance eliminates the performance barriers imposed by traditional firewalls and virtual private network encryption.
Firewall A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to of from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both.

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