A Virtual Private Network uses encryption and tunneling to connect users or sites on a public network to the statewide network.
A fee for a license is assessed per client. A reduced add-on fee is assessed for individuals already paying for a network device connection.
The statewide WAN provides gateway services to the public internet and functions as a private fault-tolerant network allowing for interconnectivity within government and education.
Access and Authorization services provide a security framework for controlling who can use IT resources and what degree of activities, resources, or services they are permitted.