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What are the benefits of using a VPN?
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  1. The overarching benefit of a virtual private network or VPN is to bring distant business associates together on a private network, using the inexpensive Internet as the transport mechanism. A VPN boasts strong security of data, reduced costs compared to a wide-area network, lessened travel time and associated costs with remote employees, increased productivity and simplification of network configuration.

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