Server / Datacenter

TMT02 Secure Access Everywhere! Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Intermediate

Richard Hicks

Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP

Founder and Principal Consultant

Richard M Hicks Consulting

With today's highly mobile workforce, providing secure access regardless of location is essential for maintaining productivity. DirectAccess, a remote access technology included with Windows Server 2016, is a paradigm shift in the way you deliver remote access. DirectAccess provides always–on, seamless and transparent remote access any time a client is connected to the Internet. With DirectAccess, users can access data and applications remotely as if they were in the office. Network communication is protected using IPsec encryption and authenticated using Kerberos, NTLM, and certificates. DirectAccess connectivity is bidirectional, enabling compelling–out capabilities not available with tradition VPN solutions.

You will learn:

  • What's new with DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016
  • Best practices for security, scalability, and performance
  • Considerations for deploying DirectAccess in Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)