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Welcome to the Virtual Private Network Consortium, better known as VPNC. From 1999 through 2015, VPNC was the international trade association for manufacturers in the VPN market. Please see here for the message from the last VPNC Update about our closing at the end of 2014.

Founded in 1999, the primary purposes of the VPNC were:

It should be noted that VPNC did not create standards; instead, it strongly supported the current and future IETF standards.


VPNC interoperability testing

VPNC interoperabilty logo

For over a decade, VPNC issued logos for interoperability to VPNC member products which have successfully completed the testing. Read more about VPNC's interoperability logos and the products that have received them.


Past issues of the VPNC Update mailing list

Every month, the VPNC Update brought news in the VPN industry to a large audience. The newsletter contained announcements of VPNC activities, press releases from VPNC members, VPN-related trade shows, and other news of interest to the VPN market. The past issues are available here.


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