INTRODUCTION

This article gives the availability dates of various Windows Vista-compatible virtual private network (VPN) clients.

For a list of Windows 7-compatible virtual private network clients, refer to this Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd787668(WS.10).aspx

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Windows Vista compatibility schedules

AT&T

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Beta

x64

Unknown

Final

x86

7.0

Unknown

http://www.corp.att.com/agnc/

Final

x64

Unknown

Aventail

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

SSL VPN

Beta

x86

Application under development. No public schedule is available.

Contact Aventail directly for updates.

Beta

x64

Unknown

Final

x86

Application under development. No public schedule is available.

Final

x64

Unknown

Check Point (Zonelabs)

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Beta

x86

NGX R60

Available now

http://www.checkpoint.com/downloads/quicklinks/downloads_sr.html

http://www.checkpoint.com/downloads/quicklinks/downloads_sr.html

Beta

x64

Unknown

Unknown

http://www.checkpoint.com/downloads/quicklinks/downloads_sr.html

Final

x86

NGX R60

April 2007

http://www.checkpoint.com/downloads/quicklinks/downloads_sr.html

Final

x64

Unknown

Unknown

http://www.checkpoint.com/downloads/quicklinks/downloads_sr.html

SSL VPN

Final

x86

VPN-1 NGX R65

Available now

http://www.checkpoint.com/products/ssl_network_ext/index.html

Final

x86

R62 HFA01

Available now

http://www.checkpoint.com/products/ssl_network_ext/index.html

Cisco

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Final

x86

5.0.00.0340

Available now.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ products/sw/secursw/ps2308/index.html

A Cisco SMARTnet username and password are required.

Final

x64

Not planned. Upgrade to Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client.

SSL VPN

Final

x86

2.0

Available now by using Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. (Also provides support for low-latency DTLS transport.)

http://www.cisco.com/go/asa

A Cisco SMARTnet username and password are required.

Final

x64

2.0

Available now by using Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. (Also provides support for low-latency DTLS transport.)

http://www.cisco.com/go/asa

A Cisco SMARTnet username and password are required.

Citrix

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

SSL VPN

Beta

x86

Application under development. No public schedule is available.

Beta

x64

Unknown

Final

x86

Application under development. No public schedule is available.

Final

x64

Unknown

Fortinet

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPSec VPN

Final

x86

Available now

Product Description: http://www.fortinet.com/products/forticlient.html

F5 Networks

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

SSL VPN

Beta

x86

6.0.1

Available now

http://askf5.com

Beta

x64

Unknown

Final

x86

6.0.1

2/28/2007

https://downloads.f5.com/esd/product.jsp?sw=FirePass&pro=firepass_v5.x&prodesc=FirePass

Final

x64

Unknown

Juniper Networks

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPSec VPN

Beta

x86

Q3 2007

Contact a Juniper sales representative.

Beta

x64

Unknown

Final

x86

Q3 2007

Contact a Juniper sales representative.

Final

x64

Unknown

SSL VPN

Final

x86

5.5

Available now

https://www.juniper.net/customers/csc/software/ive/

(User or partner login is required.)

http://www.juniper.net/products_and_services/ssl_vpn_secure_access/

Final

x64

Unknown

Contact a Juniper sales representative.

NCP

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Final

x86

9.00

Available now.

http://www.ncp-e.com/en/downloads/software.html

Final

x64

9.01

Available now.

http://www.ncp-e.com/en/downloads/software.html

SSL VPN

Beta

x86

6.12

Available now.

http://www.ncp-e.com/en/downloads/software.html

Contact NCP or an NCP dealer representative.

Beta

x64

June 2007

Final

x86

7.0

March 2007

http://www.ncp-e.com/en/downloads/software.html

Final

x64

August 2007

Nortel Networks

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Beta

x86

V6.07

Available now.

Contact a Nortel representative.

Beta

x64

9/30/2007

Final

x86

V6.07

3/31/2007

Contact a Nortel representative.

Final

x64

11/30/2007

SSL VPN

Beta

x86

Netdirect 6.0.5

Available now

Contact a Nortel representative.

Beta

x64

9/30/2007

Final

x86

Netdirect 6.0.7

4/30/2007

Final

x64

11/30/2007

SafeNet

VPN client type

Release

Platform

Version

Date

Download URL

More information

IPsec VPN

Beta

x86

11.1 beta

9/17/2007

http://www.safenet-inc.com/products/vpn/softRemote.asp

Beta

x64

11.1 beta

9/17/2007

Final

x86

11.1

10/1/2007

Final

x64

11.1

10/1/2007

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