Cisco AnyConnect vs Cisco IPSec VPN
Posted on 2011-02-25
I'm considering granting several types of devices (android phones, iphone, ipad, windows 7 laptop, and windows xp laptop) access via our Cisco ASA 5510's. I'm looking at the free IPSec VPN and comparing it to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN. Could you offer your pros and cons to both and is there any functional difference and possible costs?
Here is what I believe or know:
1) AnyConnect has a licensing fee [750 simultaneous AnyConnect users in your environment is $250 (L-ASA-AC-E-5520=) and add another $250 for Mobile (L-ASA-AC-M-5520=)].
2) 4 licenses for IPSec SSL VPN are included with the ASA 5510 Security Plus license
3) AnyConnect Supports more types of devices.
4) AnyConnect is a seamless connection for end users.