SonicWALL Virtual Assist is a one-time license for a SonicWALL firewall. It enables administrators to remotely administer desktops and servers and users to access nextwork resources without client software.
At a Glance:
» Enables clientless remote access
Anywhere, anytime remote support improves customer satisfaction and support staff productivity.
Thin client connectivity eliminates the need to download and pre-install a "fat" client, minimizing customer frustration and set-up overhead.
Chat functionality provides an efficient communication alternative to costly phone support.
Tight integration with existing authentication infrastructure ensures that the customers' identities are confirmed. Alternatively, the local database of the SSL VPN appliance and tokenless two-factor authentication can be utilized.
Diagnostic capability enables a technician to quickly obtain system information from the customer's computer.
Logging and reporting functionality enables managers to supervise remote support activity for internal audit or external billing purposes.
Personalized customer Web portal enhances the user experience by providing a familiar look and feel for both Windows® and Mac® customers.
Easy-to-use technician standalone client facilitates the management and scheduling of the support queue.
Integration with SSL VPN administrative interface enables the IT administrator to easily license and configure the module.*
256-bit AES SSL encryption of the data by the SSL VPN appliance provides a secure environment for the data and assists in the effort to be compliant with data protection regulations.
Seamless integration of the SSL VPN appliance behind virtually any firewall enables organizations to leverage their existing network infrastructure
Trusted outside IT consultants can remotely support any application on their clients' desktops and laptops
Internal IT help desks of mid- to large-sized companies can assist on-site as well as remote workers
Call center technicians can provide assistance to customers across the globe
1. Technician logs into support Web portal or standalone thin client to monitor queue or invite a specific customer via e-mail.
2. Customer logs on to portal and requests help or accepts the e-mail invitation.
3. A thin client is pushed seamlessly through the browser to the Customer.
4. Technician sees Customer in queue and requests access to computer.
5. Customer gives permission and remote support session begins. The Technician now actively controls the remote computer. The Customer is able to see what the Technician does on the screen.
6. The Technician or Customer may end this session at any point in time.