Chapter 3 Features and Benefits

The Tectia client/server solution is an ideal lightweight solution for secure file transfer, secure remote logins for system administration purposes, and secure use of e-mail and other business applications. The Tectia client/server solution is available for most Unix and Linux platforms (including Linux on IBM System z), for Microsoft Windows, and for IBM mainframes.

The Tectia client/server solution works with any type of Internet (TCP/IP) connection - ADSL, ISDN, modem, Ethernet, WLAN, PPPoE - thus making it widely applicable, totally independent of the network topology, and independent of network address translations.

Here we describe first the features common to all Tectia client/server solution products and then those specific to Tectia Server for IBM z/OS.

There are some differences in the availability of features between versions of the Tectia products. For information on the features supported on each product version, see Table 6.3.