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Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

Allows corporations to extend their corporate network through private tunnels over the public Internet. This type of interconnectivity is what creates a virtual private network (VPN). With PPTP, which is an extension of the point-to-point protocol (PPP), any PC user with PPP client support can connect securely over the Internet to a server at the corporate network.