Mid-America Transplant | AOVPN DPC

Mid-America Transplant is a non-profit organization that enables adults and children to receive lifesaving gifts through organ and tissue donations. With a workforce of over 200, it facilitates and coordinates organ, tissue, and eye donation; serving 84 counties covering eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and northeast Arkansas that together are home to 4.7 million people.

Why DPC was needed

“Our organization had been trying to replace MS Direct Access for more than two years. As a smaller organization, we did not have SCCM or Intune deployed which made our AOVPN transition extremely difficult.

Last year, we spent several more months trying to make AOVPN work internally, then partnered with PowerON and Richard Hicks.”

"After partnering with PowerOn and Richard Hicks, we were up and running and entering testing the following month. We completed our transition to AOVPN less than two months later."

How DPC helped transition from Direct Access to AOVPN

“The transition from Direct Access to AOVPN feels like it is geared toward larger organizations with enterprise level deployments. PowerON DPC bridged the gap to allow our organization to make a full, secure AOVPN deployment using Group Policy integration.

Under Direct Access we had remote computers tombstoning in Active Directory quite often. AOVPN with DPC’s configuration has kept our devices on the network. Devices stay healthy with Group Policy updates and are easier to support as they are now part of our extended network. We were able to implement AOVPN without a reduction in our security posture.”

How would you rate DPC out of 10?

10 out of 10

How would you describe DPC in three words?

Enabling, Empowering, Success

What is AOVPN DPC?

Dynamic Profile Configurator (DPC) service is a Windows service which runs on each client device. It receives configuration via group policy (or other tools which support registry configuration) and generates the profile automatically on the device. This enables easy administrative management, dynamic Active Directory based group management, automatic updating to Office 365 routes and more. 

AOVPN DPC is designed to provide the following benefits: 

  • Consistent profiles 
  • Always up to date 
  • Profiles Updated on Disconnect (ensuring minimal user interruption) 
  • Office 365 Exclusions are updated automatically and without admin interaction 
  • Graphical Management Experience 
  • No XML creation required 
  • Manage through Intune or Group Policy 
  • Full help documentation of options 
  • Supports all common configuration options (Including Custom Cryptography) 
  • Easy deployment 
  • Simple EXE or MSI deployment 
  • No scripting required for deployment 
  • Profile changes are handled automatically without redeployment of client 

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