NordLayer - Network Security

Virtual Private Gateway

Connect with confidence — exchange your organization’s data safely and securely through a virtual private gateway.

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What is a Virtual Private Gateway?

A virtual private gateway is a tool for establishing a safe tunnel to connect and transport encrypted data between devices, the cloud, and enterprise servers across the internet. Use a virtual private gateway to create a VPN connection that is both secure and reliable.

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Virtual Private Gateway benefits

Secure perimeter

Create a safe and secure perimeter to protect and connect all business information and authorized users and devices.

Utilize DNS filtering to improve your organization’s security by preventing common and unknown threats to your online safety—like harmful websites and phishing attacks.

Define access via permissions with unique security controls to limit lateral movement and unauthorized access—enabling secure connectivity in a risk-free environment.

Implement a series of security solutions that expand visibility and access management via device and user policies to protect and connect all reaches of the corporate infrastructure.

Stay even more secure with Deep Packet Inspection, which is used to analyze application network usage behavior, ensure data accuracy, and help to identify malicious code.

Accessible for everyone and easy to manage

Accessible for everyone and easy to manage

Comprehensive security for gateway to gateway

Comprehensive security for site-to-site VPN connection

Point-to-Site VPN access for all remote workers

Site-to-site VPN access for all remote workers

Secure connection from any location

Securely connect from any global location

Fixed IP address exclusively for your business

Fixed IP addresses exclusively for your business

Connect and route traffic to a Custom DNS for improved online safety

Connect and route traffic to a Custom DNS for improved online safety


Virtual Private Gateways with NordLayer

VPN Gateway

A VPN gateway creates a secure VPN connection across the internet, so you can connect your private business cloud and your on-premises network.

Use cases:


Enable traditional site-to-site VPN connections.


Create encrypted VPN tunnels to connect and protect data in transit.


Use with Smart Remote Access to connect to other devices and access resources.


Protect legacy OS devices that require full VPN solutions.


Reduced need for an encrypted VPN tunnel connection on an ad-hoc basis.

Use a proxy gateway to connect your business with the outside internet, to provide users with safe browsing and increased performance and security.

Use cases:


Connect non-compatible OS user devices via apps or browsers supporting proxy configurations.


Connect users to vital resources without routing all traffic through a VPN tunnel.


Configure proxy access for specific apps to access resources safely.


Connect legacy OS remote devices with proxy configurations to local resources.


Limit the exposure of private apps or services to only HTTPS or known traffic.


Getting a Virtual Private Gateway is easy

Prior to creating a virtual private gateway, sign up for a NordLayer Advanced subscription plan with a dedicated server. Once your business is registered with NordLayer, begin creating your private gateways in three simple steps:

Choose plan and sign up for nordlayer

Choose your plan and sign up for NordLayer

Choose plan
Invite members

Invite members

Onboard members
Safe private gateway and fixed ip address

Easily set up teams, private gateways, and streamline your organization’s cybersecurity.

Set-up teams and gateways

Connect NordLayer easily with other security providers

Additional info

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can connect more than one VPN connection with one virtual private gateway - from multiple devices - to enable a VPN connection from any location.

A virtual private gateway is used to connect to devices and websites that utilize a fixed IP. A virtual public gateway is often used to connect and access devices and websites reachable by a public IP address.