Risk versus Reach. A false choice. We should not materially compromise security to reach more users.
VPN slow? It might be your friends using YouTube and Spotify. Ration bandwidth? Split Horizon? We recommend door #3: Zero Trust, Internet Exposed, Direct.
A sudden influx of remote workers is stressing the VPN. That stateful device struggles. Consider a future switch to Zero-Trust, secure remote access with it.
The principles of zero trust make for improved security. Each component must prove itself to its neighbours. No trust is based on affinity or path. Explore.