Multi-User Session Collaboration

Modernize collaboration and boost productivity without added risk.

Heavy reliance on remote work and distributed workforces is here to stay. Yet, the tools industrial organizations depend on to remotely connect and facilitate multi-party collaboration often put critical infrastructure at risk.

When all hands are on deck and every minute counts, eliminating risk without hampering productivity is paramount. A new approach to multi-user session collaboration (also known as session shadowing or over-the-shoulder remote session monitoring) is crucial. 

Secure remote collaboration to any OT or IT asset starts with replacing traditional IT-centric tools, like VPNs and jump servers. Traditional tools lack the granular, just-in-time access management nor deliver the complete visibility and control necessary to fend off malicious activity that puts continuous operations and safety at grave risk. 

With secure multi-user session collaboration, you no longer need to trade off speed and ease to ensure critical operation assets are cyber hardened.

Critical Multi-User Session Collaboration Requirements

Identity-driven Access Management

Remote access must adhere to zero trust principles to enforce granular connectivity – based on identity – to specific distributed modern or legacy assets, regardless of location or native security controls.

Granular Collaboration Controls

Multi-user sessions must not allow all-or-nothing access for participants. Instead, administrators require complete visibility and fine-grained controls to invite, audit, take over control, record, or entirely terminate a shared session.

Zero Reliance on Agents or Clients

Remote collaboration must work for all assets, applications, and users without requiring additional agents or clients – especially for OT assets or third-party devices incapable of installing software.

Resilient Architecture

Remote collaboration must be highly available and resilient by eliminating single points of failure or compromise. Furthermore, it must not require changes to firewall rules or disruptive changes to existing operations infrastructure.

Secure and Flexible Multi-User Session Collaboration with Xage

No agents. No trade-offs. Full control.

Unified Platform for Secure Remote Collaboration

Implement centralized identity-driven, least-privilege access for any modern or legacy asset, application, or user with Xage’s unified zero trust remote access management platform.

The Xage Fabric cyber-mesh preserves cyber defense layers across OT, IT, and Cloud. There is no need to open multiple firewall ports for remote access. Multi-hop session and protocol termination ensure secure traversal across zones without requiring direct internet connectivity to remotely access any asset.

Complete Visibility and Control

Initiate real-time, secure session collaboration without fear or pitfalls common to remote connectivity protocols, including VNC, RDP, Telnet, and SSH. 

The Xage Fabric seamlessly overlays your infrastructure to enable secure multi-user session collaboration. Operations staff can quickly initiate and securely invite remote collaborators with comprehensive control for any participants. Administrators can monitor, take over control, or terminate any ongoing session. Every session is logged for auditing and per-session screen recordings are captured for immediate review.

Agentless Remote Access

Xage eliminates the need to install any additional software. Xage’s browser-based solution removes friction for your employees, partners, or vendors requiring access to critical infrastructure assets without impacting your cyber-physical security posture. 

Xage makes it easy to enforce advanced security requirements, like Multi-factor Authentication (MFA), to cyber harden your operations – even for legacy OT devices lacking native security controls.

See the Xage Difference

Xage Combines Zero Trust Remote Access and Secure Remote Collaboration Capabilities Into an Industry-First Solution that Outperforms Traditional Remote Access Tools.

Xage Fabric
Traditional Remote Access

Identity-based, Least-privilege access

Asset-level Access Control for OT, IT, and Cloud

Identity-aware Access Logging

Secure Multi-Party Collaboration and Control

Secure Data Transfer

Multi-hop Session Termination

Multi-Factor Authentication at Every Layer

End-to-End Encryption

Session Recording


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