February 20, 2013

Perle Trueport Software awarded Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 certification

Perle IOLAN Terminal Servers are the first to provide true remote serial ports over an Ethernet LAN in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 environments.

NASHVILLE, TN—February 20th, 2013— Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced serial to Ethernet and secure device networking solutions announces Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 certification for their TruePort software. Perle is the first Serial Terminal Server manufacturer to receive digitally signed 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 certification for a COM port re-director utility.

Terminal Server

“The TruePort utility from Perle provides true remote serial ports over an Ethernet LAN. It makes remote ports appear as if they are directly connected COM or TTY ports to an application,” comments Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing, Perle Systems. "With the addition of the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 certification, TruePort offers the most comprehensive set of operating drivers for a COM port re-director utility in the industry.”

Windows 8 Compatible

Windows Server 2012 Certified

Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Certification of products is granted after passing a series of rigorous testing. Once a product is certified the company earns the right to use the highly respected Windows 8 Compatible logo and Certified for Windows Server 2012 logo. The authorized use of this logo is proof that a product or solution has met the stringent criteria set out by Microsoft indicating reliability and technical excellence.

Perle TruePort is a COM port re-director driver utility that is installed on the application server. All COM port directed data sent by the application is re-directed by TruePort across the IP/Ethernet network to remote Perle Terminal Servers or I/O Device Servers which have targeted serial devices connected to them. Data and serial port signaling is transparently communicated between the application and remote device.

Learn more about Perle Systems’ TruePort.

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About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured connectivity and device networking products. These products are used to connect remote users reliably and securely to central servers for a wide variety of business applications. Product lines include Console Servers, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Media Converters, Ethernet Copper Extenders, Ethernet I/O, Serial Cards, Parallel Cards, Remote Power Switches and Multimodem Cards.  Since 1976, Perle has distinguished itself through extensive networking technology, depth of experience in major real-world network environments and long-term distribution and VAR channel relationships in major world markets. Perle has offices in 9 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.