June 27, 2008

Perle Systems Enhances IPSEC VPN Gateway

Support for Microsoft’s native L2TP/IPSEC VPN client on IOLAN Terminal Servers

NASHVILLE, TN—June 27, 2008— Perle Systems today announced the latest in an already sophisticated suite of features for their best selling IOLAN Servers. The global developer and manufacturer of high performance serial to Ethernet connectivity solutions has added support for Microsoft Native Windows L2TP/IPSEC VPN Client.

“Perle continues to extend its serial to Ethernet connectivity market leadership,” states Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing, Perle Systems. “Perle recently released the IPSec VPN Gateway feature on the IOLAN line allowing IOLAN users to participate within an IPSec VPN infrastructure, which is recognized as the most secure method for communicating to remote private networks over the Internet. Today, we have enhanced this feature to include support for Microsoft’s native L2TP/IPSEC VPN client.”

The IOLAN product family provides secure remote console management of data centers and remote IT assets worldwide for a broad range of businesses. Users of Perle IOLAN products continue to benefit from increased security for deployments of remote console management.

Support for Microsoft’s native L2TP/IPSEC VPN client is available on June 20th, 2008 in IOLAN firmware version 3.5 and higher.  Download here
For more information about IPSec VPN Gateway click here
For information about the Perle IOLAN Server product line click here.

About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured serial to Ethernet 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 for Data Center Management, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Ethernet I/O and Serial Cards. Perle distinguishes 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 and representative offices in 11 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

North American Contact
Patricia Kelly-Ruiz
Tel: 905-946-5085
pkelly-ruiz@perle.com

EMEA Contact
Miriam Webster
Tel: +44 (0)1908 847140
mwebster@perle.com