September 14, 2008

Perle Systems Serial and Parallel Cards Certified for Windows Server 2008

The first digitally signed 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 2008 driver for Serial and Parallel Cards is awarded to Perle Systems.

NASHVILLE, TN—September 14, 2008— Perle Systems, the global developer and manufacturer of serial to Ethernet connectivity solutions today announced Windows 2008 certification for their full range of SPEED and UltraPort Serial Cards and SPEED Parallel cards. Perle is the first major serial connectivity company to have a digitally signed Microsoft driver for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 2008.  All drivers can be downloaded from Perle’s website.

“Perle Systems offers support for the widest range of operating systems in the industry.” comments Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing, Perle Systems. She continues,”Our users can be confident that our full line of serial and parallel cards will operate on Microsoft’s latest operating systems. This certification and early adoption to a new standard demonstrates Perle’s commitment to customers for long term investment protection and support.”

Serial Cards with Windows Server 2008 Support

Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 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 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 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's Serial and Parallel Card lines enable you to easily add RS232, RS422, RS485 serial or parallel ports to your PC or server. Compatible with PCI, PCI-X or PCI Express bus slots, Perle’s SPEED and UltraPort cards are the only products that support all major operating systems including Windows, Vista, Linux, Solaris, SPARC as well as SCO.

Learn about Perle Systems’ Serial Cards.
Learn about Perle Systems’ Parallel Cards.

Download Perle Drivers.

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
May Fong
Tel: 905-946-5068
mfong@perle.com

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