September 19, 2007

Perle Systems Receives Microsoft Vista Certification

Perle Serials Cards and innovative TruePort drivers earn Microsoft Vista Certification

NASHVILLE, TN—September 19, 2007— Perle Systems, the global developer and manufacturer of high performance serial to Ethernet connectivity solutions announced today Vista Certification for its best selling serial cards and TruePort drivers.
Perle Serial Cards are compatible with PCI, PCI-X and PCI Express bus slots and are the only serial cards that support all major operating systems including Windows, Vista, Linux, Solaris, SPARC and SCO.   Perle’s TruePort is a COM port re-director driver utility that is installed on the customers’ application server for use with Perle’s best selling IOLAN line of Terminal Servers.

“This Vista Certification further solidifies our leadership position in the serial solutions marketplace. Perle Serial Cards and Terminal Servers support the broadest range of operating systems available.” comments Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing for Perle Systems.

Under Vista, Perle product users will experience the same ease-of-use and product features as when running under previous operating systems such as Windows XP or Windows 2000. In addition to providing Perle customers with reliable feature rich serial solutions Vista Certification positions Perle as the premier choice for serial connectivity.

For more information on the Perle line of serial cards click here.
For more information on Perle’s innovative TruePort click here
For more information on Perle’s IOLAN line of servers click here.

About Perle Systems
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

EMEA Contact
Miriam Webster
Tel: +44 (0)1908 847140