Jungo Releases OpenRG v2.1 Residential Gateway Software

10/31/2002 - Jungo Software Technologies, a leading provider of residential gateway software and technologies announced the release of OpenRG v2.1, Jungo's embedded software platform for broadband access devices. OpenRG includes drivers, an operating system and remote management capabilities and delivers a set of highly integrated applications and services required for the home and small office.

OpenRG v2.1 enhances previous versions of Jungo's residential gateway software by introducing the following applications and features: support for Linux 2.4; Multi Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC) and Multi Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connections; remote upgrade with dual image; Universal Serial Bus (USB) master; Firewire; support for remote syslog server; additional Application Level Gateways (ALGs) including Quake I,II,III, AOL® Instant MessengerTM (AIM) and MSN® messenger with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) support. In addition, Jungo developed complementary Network Management System (NMS) modules that include Kerberos server and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) client, supporting Kerberos and Diffie Helman key exchange.

The core modules and applications of the OpenRG platform provide a mature and proven infrastructure for CPE manufacturers. These include: home networking interfaces such as Ethernet, Universal Serial Bus (USB) slave, Home Phoneline Networking Alliance (HomePNA), wireless LAN - 802.11b and Bluetooth; Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP); Domain Name Server (DNS); Network Address Port Translation (NAT/NAPT); Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall; Virtual Private Network (VPN); Routing Information Protocol (RIP), static routing, and Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP); web based management, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and remote upgrade capabilities; Universal Plug and Play; Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and system statistics and monitoring.

Commenting on the company's latest release, Derry Shribman, Jungo's chief technology officer and vice president of research and development said, "Our extensive experience and knowledge of the residential gateway market has allowed us to bring new improvements to our leading software for home access devices. We are continuing to work closely with our customers to enable them to bring service-rich devices to the market sooner."

OpenRG v2.1 is available today for vendors developing residential gateways and broadband access devices and supports leading CPU architectures including MIPS, ARM, x86 and XScale. For more information please contact Jungo at openrg@jungo.com

About Jungo
Jungo Software Technologies develops the OpenRG residential gateway software platform that enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) such as residential gateways, SOHO gateways and IADs to market quickly. Jungo also provides software development tools for embedded systems and telephony applications, which have millions of installations in the market to date. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taipei, Taiwan and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo is backed by strong venture funding including Telesoft Partners, as well as strategic investors including Infineon Ventures and Intel Communications Fund.

Jungo and OpenRG are trademarks of Jungo Software Technologies Inc.

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