Jungo Provides Residential Gateway Solution for Intel

9/4/2002 - Jungo Software Technologies, a leading provider of residential gateway software and technologies, announced availability of its OpenRG software for the Intel® IXP425 network processor family, to speed development of advanced integrated access devices (IAD), routers, and residential and SOHO gateways. Intel has designed a development platform that combined with Jungo's software, provides system vendors with a "turnkey" solution to cost-effectively develop and deploy broadband-based home and business applications. Jungo will demonstrate the new solution at the upcoming Intel development Forum (IDF) Fall 2002, September 9-12 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Jungo has tailored and optimized it's OpenRG flagship product for the IXP425 network processor, offering Intel's customers a highly integrated software platform for DSL and cable gateways/routers, CableHome gateways, IADs, Wireless access points and Home and SOHO/ROBO gateways. SOHOware, powering over 1 million North American broadband subscribers, has chosen to integrate OpenRG into its new BroadGuard Multimedia Gateway (BMG), and will be first to market with products based on OpenRG for IXP425.

"Following the successful cooperation with Jungo on the Intel® IXP225 and IXP220 network processors, Jungo is now adding Linux-based residential gateway software to the Intel IXP425 network processor family," said Steve Price, general manager of Intel's Integrated Access Business Unit "Jungo's OpenRG complements Intel's new line of network processors by utilizing available 'processor headroom' for a variety of rich software services and networking applications."

"SOHOware has chosen Jungo's OpenRG on the Intel IXP425 network processor for its next generation of residential and small and medium business networking solutions, now going into limited production." said Yong Ho Son, SOHOware's vice president of technology. "OpenRG is an excellent platform that enabled us to quickly bring to market advanced gateways that support the emerging applications required by broadband service providers and subscribers alike."

"Jungo is providing equipment manufacturers with a turnkey, highly integrated, vertical solution for developing robust broadband access devices based on the Intel IXP425 network processor," stated Ofer Vilenski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jungo Software Technologies. "We are pleased to see customers like SOHOware bringing to market robust products, utilizing the benefits of the solution."

Pricing and Availability
OpenRG for the IXP425 network processor family is available from Jungo.

About OpenRG
OpenRG is a scalable suite of software infrastructure and technologies that OEMs require in order to bring residential gateways / IADs to market. OpenRG leverages a wide range of compelling broadband-based applications and services - and includes the drivers, operating system, and remote management capabilities. OpenRG delivers a set of highly integrated applications and services required for the home and small office such as: home networking (HomePNA, wireless LAN - 802.11b, Bluetooth), network security (Stateful Packet Inspection), Virtual Private Networking (VPN), remote management (web and SNMP based) and remote update capabilities.

About SOHOware (www.sohoware.com)
SOHOware was founded in 1990 and its innovations have paced development of the home networking industry since 1996 when it introduced the first personal network products. In partnership with broadband service and solution providers, the company today is driving mainstream adoption of next generation residential and office networks with a system architecture that addresses end-to-end, life-cycle solutions for delivery and management of shared Internet access, multimedia applications and personalized services. More than 1 million North American broadband subscribers are powered by SOHOware wired and wireless networking products.

About Jungo (www.jungo.com)
Jungo Software Technologies develops the residential gateway software platform called OpenRG, which 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 Sunnyvale, California 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.

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