Jungo Provides Turnkey Home/SOHO Gateway Solutions for Conexant CX821xx Home Network Processors

9/12/2002 - Jungo Software Technologies, a leading provider of residential gateway software and technologies, announced the availability of Jungo's OpenRG residential gateway software, optimized for the Conexant CX821xx home network processors (HNP), delivering cost-effective, turnkey system solutions, for developers of residential and small office/home office (SOHO) gateways.

Jungo has ported and optimized its Linux-based OpenRG software for the Conexant CX821xx development boards, providing customers with pre-integrated, hardware and software residential gateway platforms, per the agreement between the companies. The platform features a wide range of broadband-based applications and services such as IP sharing, home networking, network security (Stateful Packet Inspection), virtual private networking (VPN), remote management (web and SNMP-based), Universal Plug and Play and remote update capabilities.

"Conexant offers a family of cost-effective network processors that have the processing power to run a business-class firewall, giving OEMs and ODMs the ability to provide high-quality security products at affordable prices," said Nick Burd, director of DSL products for Conexant's Broadband Communications Segment for Conexant. "The compact, high-performance OpenRG software best utilizes the silicon capabilities to provide our customers a competitive edge in developing high-quality broadband applications such as routers, firewalls, switches and broadband gateways."

"Conexant offers a comprehensive line of chipsets for DSL modem and router manufacturers. The combination of Jungo's extensive networking and security software offering with Conexant's HNP is an attractive choice for developers of broadband access devices," Said Ofer Vilenski, Jungo Software Technology's president and CEO.

"Building on the successful support for the industry-leading ARM7TDMI® core, Jungo's OpenRG support of the ARM940TTM core, reinforces both companies' commitment to enable OEMs to quickly and efficiently bring ARM® core-based residential gateway solutions to market," said Denise Kerstein, segment manager, Networking, ARM.

Based on a high-performance ARM940T core, the CX821xx includes a dedicated, high-speed memory bus, USB port, expansion bus, various GPIO's and timers and two 10/100 Ethernet MACs. The Conexant CX821xx DSL-ready HNP adds serial interface to an xDSL datapump. In combining all these features on a single chip, the CX821xx provides a cost-effective solution for residential/SOHO gateways, firewalls and DSL/IP routers.

Jungo's OpenRG is a residential gateway software platform that enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring broadband Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) such as Residential Gateways, SOHO Gateways and Integrated Access Devices (IADs) to market quickly.

Pricing and Availability
OpenRG software can be licensed from Jungo. For more information please contact: Jungo at openrg@jungo.com. Evaluation copies of OpenRG for the Conexant CX821xx are also available from Conexant sales offices worldwide. For more information please contact: Conexant at sales@conexant.com

About Jungo (www.jungo.com)
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.

ARM and ARM7TDMI are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. ARM940T is a trademark of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. "ARM" is used to represent ARM Holdings plc (LSE: ARM and Nasdaq: ARMHY); its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM INC.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan; ARM France SAS; and ARM China.

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