11/19/2004 - Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN) and Jungo Software Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of home/SOHO and SMB gateway software, announced a partnership that offers a turnkey gateway-level email filtering solution that service providers can easily offer to home and small business customers. The partnership combines the Aladdin eSafe proactive content security solution with the Jungo OpenRG software platform for Home, SOHO and SMB broadband access devices.
Low-cost, Powerful Protection Service for End Users
Home and small business users gain a secure, enterprise-quality email experience featuring a leading email filter otherwise available only to large organizations. Through a simple registration process, customers can activate this unmatched protection at the click of a button, immediately receiving anti-virus and email filtering protection, as well as automatic updates, with no performance loss.
Additional Opportunities for Service Providers and CPE Vendors
The Jungo-Aladdin offering provides monthly revenue opportunities for OEMs, service providers and CPE vendors. This subscription-based service requires no up-front investment and can be immediately deployed and marketed to the customer base. For CPE vendors, the solution is integrated within Jungo OpenRG, requiring only simple upgrades for existing OpenRG-based devices.
"Organizations and individuals are exposed to high risk every time they send or receive an e-mail. Those risks include viruses, worms, spam and non-productive content", said Shimon Gruper, Vice President of Technologies, Aladdin eSafe Business Unit. "We are happy to partner with Jungo and together provide a platform to deliver effective e-mail filtering services for home users and the small business that eliminates the need for IT specialists and costly investment in equipment and software licensing."
The unique solution requires no software installation, does not affect throughput and has minimal memory and CPU requirements. eSafe blocks unsolicited spam, and employs state-of- the-art virus detection schemes that are updated on an hourly basis. Protection measures are also enforced using eSafe's Content Inspection Engine using proactive technologies that provide preemptive protection against new and unknown viruses.
"Jungo is continuing to provide leading edge bundled services that create new revenue opportunities for our customers", said Derry Shribman, Chief Technology Officer, Jungo's Software Technologies. "The Aladdin Jungo solution provides OEMs and ODMs fully integrated service that can be added to existing or to new devices powered by OpenRG with out effecting performance or bill of materials."
About Jungo Software Technologies
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading provider of digital home and office networking software. Jungo offers integrated reference designs for home and SOHO gateways, storage devices, wireless and VoIP gateways enabling customers to simplify development cycles and provide the most innovative and cost effective home and office networking equipment. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taiwan, USA and UK and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo's investors include Conexant Systems, Infineon Ventures, Intel Communications Fund, Partech International and Telesoft Partners. Find out more at www.jungo.com.
About OpenRG OpenRG is a scalable suite of software technologies that provides customer premise equipment (CPE) vendors with the infrastructure needed to bring to market Home, SOHO and SMB gateways. OpenRG significantly simplifies development cycles, improves product performance and accelerates time-to-market with new revenue generating services. OpenRG includes an optimized Linux-based operating system, optional VxWorks support, communication and routing protocols, network security (Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall), wireless LAN security (802.1x, RADIUS client, WPA) Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Universal Plug and Play, web-based management, remote upgrade capabilities, support for CableHome 1.1-based devices and a wide range of home networking applications.
About Aladdin eSafe
The Aladdin eSafe solution features high-performance, proactive content inspection that stops threats and increases employee productivity while reducing the load on corporate bandwidth. eSafe received Software Development Magazine's 2004 Productivity Award and was picked as PC Magazine's Editors' Choice in 2002 and as "Best Product of 2002 (Networking Category)." The eSafe product suite includes eSafe Gateway, eSafe Mail, as well as an Advanced Anti-Spam Module and new application filtering technology known as AppliFilterTM. For more information on eSafe, visit http://www.eAladdin.com/eSafe.
About Aladdin Knowledge Systems
Aladdin (NASDAQ: ALDN) is a leader in digital security, providing solutions for software digital rights management and Internet security since 1985. Serving more than 30,000 customers worldwide, Aladdin products include: the USB-based eTokenTM device for strong user authentication and e-commerce security; the eSafe® line of integrated content security solutions that protect networks against malicious, inappropriate and nonproductive Internet-borne content; and the HASP® family of hardware- and software-based products that flexibly protect, license and distribute software and intellectual property. Visit the Aladdin Web site at www.eAladdin.com.
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