Jungo OpenRG Powers SMC's EZ Connect Wireless Cable Modem Router

6/18/2004 - Jungo® Software Technologies' WinDriverTM a leading provider of residential gateway software, announced that its OpenRG software is being deployed in SMC's EZ ConnectTM Wireless Cable Modem Router, SMC8013WG. The EZ ConnectTM Wireless Cable Modem Router recently received CableHomeTM 1.1 certification from CableLabs® assuring customers with network reliability, interoperability and security.

"Jungo's OpenRG CableHomeTM 1.1 -based software and global support has allowed us to bring to market a highly innovative product in a short time frame," said Daniel McRaney, Product Manager/ Broadband Division at SMC. "By incorporating Jungo's software, SMC can now offer a CableHome 1.1 certified cable modem with enhanced features such as SPI Firewall protection, VPN support, remote management, and remote upgrade capabilities."

The SMC EZ Connect Wireless Cable Modem Router (SMC8013WG) combines DOCSIS® 1.1 cable connectivity, an integrated 4-port switch and an 802.11g access point in one device to securely distribute broadband connectivity throughout the home or office. The SMC8013WG Wireless Cable Modem Router is available to end-users through their cable operators.

"SMC's new EZ-Connect Wireless Cable Modem powered by Jungo's OpenRG is a great product for MSOs and end-consumers. It offers Broadband connectivity, wired and wireless home/office networking, high security level and managed networking services," said Udi Yuhjtman, VP Business Development at Jungo. "Furthermore, the SMC8013WG's CableHomeTM 1.1 certification assures customers that they are receiving a standards-compliant and highly interoperable cable modem router product."

About OpenRG
OpenRG is a scalable suite of software technologies that provides customer premise equipment (CPE) vendors with the infrastructure needed to bring residential gateways, wireless access points and integrated access devices (IADs) to market faster. OpenRG includes an optimized Linux-based operating system, optional VxWorks support, communication and routing protocols, network security (Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall), wireless LAN security, Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Universal Plug and Play, web-based management, remote upgrade capabilities, support for CableHomeTM-based devices and a wide range of home networking applications.

About Jungo Software Technologies
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading supplier of residential gateway software solutions, driver development tools and hardware access applications. Jungo offers integrated reference designs with several of the most influential global silicon vendors, enabling its customers to simplify device development cycles, improve performance and accelerate time to market. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taiwan and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo's investors include TeleSoft Partners, Conexant, Infineon Ventures and Intel Communications Fund.

CableHome and CableLabs are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. Jungo's OpenRG is a trademark of Jungo Software Technologies Inc.

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