Netgear Selects iGateway EX SecureSME for ProSafe VPN Firewall Routers

2/18/2005 - Intoto, a leading provider of integrated security, wireless and voice software platforms to networking equipment manufacturers, announced that its iGateway EX SecureSME software platform has been deployed by NETGEAR®, a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, in their recently announced NETGEAR ProSafe routers ProSafeTM VPN Firewall 200 (FVX538) and the ProSafeTM VPN Firewall 50 (FVS338) for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). With Intoto’s advanced iGateway EX SecureSME software, these NETGEAR ProSafe routers deliver comprehensive enterprise-class network security solutions to support main offices, remote sites and branch offices up to 250 users.

Intoto’s iGateway EX SecureSME software platform supports high-performance security and routing features that support business-class applications such as server hosting, video-conferencing, and sophisticated routing schemes. It fully meets the current security requirements for protecting the data, applications and gateways in the corporate networks and caters for new/emerging applications with minimal management and maintenance. Its ICSA Labs certified firewall module provides stateful packet inspection, content filtering, protection from internal attacks, Web traffic redirection and Web-based configuration.

“NETGEAR’s iGateway implementation is a perfect example of how organizations that needs to enter new markets quickly can use our turnkey software to immediately compete with established vendors,” said Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing at Intoto. “The iGateway product set provides the latest firewall and security functionality in a package that quickly and easily integrates with an existing hardware platform.”

“In targeting the SME market with business-class products, we needed a software solution that would allow us to successfully compete in a market with established vendors, but also one that allowed us to get to market quickly,” said Kevin Allan, director of product management and marketing for business products at NETGEAR. “Intoto was able to supply us with a complete software solution that immediately put us at the leading edge of SME products. The iGateway platform provides the security and routing functionality that quickly enabled us to deliver an SME product that was superior to the incumbent products in this category.”

The new NETGEAR’s VPN firewall ProSafeTM VPN Firewall 200 (FVX538) and the ProSafeTM VPN Firewall 50 (FVS338) routers that use iGateway EX SecureSME software platform are feature-rich network security solutions that combine VPN, stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall connectivity, quality of service (QoS), and SNMP for centralized management. The ProSafe VPN Firewall 200 (FX538) can support up to 200 simultaneous VPN end-point tunnels and the ProSafe VPN Firewall 50 can support up to 50 VPN end-point tunnels. Both solutions also include 3DES and AES IPsec encryption, providing robust network protection for small-to-medium enterprises with remote sites.

Intoto plans to provide software upgrades to include optional anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware policy enforcement, SSL VPN functionality and a robust intrusion prevention system, IntruProTM, for the ProSafe security product line.

About Intoto
Intoto is the leading software Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) of integrated security, wireless and voice software platforms for networking and communications equipment. Intoto has more than 100 designs with high-volume global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) serving the residential, small business, and enterprise markets. Intoto's complete, integrated software platform solutions, which support all major hardware platforms and operating systems, enable OEMs to reduce development costs and speed time-to-market for faster return on investment and increased market share. Intoto boasts in excess of 1 million installations of its technology in U.S., European and Asia-Pacific markets. Founded in 1998, Intoto is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Intoto research and development center is based in Hyderabad and Chennai, India. More information is available at

IntruPro, ParentalCQ, and Accelerate Innovation are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intoto, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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