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BEADLENET INTRODUCES SOHO2000,
ALL-IN-ONE INTERNET-SHARING, FIREWALL & NETWORKING SOLUTION FOR THE SMALL
OFFICE/HOME OFFICE

Securely Share High-Speed Internet Access Via Cable, xDSL, Leased Line or ISDN.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.-, April 27, 1999 BeadleNet L.L.C., a premier
provider of secure Internet and networking solutions for the Small
Office/Home Office (SOHO) and Small/Medium Business (SMB) markets,
announces the SOHO2000 Series of affordable router/firewalls. The BeadleNet
SOHO2000 offers a complete, all-in-one solution for users wanting to
connect multiple computers together and to the Internet with total
security. The product features an integrated 4-port hub for users
networking needs; firewall technology, which provides security from
Internet hackers; and router functions for sharing Internet access.

With support for high-speed Internet access through Digital Subscriber
Lines (DSL)/cable modems, and leased line/ISDN modem/routers, the SOHO2000
enables all computers on the network to simultaneously access the Internet
at speeds up to 100 times faster than analog modems. Internet technology
is better utilized over faster connections, said Chuck Gamer, BeadleNet
president. Businesses and households can cut costs on such things as
travel and long distance phone calls by using video conferencing and
Internet telephony or streaming video and audio, while the faster
download/upload times help increase productivity since online wait times
are greatly reduced with the increased speed.

In a recent report published by the Yankee Group, a leading industry
research firm, the number of U.S. households subscribing to high-speed
Internet access will grow from fewer than one-half million today to 7
million by 2002; and as many as 1.44 million business customers will
subscribe to xDSL services by 2002. In parallel, research from Kinetic
Strategies Inc. predicts the number of cable modem subscribers to be
approximately 3.2 million by 2002.

This product will change the way home and small/medium businesses use the
Internet," said Gamer. No longer will cost discourage small-to-medium size
networks from utilizing the benefits of shared, secure, high-speed access.

High-speed Internet access provides users with a continuous 24-hour
connection. Though convenient and faster, this always on connection can
leave unsecured computers open to Internet hackers. The SOHO2000 utilizes
Stateful Packet Inspection technology, which filters all messages traveling
between the Internet and computers on the network. Incoming packets only
pass through to the private network if their state corresponds to a users
request. This prevents unexpected packets from ever reaching the private
side of the firewall.

Utilizing Internet Protocol (IP) routing for Internet sharing, the SOHO2000
supports Network Address Translation (NAT) and Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) technologies. NAT allows a single IP address to be shared
by multiple computers, while DHCP enables IP addresses to be assigned to
computers on the network when needed, automatically configuring the
communication between them and the Internet Service Provider (ISP). Features

BeadleNets SOHO2000 offers four Ethernet RJ-45 ports for direct connection
of up to four computers to the unit. However, by using cross over cables,
each port can be uplinked to additional hubs or switches to support more
users on the network. The product supports Windows 95/98/NT/2000, Macintosh
and Unix-based systems, and web browsers Internet Explorer or Netscape
Navigator. The SOHO2000 is available in four versions with varying features
including:

Expanded User Licenses - SOHO20000 offers software support for up to 25
computers.

Configurable or Non-Configurable Firewall - Configurable firewall allows
for Web/FTP server hosting or remote access to individual computers on the
network.

Hacker Attack Denial of Service - SOHO2000 protects against Ping of
Death, LAND Attack and IP Spoofing.

Web Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - Ensures added security for hosting a
Web/FTP server with its own assigned IP address.

Bandwidth Management - (Additional Option) Allows bandwidth to be adapted
to each computers needs.

Usage Accounting - (Additional Option) Allows usage tracking for
individuals or the whole network.

Hacker Attack Control Software - (Additional Option) A tracking
system which generates activity report logs.

Virtual Private Network (VPN) - (Additional Option) Provides a secure
private network between offices over the Internet.

With an easy, interactive, browser-based installation, the SOHO2000
automatically detects operating system and web browser for each computer,
then provides the user with a tailor-made installation guide. Utilizing
customer feedback, the SOHO2000 installation guides and help pages are
continuously updated on the BeadleSoft software support web site. Users are
automatically taken directly to any updated areas on the site during the
installation. The product also automatically detects any outdated software
housed internally and proposes free maintenance upgrades via the BeadleSoft
software user interface.

Service & Support

BeadleNet offers three versions of the SOHO2000 with various
BeadleSoft software user interface features available upon purchase or
through a feature-rich, online software upgrades catalog. The BeadleSoft
software user interface automatically detects the existing features,
capabilities, and update status of each unit. Users are then offered
customized recommendations on version upgrades, free maintenance upgrades
or new features for purchase that are available for that specific unit.
BeadleNet offers:
2-Year, limited manufacturers warranty
Free maintenance upgrades for the life of the product
Free 90-day version upgrades
Free 90-day technical support through a 24-hour/7-day toll-free
technical support line

Pricing & Availability
The BeadleNet SOHO2000 Series is now available through BeadleNets
reseller, direct mail and distribution partners in North America. The
BeadleNet SOHO2000 is priced as follows:
SOHO2000 4B (4-users) $349 MSRP
SOHO2000 4P (4-user w/ configurable firewall) $399 MSRP
SOHO2000 10P (10-users with configurable firewall and Web
DMZ support)
$655.00 MSRP
SOHO2000 25P (25-users with configurable firewall and Web
DMZ support)
$850.00 MSRP

About BeadleNet

BeadleNet, L.L.C. is a premier provider of secure Internet and networking
solutions that are designed to meet the changing technology needs of small
and medium businesses and households with multiple computers. BeadleNets
mission is to provide affordable, effortless solutions that are high in
quality, rich in features and backed by premium service and support.
Located in Laguna Hills, Calif., BeadleNet is a subsidiary of Productivity
Enhancement Products (PEP), a leading edge engineering firm with an
impressive record of engineering ingenuity. PEP was recently honored as a
winner of the 1998 Orange Coast Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the
fastest growing technology companies in Orange County and San Diego,
sponsored by Deloitte & Touche.

Information on BeadleNet and its products can be obtained by
calling toll-free (877)-7BEADLE (723-2353) or (949) 348-4216; email at
info@beadlenet.com; or by visiting the company web site at
www.beadlenet.com.
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BeadleNet Introduces the Biz2000,
Rack Mountable Internet-Sharing, Firewall & Networking Solution for
Small/Medium Businesses

Securely Share High-Speed Internet Access Via Cable, DSL, Leased Line or
ISDN At The Lowest Cost Per Seat On The Market

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.-, July 26, 1999 BeadleNet L.L.C., a premier
provider of secure Internet and networking solutions for the Small
Office/Home Office (SOHO) and Small/Medium Business (SMB) markets,
announces the BIZ2000 Series of affordable router/firewall products. The
BeadleNet BIZ2000 is the next product in a family of complete, all-in-one
solutions for users wanting to connect multiple computers together and to
the Internet with total security. The BIZ2000 features an integrated 4-port
hub for users networking needs; firewall technology, which provides
security from Internet hackers; and router functions for sharing Internet
access housed in a sturdy rack mountable chassis.

With support for high-speed Internet access through Digital Subscriber
Lines (DSL)/cable modems, and leased line/ISDN modem/routers, the BIZ2000
enables all computers on the network to simultaneously access the Internet
at speeds up to 100 times faster than analog modems.

The BIZ2000 provides small and medium business with the lowest cost per
seat for sharing high speed Internet access among multiple computers
averaging just $12.00 per user," said Chuck Gamer, president of BeadleNet.
"BeadleNet offers professional-level security, high performance and
exceptional flexibility in a complete solution that helps significantly
reduce the cost of providing Internet access to an entire office." In a
recent report published by the Yankee Group, a leading industry research
firm, as many as 1.44 million business customers will subscribe to xDSL
services by 2002. In parallel, research from Kinetic Strategies Inc.
predicts the number of cable modem subscribers to be approximately 3.2
million by 2002.

The BIZ2000 is ideal for small to mid-sized offices, corporate workgroups
and satellite offices. Supporting advanced SNMP-II (simple network
management protocol), the BIZ2000 can be configured to centrally manage the
network, allowing for performance viewing of each computer within the
firewall. With its configurable firewall, the BIZ2000 and the entire
network can also be managed and configured from a remote location.

High-speed Internet access provides users with a continuous 24-hour
connection. Though convenient and faster, this always on connection can
leave unsecured computers open to Internet hackers. The BIZ2000 utilizes
Stateful Packet Inspection technology, which filters all messages traveling
between the Internet and computers on the network. Incoming packets only
pass through to the private network if their state corresponds to a users
request. This prevents unexpected packets from ever reaching the private
side of the firewall.

Utilizing Internet Protocol (IP) routing for Internet sharing, the BIZ2000
supports Network Address Translation (NAT) and Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) technologies. NAT allows a single IP address to be shared
by multiple computers, while DHCP enables IP addresses to be assigned to
computers on the network when needed, automatically configuring the
communication between them and the Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Features

BeadleNets BIZ2000 offers four Ethernet RJ-45 ports for direct connection
of up to four computers to the unit. However, by using cross over cables,
each port can be uplinked to additional hubs or switches to support more
users on the network. The product supports Windows 95/98/NT/2000, Macintosh
and Unix-based systems, and web browsers Internet Explorer or Netscape
Navigator.

The BIZ2000 is available in two versions with varying features including:
Expanded User Licenses - Software support for up to 50 users or for
unlimited users.
Configurable Firewall - Configurable firewall allows for Web/FTP server
hosting or remote access to individual computers on the network.
Hacker Attack Denial of Service - Protects against Ping of Death, LAND
Attack and IP Spoofing.
Web Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - Ensures added security for hosting a
Web/FTP server with its own assigned IP address.
Bandwidth Management - (Optional Feature) Allows bandwidth to be adapted
to each computers needs.
Usage Accounting - (Optional Feature) Allows usage tracking for
individuals or the whole network.
Hacker Attack Control Software - (Optional Feature) A tracking
system which generates activity report logs.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) - (Optional Feature) Provides a secure
private network between offices over the Internet.

With an easy, interactive, browser-based installation, the BIZ2000
automatically detects operating system and Web browser for each computer,
then provides the user with a tailor-made installation guide. Utilizing
customer feedback, the BIZ2000 installation guides and help pages are
continuously updated on the BeadleSoft software support Web site. Users are
automatically taken directly to any updated areas on the site during the
installation. The product also automatically detects any outdated software
housed internally and proposes free maintenance upgrades via the BeadleSoft
software user interface.

Service & Support

BeadleNet offers two versions of the BIZ2000 with various
BeadleSoft software user interface features available upon purchase or
through a feature-rich, online software upgrades catalog. The BeadleSoft
software user interface automatically detects the existing features,
capabilities, and update status of each unit. Users are then offered
customized recommendations on version upgrades, free maintenance upgrades
or new features for purchase that are available for that specific unit.
BeadleNet offers:

2-Year, limited manufacturers warranty Free maintenance
upgrades for the life of the product Free 90-day version upgrades
Free 90-day technical support through a 24-hour/7-day toll-free
technical support line

Pricing & Availability

The BeadleNet BIZ2000 Series is available immediately through
BeadleNets

reseller, direct mail and distribution partners in North America.
Manufacturers suggested retail price for up to 50 users is $895.00 while
the unlimited user version will be priced at $1,250.00.

About BeadleNet

BeadleNet, L.L.C. is a premier provider of secure Internet and networking
solutions that are designed to meet the changing technology needs of small
and medium businesses and households with multiple computers. BeadleNets
mission is to provide affordable, effortless solutions that are high in
quality, rich in features and backed by premium service and support.
Located in Laguna Hills, Calif., BeadleNet is a subsidiary of Productivity
Enhancement Products (PEP), a leading edge engineering firm with an
impressive record of engineering ingenuity. PEP was recently honored as a
winner of the 1998 Orange Coast Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the
fastest growing technology companies in Orange County and San Diego,
sponsored by Deloitte & Touche.

Information on BeadleNet and its products can be obtained by
calling toll-free (877)-7BEADLE
(723-2353) or (949) 348-4216; email at info@beadlenet.com; or by visiting
the company web site at www.beadlenet.com.

 
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