Novell and equinux team up to provide VPN connectivity for the
Boston / Munich – March 22, 2004: As the Novell BrainShare conference
kicks off, equinux, the market-leading VPN software vendor for Mac,
today announced compatibility with Novell BorderManager 3.8. The
partnership enables remote Mac users in Novell network environments to
establish secure connections, using VPN Tracker.
Novell BorderManager includes firewall and VPN technologies to
safeguard networks from potential internal and external threats. By
operating a Novell BorderManager environment combined with equinux VPN
Tracker, as a remote VPN client for Mac, heterogeneous networks now
have a complete network protection tool.
"Novell is pleased to announce its collaboration with equinux for
connecting remote Mac users and offering a complete VPN setup",
said Frank Auger, Novell vice president, secure identity management
product marketing and management. "Now employees working from
remote locations on Macs can access files, email applications and
databases over the Internet."
Given the fact that software is increasingly exposed to a wide range
of vulnerability threats, comprehensive network protection is
critical. Novell and equinux provide certificate management user
authentication, X.509 certificates, to assure military-grade security
and large scalability for enterprise usage. "Combining Novell
BorderManager and equinux VPN Tracker ensures your information is as
secure as it can get", explains Ortwin Gentz, CTO of equinux.
"By supporting IPSec, the open industry standard for VPNs,
equinux and Novell offer Mac users a seamless and easy way to get
connected to Novell-based networks."
Pricing and availability
Novell BorderManager 3.8 is now available for $40 per user through
Novell channel partners. Upgrade pricing for BorderManager 3.8 is
available to current customers and those migrating from competitive
products. VPN Tracker can be purchased from the equinux website, and
from authorized VPN Tracker consultants worldwide. Pricing starts at
$89.90 for a single Personal Edition license, the Professional Edition
version is $199.90. For multiple licenses equinux offers volume
Founded in 1998, with offices in Munich and Boston, equinux is the
worldwide leader of VPN and UPS management software for the Mac OS X
platform. equinux is famous for VPN Tracker, that provides secure
networking for Mac users, and for APC Tracker, that controls
uninterruptible power supplies connected to a Mac server.
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