equinux teamed up with SonicWALL to simplify configuration of VPN
5.2 helps to lower administration and support costs for SonicWALL gateways
South San Francisco, USA / Munich, Germany – April 29th 2008: equinux today
released VPN Tracker 5.2, an update of its market leading IPsec based VPN
Client for Mac OS X. equinux teamed up with SonicWALL to reduce
administration costs and make the configuration of VPN connections with
SonicWALL’s gateways as simple as possible.
VPN Tracker 5.2 now incorporates Simple Client Provisioning for SonicWALL’s
gateway firmware. VPN deployment and management are almost effortless using
Client Policy Provisioning, which enables VPN Tracker to download VPN
configuration data directly from the VPN gateway. Users just have to enter
in a domain name or IP address. The VPN configuration policy is
automatically downloaded from the VPN gateway and the connection is
enabled. SonicWALL provides client provisioning for VPN Tracker with its
SonicOS Standard 3.9 or higher which is shipped with its SMB solution line
starting with TZ 180; and SonicOS enhanced 4.0 or higher which is shipped
with the current PRO and NSA lines. Simple Client Provisioning for
SonicWALL is available in VPN Tracker 5.2 Professional edition.
“We are thrilled to instantly ease up the usability of VPN Tracker and even
attract more clients by working together with SonicWALL. It was never as
comfortable as yet to setup a virtual private network with VPN Tracker with
less configuration costs for several users,” says equinux-CTO Ortwin Gentz.
“The cooperation with SonicWALL allows VPN Tracker users to benefit
immediately from two strong partners.”
“The equinux and SonicWALL offerings in combination create a compelling
solution and meet our requirement of practical efficacy in solutions,” said
Steve Franzese, Vice President of Marketing, SonicWALL. “As networks become
more dispersed, security needs to be armed at the edge as well as from the
inside out. Through this collaboration, customers easily to maintain the
highest levels of security on every network segment without imposing a
price penalty for premium performance.”
About SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL is committed to improving the performance and productivity of
businesses of all sizes by engineering the cost and complexity out of
running a secure network. Over one million SonicWALL appliances have been
shipped through its global network of ten thousand channel partners to keep
tens of millions of worldwide business computer users safe and in control
of their data. SonicWALL’s award-winning solutions include network
security, secure remote access, content security, backup and recovery, and
policy and management technology. For more information, visit the company
web site at (http://www.sonicwall.com/).
equinux (www.equinux.com), located in San Mateo, CA (USA) and headquartered
in Munich, Germany, develops and distributes successful Mac solutions for
professionals and consumers alike. Today users from all over the world rely
on equinux’ award-winning and trusted applications. The business solution
VPN Tracker is the market-leading VPN client for the Mac OS X Platform.
iSale, equinux’ successful eBay auctioning solution won several Apple
Design Awards, and currently represents the 2006 winner in the most
competitive category “Best Mac OS X User Experience”.