Equinux (http://www.equinux.com) has released VPN Tracker 7.0, the newest version of its IPSec-based VPN client for Mac OS X. Key features of VPN Tracker 7 are Network Scanner, Accounting and an even easier rollout and license management.

VPN Tracker simplifies the roll-out of VPN software through a licensing and deployment system, according to equinux CEO Till Schadde. The Mail based software distribution automatically creates a special disk images that includes the correct edition of VPN Tracker, a pre-configured Secure Desktop and VPN Connection as well as the software-license. The software distribution is based on a voucher-system that makes licensing VPN Tracker child’s play.

VPN Tracker is available in three editions. Existing VPN Tracker customers can purchase an upgrade to VPN Tracker 7 starting at US$49.90. Full versions start at $99.90. VPN Tracker Protection Plan members can upgrade to VPN Tracker 7 free of charge.