FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ashley Laurent Releases Mac OS Version of VPCom VPN Client Software for OEM
and Enterprise Customers, Names Neon Software Enterprise Distributor
Comprehensive OEM Product Line now includes Windows, Mac OS, and Embedded
operating system support
AUSTIN, March 27, 2001 - Ashley Laurent, a market leader in network
security solutions, has released its VPCom VPN client software for the
Macintosh platform. Built upon the VPCom 2.6 client for Windows, the VPN
client of choice for IBM and other manufacturers, the new client offers
secure, IPSec compliant remote access for Mac OS users.
Ashley Laurent has also partnered with Neon Software Inc. to provide the
VPN clients to customers who require a robust, hardware independent VPN
Client solution for their extranet business needs. Neon Software will offer
both the Mac OS and Windows clients as stand-alone solutions to enterprise
With this new offering, Ashley Laurent has expanded its OEM software
lineup. Ashley Laurent's complete OEM Network Security Solution for the
semiconductor and CPE industry includes:
Multi-function Firewall for Windows and VxWorks
IPSec Compliant VPN for Windows, Macintosh, and VxWorks
Bandwidth control for Windows and VxWorks
"Mac users have been looking a long time for a full-featured IPSec
compliant VPN client," said Jeff Goodwin, CEO of Ashley Laurent. "By
providing this client, Ashley Laurent is able to provide a complete
security package to OEMs that is not available from any other vendor."
"By partnering with Ashley Laurent, Neon Software is able to provide an
enterprise-wide solution to the Macintosh user community," said Michael
Swan, President of Neon Software. "These VPN clients bring an important
security function to the Mac OS platform."
Ashley Laurent's VPN software is available directly from Ashley Laurent for
OEM customers and through Neon Software for enterprise customers.
About Neon Software, Inc.
Neon Software, founded in 1989, is a privately held California corporation
based in Lafayette, California. The company develops intelligent software
tools in the Neon Network Management Series, products that help improve
computer network design and operation. Neon Software offers an entire
series of network management products including LANsurveyor, the network
mapping, managing and reporting application, NetMinder Ethernet, a
software-only protocol analyzer and CyberGauge, the Internet Bandwidth
Management application. For more information call (925) 283-9771 or visit
About Ashley Laurent
Ashley Laurent, founded in 1992, is a leading provider of software
platforms, modules and integration services to the Broadband, Network
Security and embedded device industries. The Company offers integrated
solutions and individual components as an OEM, technology licenser and
strategic partner. Ashley Laurent provides software for CPE equipment
including Cable and xDSL as well as Wireless and other gateway and IADs
(Integrated Access Devices). Our solutions address many of the requirements
of Enterprise, SOHO, ROBO and Residential applications. Ashley Laurent Inc.
is a privately held corporation in Austin, Texas. For more information call
(512) 322-0676 or visit www.ashleylaurent.com.