Wipro Home Gateways Software Solution is now VPNC Certified

Wipro VPN Router is a complete, full featured, performance optimized, Linux based software solution for the product OEMs and Silicon Vendors.

June 23, 2003

Wipro Technologies (NYSE:WIT), a leading provider of Home Gateway software solutions today announced that it's VPN Router Solution has been certified by the Virtual Private Network Consortium (VPNC) for Basic and Rekey conformance. Wipro VPN Router is a complete, full featured, performance optimized, Linux based software solution for the product OEMs and Silicon Vendors. It has a fully integrated network security software solution with NAT, stateful inspection Firewall, and Virtual Private Networking (IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP), with provisioning, remote management, logging, and configuration capabilities.

Wipro VPN Router solution successfully passed the VPNC testing for Basic, and Rekeying conformance. Wipro VPN Router Solution has completely passed the rigorous tests of VPNC and is now one of the few network security solutions in the world to be VPNC certified. For more information on VPNC conformance testing visit: http://www.vpnc.org/conformance.html.

"We are very pleased that our VPN Router Solution is now VPNC certified," said Mr Ramesh Emani, Chief Executive of Embedded and Internet Access Solutions Division of Wipro Technologies. "This VPNC certification accelerates time -to -market for our customers building secured VPN gateway equipments. OEMs and CPE manufacturers can immediately leverage our certified products to jumpstart the development of their security products. "

Wipro VPN Router Solution is pre -ported to industry standard reference designs from leading silicon vendors and hence is optimized for performance in terms of Memory Foot Print Usage and CPU MIPS consumption. Reference Implementation is currently available on Embedded Linux Operating System on platforms like Intel IXP425, Toshiba TX4927 and Motorola MPC857, MPC852 platforms

"We are pleased that Wipro has achieved both the Basic Conformance and Rekeying Conformance logos" said Paul Hoffman, director of the VPN Consortium. "This shows a real commitment from Wipro to working with the long -established IPsec standard for VPNs."

About Wipro Home Gateway software solution
Wipro Home Gateway is a complete software solution, addressing the end -to -end needs of Home Gateway devices. The solution is compatible with embedded Linux operating system and is currently available on hardware platforms like IXP425, MPC857, MPC850, MPC852, and TX4927. It provides a lot of APIs for the equipment vendor to build various applications over it. This software is based on open standards like IETF RFCs, IEEE Standards, CableHome, PacketCable, DSL Forum, ATM Forum, and UPNP etc. and is easily customizable. It gives OEMs, a complete solution, one designed to meet most their needs not just now but in the future also. The software solution can be used for sharing broadband Internet connection, home files and device sharing, in -home wireless LAN connectivity, IP Telephony (Voice Over IP), Virtual Private Network connectivity, video on demand, and for home security and surveillance applications. Wipro Home Gateway software solutions along with Wipro's strong design services will be a one stop shop for all OEMs product roll out requirements.
For more information please visit www.wipro.com/homenet

About VPNC
Virtual Private Network Consortium (VPNC), is highly respected for their role as the international trade association for manufacturers in the VPN market. They strive to serve as the forum for the VPN manufacturers throughout the world. Through this they have increased interoperability between members, provide publicity and support for interoperability testing events, and help the press and potential customers understand VPN technologies and standards. Further information regarding VPNC can be found at: www.vpnc.com.

About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally.

In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations.

Wipro's ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange, among others.

For more information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com


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