Belkin to deliver hundreds of thousands of managed DSL routers powered by Jungo`s OpenRG software platform to a leading Telco ISP
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2004 - Jungo® Software Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of residential gateway software, today announced that its OpenRG software has been selected by Belkin for its managed DSL home networking routers. The joint solution will be deployed by a major telecommunications ISP for delivering home -networked services to hundreds of thousands of DSL subscribers.
"As the top tier telcos increase their DSL and home networking service offering to mass markets, Belkin is focusing on delivering high quality and manageable equipment to meet their requirements," said Joseph Jaconi, Sr. Business Unit Manager at Belkin. "Jungo's OpenRG provided us with all of the necessary applications, quality and manageability required for telco grade products and enabled us to deliver a highly effective alternate solution."
Jungo's OpenRG software platform is a scalable suite of software technologies that provides customer premise equipment (CPE) vendors with the infrastructure needed to bring residential gateways, wireless access points and integrated access devices
(IADs) to market faster. OpenRG includes an optimized Linux -based operating system, optional VxWorks support, communication and routing protocols, network security (Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall), wireless LAN security, Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Universal Plug and Play, Web -based management, remote upgrade capabilities, support for CableHome(TM) -based devices and a wide range of home networking applications.
"Telcos and Internet service providers (ISPs) are looking for new revenue opportunities including home networking and broadband services for their subscriber base," said Udi Yuhjtman, Jungo's VP Business Development. "Belkin's new DSL home networking routers powered by Jungo's OpenRG serves as a manageable platform enabling Telco ISPs to deliver enhanced broadband services."
About Jungo Software Technologies
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading supplier of residential gateway software solutions, driver development tools and hardware access applications. Jungo offers integrated reference designs with several of the most influential global silicon vendors, enabling its customers to simplify device development cycles, improve performance and accelerate time to market. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taiwan and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo's investors include TeleSoft Partners, Conexant, Infineon Ventures and Intel Communications Fund.
About Belkin Corporation
Belkin Corporation, the global leader in connectivity solutions, offers a range of innovations for the computer, electronics, and mobile consumer. With a diverse and far -reaching product mix consisting of home and enterprise networking, audio video solutions, KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) and peripheral sharing, power protection and cabling, as well as USB and FireWire® devices, Belkin extends its reach also to Bluetooth™, cellular, PDA, iPod, and other solutions for mobile computing. In addition, Belkin has introduced multiple types of messaging services, using iNuntius Inc.'s technology, that allows users to send or receive e -mail, voice mail, faxes, and mobile text messages through one IP -based portal, from any computer and web -enabled device. Belkin products are available through http://www.belkin.com as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.