FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OpenVPN's New Access Server Configuration Software Provides Businesses with Simple and Highly Secure VPN Connections for Their Remote Workers
PLEASANTON, CALIF. (May 28, 2009) - OpenVPN Technologies Inc., a leading developer of open source VPN software, today announced the release of Access Server 1.1. The latest in the scheduled software product enhancements will be downloadable in a matter of minutes, and will eliminate the significant costs that have always been associated with configuring and managing a VPN through an intuitive Admin. UI - making a supported enterprise-grade of OpenVPN available to SMB's.
By shedding the expense, maintenance, and complexity of hardware, anyone will be able to deploy a highly scalable and flexible VPN. Businesses of all sizes will be able to rapidly expand or contract VPN services through the OpenVPN licensing server. This move, will for the first time allow OpenVPN to effectively compete in the SMB and Large Enterprise VPN space against much higher priced hardware systems. Expanding in parallel is the OpenVPN open source community project based on a roadmap aiming to deploy enhanced collaboration tools including forums. In keeping with a customer-focused approach to product development, OpenVPN has completed several successful closed beta trials of Access Server and is now releasing to the world.
OpenVPN's intuitive software-based platform makes it simple for an organization's employees, branch offices, suppliers, or even customers to gain simple, secure remote access to shared data, such as network file folders or client server applications.
"OpenVPN has built a four million strong user community of IT professionals and small business owners that are demanding simple, secure and inexpensive solutions to their networking and access challenges. Access Server is downloadable in minutes from www.openvpn.net, and configured via an extremely simple and intuitive web-based Admin UI. Thus enabling any organization to set up secure access to data and applications from anywhere within minutes. OpenVPN Access Server creates value by shedding the complexities of configuration and management of a VPN,"said Francis Dinha, Founder & CEO of OpenVPN Technologies Inc.
OpenVPN Access Server 1.1 Enterprise Version is available today. OpenVPN security software is also available as free open source and available under the GPLv2 license. OpenVPN is currently working on a "next generation" of OpenVPN software that will secure applications in a scalable and flexible architecture within the OpenVPN cloud environment, according to CEO Dinha. For more information on OpenVPN projects, visit http://www.openvpn.net
About OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.
OpenVPN Technologies Inc. is a privately held company based near Silicon Valley, California, integrating a suite of leading-edge networking and software technologies. OpenVPN, our award-winning open source VPN product, has established itself as a de-facto standard in the open source networking space, with over 2.5 million downloads since inception. OpenVPN is the provider of next-generation secure and scalable communication services, implementing its business plan through strategic partnerships with key application software providers and marketing its product to SMB market place through its OpenVPN web site that is experiencing more than 200,000 new SMB users, prospects, and customers per month. Learn more about OpenVPN at http://www.openvpn.net.
OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.
Francis Dinha, CEO & Founder
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