Agranat Systems Releases EmWeb 5.1; New Embedded Web Server Provides Secure Access to Devices Via the Internet.
MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 1999--
Agranat Systems, Inc., providers of embedded Web technology for access and management of home, business and networking appliances, today introduced EmWeb 5.1, the most recent addition to the EmWeb family of products. EmWeb 5.1 is the first embedded Web server Web server software embedded within a hardware device such as a print server. It is widely used in a myriad of devices, because it allows access to the software via any Web browser, typically for configuring the device or obtaining reports. See ETI and Web server. to be outfitted with Digest Authentication, the latest security standard for the World Wide Web. With EmWeb 5.1, OEMs, embedded engineers and end users can monitor their devices via the Internet in a protected environment.
EmWeb 5.1 runs efficiently in non-preemptive, run-to-completion environments, such as with routers and printers. EmWeb 5.1 works with any standard browser and TCP/IP stack and does not require an operating system. EmWeb 5.1 also has a remarkably small footprint, typically 25K bytes, and full support for HTTP HTTP
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TCN Transaction Control Number , and other rapidly changing Web standards. EmWeb 5.1 employs a unique HTML-to-C interface that integrates forms and dynamic content with embedded firmware without requiring CGI-based applications.
With EmWeb 5.1, users can be fully confident that the communication between their Web browsers and servers is secure. Digest Authentication enhances EmWeb 5.1 device management capabilities by providing a barricade of protection against outside hackers from copying a password and masquerading as a legitimate user. Digest Authentication improves upon HTTP's Basic Authentication, the previous standard for Web login, by ensuring a dual verification process; a user is identified to the Web server and the Web server to the user.
"EmWeb 5.1 is our answer to security when discussing embedded Web technology and the Internet," said Ian Agranat, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Agranat Systems, Inc. " With EmWeb 5.1, our customers have the full benefits of embedded Web technology, with the added assurance of being in a secure Web environment. We are confident that with the question of embedded Web security answered, we will see a broader spectrum of consumers and OEMs embracing this technology."
EmWeb 5.1 is currently available.
About Agranat Systems, Inc.
Agranat Systems Inc. is a software development company specializing in embedded Web technologies for datacomm, telecomm, imaging and other manufacturing industries seeking to provide added value and competitive advantages for their products and customers by implementing Web-based management capabilities. The EmWeb product family offers the most efficient compiled environment, guaranteed interoperability through Web standards compliance, development flexibility, and Web server scalability. Organizations that have licensed EmWeb technology include Hewlett-Packard, 3Com, Nortel, Siemens, Lucent, Nokia, Cabletron and many other companies worldwide. Agranat Systems is a member of the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) and the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force, Inc., Portland, OR, www.dmtf.org) An industry consortium founded in 1992 that is involved with the development, support and maintenance of management standards for PCs. Its goal is to reduce the cost and complexity of PC management. ) and actively participates on the Internet Engineering Task Force (c/o Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), Reston, VA, www.ietf.org) Founded in 1986, the IETF is a non-membership, open, voluntary standards organization dedicated to identifying problems and opportunities in IP data networks and proposing technical solutions to the (IETF See Internet Engineering Task Force.
IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force ) for Web standards development. To learn more about Agranat and EmWeb, please visit Agranat's web site: http://www.agranat.com. You may also call corporate headquarters at 1 (978) 461-0888 or send E-mail to email@example.com.
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