Eicon Networks Expands Support for Linux-based Servers With Eiconcard Connections for Linux; Eicon Expands Software Support for Linux Connectivity Solutions.Business/Technology Editors
MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2001
Eicon Eicon Networks Corporation is a designer, developer and manufacturer of communication products. It was founded in 1984 and it is privately held. Its headquarters are located in Montreal, Canada. Networks Corporation, a worldwide provider of secure Internet Internet
Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the connectivity products, today announced the release of Eiconcard Connections for Linux Linux
Nonproprietary operating system (OS) for digital computers. In 1991 Linus Torvalds of Finland began asking for volunteer programmers over the Internet to collaborate on the development of a UNIX-like OS for personal computers; the “1. , a software package that provides driver support for WAN connectivity on the Linux platform.
This new product reinforces Eicon's position as a leader in WAN connectivity and demonstrates Eicon's continued support for the fast-growing Linux market.
Eiconcard Connections for Linux includes the following features:
-- Support for Red Hat Linux 6.1 and 6.2 -- Full support for PCI based Eiconcards -- Support for IP Routing over WAN - X.25, Frame Relay and PPP -- SNMP support -- ISDN backup capabilities with the Eiconcard S91 -- Support for TTY over X.25 using Host PAD and Terminal PAD features -- Eiconcard X.25 Development Tool programming library for custom development
Designed for use with Eicon's S-Series family of Eiconcard WAN interface adapters In communications, a device that connects the computer or terminal to a network. , Eiconcard Connections for Linux offers network administrators everything they need to connect a Linux server to a corporate Wide Area Network. S-Series Eiconcards are high-speed intelligent WAN interface cards, mainly used with branch office LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. application servers, that work superbly in a Linux environment. Combined with Eiconcard Connections for Linux, this hardware and software solution will provide the ideal functionality necessary for the thin server and network appliance (1) A specialized device for use on a network. For example, Web servers, cache servers and file servers can be implemented as general-purpose computers with the appropriate software or as network appliances, which are computers dedicated to a single function and cannot do anything markets.
"Corporations are increasingly adopting Linux-based servers for their Internet connectivity and remote access needs," said Andre Allore, Eicon Networks' Product Group Manager for WAN Communications. "The Linux platform is affordable, stable and secure, and is a viable solution for corporate data networks with WAN connectivity requirements. Eicon is prepared to meet the exploding demand for Linux-based networking solutions with products like Eiconcard Connections for Linux."
About Eicon Networks
Eicon Networks is a worldwide provider of secure Internet connectivity products. The company's portfolio includes a full range of products for connecting PCs and network servers to the Internet and corporate networks, secure communications gateways and media gateways for voice over IP and unified messaging Having access to e-mail, voice mail and faxes via a common computer application or by telephone. For example, unified messaging may send faxes and digitized voice mail to a mail server that turns them into e-mail attachments. . Eicon distributes, markets and supports its products in more than 80 countries through a network of channel partners, telecommunications companies See telecom company. (telcos), Internet Service Providers Internet service provider (ISP)
Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. (ISPs), and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Information about Eicon Networks is available at www.eicon.com. Eicon Networks is a business unit of i-data international a-s. More information about i-data can be found at www.i-datac.com.
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