Ericom Enhances UNIX Security for EAI Solution with SSH2 Support

HACKENSACK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 19, 2001–Ericom(R) Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise connectivity and e-Business solutions, announced today that PowerTerm(R) Host Publisher now supports SSH2, the latest version of the SSH(R) Secure Shell(TM) protocol — offering the most advanced security for UNIX systems.

PowerTerm Host Publisher enables organizations to Web and wireless enable UNIX and other legacy systems, providing secure access to existing data and systems via the Internet, intranets and extranets.

By simulating user experiences at the function level, PowerTerm Host Publisher makes legacy data and applications available through the Web, wireless devices, PCs, laptops and more. Organizations can rapidly implement next-generation Web, wireless, XML and other applications with zero changes to host systems, and easily deploy e-Business initiatives such as transaction processing, sales automation, CRM, inventory control and supply chain management.

PowerTerm Host Publisher supports current security standards for a range of platforms. SSH is a UNIX-based protocol for secure access to remote computers. SSH2 offers enhanced user authentication and encrypted password-protection for highly secure terminal connections and communications over the Internet. PowerTerm Host Publisher also supports SSH1, SSL and TLS.

“Ericom continuously integrates the latest technologies into its product line,” explained Eric Fernwood, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ericom Software, Inc. “With SSH2, PowerTerm Host Publisher enables UNIX users to implement a range of e-Business applications, without compromising security.”

Ericom’s e-Business Suite

PowerTerm Host Publisher is part of Ericom’s complete e-Business Suite of products, which also includes PowerTerm(R) WebConnect, offering browser-based connections to legacy systems.

About Ericom Software, Inc.

Ericom develops and markets a range of enterprise connectivity and e-Business solutions. Built on the proven PowerTerm engine, the Ericom products enable organizations to extend the life of legacy systems, while implementing Web, wireless, XML and other next-generation applications. Ericom has offices in the US, the UK and Israel, and a global network of distributors, resellers and partners. Since 1993, the company has sold over 3.5 million licenses to companies in 45 countries. Customers and partners include AT&T, Compaq, France Telecom, Hitachi, Motorola, Harvard University, NASA, Microsoft and more. For more information, contact Ericom at 201/525-5111, or visit

Ericom and PowerTerm are registered trademarks of Ericom Software, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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