Boston, MA, September 13, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- KoolSpan, Inc., the Information Security industry’s only provider of embeddable Secure Encrypted and Trusted (SET) LinkTM technology, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Passaic, N.J.-based Kayote Networks Inc., experts in Voice over IP (VoIP) interconnectivity technology and developers of advanced IP communication services.
Under terms of the agreement, Kayote Networks will embed KoolSpan’s SET Link technology to bridge its carrier-class network, users, and devices with encrypted network layer access, which will provide Kayote customers with unrivaled protection and service reliability. In particular, this exciting collaboration between Kayote and KoolSpan will afford added safeguards to enterprises and applications within other VoIP Peering scenarios. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Both companies announced the news at VON 2006 (www.von.com), widely considered the industry event for the IP communications market.
KoolSpan’s SET Link technology automatically creates secure, encrypted, trusted network links between any two points on an IP network. SET Link technology eliminates common and traditional network headaches that often plague the experience of people trying to use VoIP and other communications media. These complexities include a general lack of interoperability created by firewalls, VPN clients, any special training tools or instruction, and the need to connect to non-public IP addresses, commonly referred to as ‘NAT’ addresses. The result is a greatly simplified IP communications experience that is simple, secure and seamless to users.
All Kayote Networks customer members will benefit from robust and continuous authentication to the network. The hardware-based smart card system ensures that only authorized members of the Kayote network can connect to it, further protecting the network itself and customers from Internet-based abuses and attacks.
"I am proud to offer our clients, together with KoolSpan, a unique and reliable authentication measure that will protect the advanced IP communications services we deliver, and in particular, to enterprises and businesses worldwide," said Dr. Baruch Sterman, CEO of Kayote Networks. "We have long championed the vision that in order to devise the best communications technology solutions, it is imperative to first-and foremost protect one's key assets, and KoolSpan's solution does just that."
KoolSpan President and CEO Tony Fascenda concurred, adding that KoolSpan technology operates transparently to protect VoIP communications without any modification to the application, protocol or customer network. “It is increasingly important to eliminate or side-step traditional complexities that prevent end users from taking advantage of newer and more secure communications tools,” Fascenda said. “Our partnership with Kayote Networks spotlights exactly how KoolSpan technology can make VoIP communications more seamless and secure.”
Heralded by leading tech and security industry trade publications as one of the most innovative two-factor authentication solutions on the market, KoolSpan technology combines smart card-to-smart card architecture with per packet 256-bit AES Ethernet encryption to protect sensitive information without impacting bandwidth utilization or performance. Operating uniquely at Layer 2, KoolSpan’s lock and key infrastructure provides an ultra-secure and consistent way for trusted users inside and outside of the firewall to access their company's private control or business network. Whether wired or wireless, local or remote, the KoolSpan solution is simple to configure, support and install into networks, including remote sites.
About KoolSpan, Inc.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., KoolSpan is the technology industry’s only provider of Secure Encrypted and Trusted (SET) LinkTM technology, bridging networks, users, and devices for encrypted network layer access to any business application. KoolSpan provides the highest network security available today (per packet 256-bit AES encryption) and is heralded by the security industry as one of the easiest solutions to deploy and use on the market today. KoolSpan's solution reduces user and administrator challenges and allows local and remote workers to securely connect over wired and wireless networks. KoolSpan's technology currently secures networks and critical infrastructure for government agencies, Fortune 1000 companies, and small enterprises. To learn more, visit www.koolspan.com or call 240.880.4400.
About Kayote Networks
Kayote Networks is a leading provider of VoIP products and managed network services that automatically resolve the complex challenges of interconnectivity, interoperability, security, routing and peering. Kayote enables VoIP providers to outsource their entire VoIP back-end and benefit from valuable, hassle-free maintenance and significant cost savings, while maintaining complete control over business decisions and benefits of VoIP services. Its hosted VoIP Traffic Manager (VTM) enables carriers, ITSPs and enterprises of all sizes the most cost-effective solution for rapid deployment of an entire VoIP operation, at minimum risk and investment. For more information, visit http://www.kayote.com.
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