Bluesocket tightens wireless security

Wednesday, 4 September 2002, 1:15 AM EST

Looking to speed adoption of wireless local area networks, Bluesocket and SSH Communications Security have partnered to address one of the top concerns about the systems - security.

Under the pact, Bluesocket's Wireless Gateway products will be melded with SSH's Sentinel software for virtual private network and peer-to-peer connections.

Also included are joint marketing activities, cross-recommendation of products to customers, testing and certification efforts, technical reseller and channel training, and joint service and support. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"SSH Sentinel is a highly desired privacy and confidentiality option for companies having mobile work forces and together, we will accelerate the adoption of wireless networks in the enterprise," said Eric Janszen, CEO of Burlington, Mass.-based Bluesocket.

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