Ericom Enhances UNIX Security for EAI Solution with SSH2 Support
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Ericom Enhances UNIX Security for EAI Solution with SSH2 Support


Hackensack, NJ October 2001...Ericom® Software, Inc. a leading provider of enterprise connectivity and e-Business solutions, announced today that its PowerTerm® Host Publisher now supports SSH2, the latest version of the SSH® Secure Shell™ protocol - offering the most up-to-date and 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 business logic via the Internet, intranets and extranets.

Using PowerTerm Host Publisher, organizations can rapidly, safely and affordably implement next-generation Web, wireless, XML and other applications - with zero changes to existing host systems. 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. As a result, organizations can easily deploy all types of e-Business initiatives, including transaction processing, workforce and sales automation, customer relationship management (CRM), inventory control and supply chain management.

To ensure total security, PowerTerm Host Publisher supports the latest standards for a range of platforms. SSH is a UNIX-based protocol that enables 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 PowerTerm Host Publisher also supports SSH1, SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security).

"Ericom continuously integrates the latest technologies and standards into its product line," explained Eric Fernwood, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ericom Software, Inc. "With SSH2, PowerTerm Host Publisher provides UNIX users with the highest level of authentication and encryption to implement a range of e-Business applications, without compromising security."

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