September 09, 2005 09:00 ET

2X Acquires Terminal-Services.NET

Combined Company to Offer a Complete Range of Tools and Products for the Thin Client Computing Market

FRANKFURT, GERMANY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 9, 2005 -- 2X Software Ltd. today announced that it has acquired Terminal-Services.NET, a provider of top-rated terminal services tools and products for Microsoft Terminal Services. 2X will use intellectual property and technology assets from the acquisition to provide customers with new tools to help them obtain the most out their Microsoft Terminal Services environments. In addition, key personnel from Terminal-Services.NET will be joining 2X to develop and expand on their thin client computing efforts. The terms of the acquisition were not announced.

"Through this acquisition we are now able to deliver a complete range of thin client computing software for multiple platforms. We are looking forward to delivering on the promise of this acquisition by building value to Microsoft Terminal Services customers," said Nick Galea, CEO and Founder of 2X.

"With 2X's support and experience we can now do a lot more for our customers. I expect some very innovative products in the near feature, as a result of this integration," said Cláudio Rodrigues, Director of the Windows Products division at Terminal-Services.NET. "2X's investment in Terminal-Services.NET proves we were on the right track, in our efforts to deliver affordable, advanced, thin client computing features to customers," said Cláudio Rodrigues.

Following the acquisition of Terminal-Services.NET, the 2X product range is expected to include:

--  2X ApplicationServer for Terminal Services: Allows Windows
    applications to be tunneled on remote desktops seamlessly, thereby saving
    on administration & support.
--  2X LoadBalancer for Terminal Services: Provides load balancing,
    increased security and redundancy for Terminal Servers.
--  2X FullControl for Terminal Services: Controls user desktops &
    application performance and ensures security and reliability of Terminal
About 2X

2X Software Ltd - 2X - is a new company developing software for the booming server-based computing market. Thin client computing controls spiraling PC management costs, centralizes application and desktop management, improves security and performance and allows users to work remotely. The company's product line includes: 2X ThinClientServer for Windows and Linux, 2X TerminalServer for Linux, 2X LoadBalancer for Windows Terminal Services, 2X FullControl for Windows Terminal Services and 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services. 2X is a privately held company with offices in Frankfurt and Malta, Europe. Its management team is backed by years of experience in developing and selling network infrastructure software. 2X is a Novell, RedHat and IBM ISV partner.

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