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Lantronix

May 05, 2010 08:00 ET

BlueWave Security Chooses Lantronix to Reduce Development Costs, Speed Time to Market and Improve Customer Satisfaction

XPort Pro Selected for Next-Generation Security Product Line

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2010) -  Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), global provider of secure, network-enabling technologies, today announced BlueWave Security has selected Lantronix' XPort Pro for its next-generation security product line. BlueWave Security is a leader in Wi-Fi and Ethernet standards-based physical access control solutions. BlueWave Security selected XPort Pro, 'The World's Smallest Linux Server,' to future-proof its next-generation security product line with best in class networking capability, and to enable secure, remote access to equipment behind firewalls.

BlueWave Security supplies manufacturers, security dealers and system integrators in the physical security industry with IP-based physical access control solutions. BlueWave's products save time and money by leveraging the customer's existing Wi-Fi and Ethernet infrastructure, network management tools and IT security solutions. BlueWave partners with industry leading IT hardware and software manufacturers and physical security hardware manufacturers to provide state-of-the-art, value-added solutions.

"Our next generation security product line will extend our competitive advantage, lower cost of ownership and improve ease of use for our customers," said Mance Harmon, CEO and founder of BlueWave. "XPort Pro with VIP Access™ gives us future-proof networking capability and improved technical support and product management options by allowing us to securely access our security panels behind firewalls."

With the identical form factor as Lantronix' popular XPort, the XPort Pro's architecture, 32-bit processing power and ample memory allow resource-intensive applications to be deployed on a single platform. XPort Pro supports the Linux and Evolution operating systems. It enables powerful edge computing with customization and application hosting capability, providing developers with faster time-to-market and application development options. Lantronix' VIP Access enables highly secure remote access and management of equipment behind firewalls. This is important for BlueWave, as the company is able to provide its customers with both additional product and support options.

"BlueWave Security is a long time customer of Lantronix and we are very pleased to work with them on their next generation security product line," said Jerry Chase, CEO of Lantronix.

For more details on the XPort Pro, please visit http://www.lantronix.com/xportpro or contact sales@lantronix.com.

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About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify remote access, management and control of any electronic device. Its solutions empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely connect and control electronic equipment via the Internet; provide secure remote access to firewall-protected equipment; and enable remote management of IT equipment over the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix serves some of the largest security, industrial and building automation, medical, transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the world. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.

About BlueWave Security, Inc.
BlueWave Security, the Wi-Fi Lock and Security Company, manufactures the only physical access control solution (both hardware and software) based solely on the 802.11 (Wi-Fi) and 802.3 (Ethernet) standards for IT data networking. The BlueWave access control solution scales from one to hundreds of doors. Each door can be managed locally over the customer's existing Wi-Fi or Ethernet network, or remotely over a Wide Area Network (WAN) or the Internet. Additionally, BlueWave manufactures patent-pending Wi-Fi technology custom designed for integration with stand-alone, battery-powered locksets, enabling stand-alone locks to be centrally managed locally or remotely over IP networks. BlueWave products are available through many regional and national distributors in the physical security and data communications industries. BlueWave is privately held and headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information visit http://www.BlueWaveSecurity.com.

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