SOURCE: Avocent Corporation

April 16, 2007 07:07 ET

Avocent Announces New USB Virtual Media Extension Capability Over IP

New Product Updates Expand the Capability of the Emerge™ ECMS2000U Digital Workstation Extender

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 16, 2007 -- Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT) today announced new product updates for the Emerge ECMS2000U, a small form factor digital workstation extension product for users on Gigabit Ethernet networks. With the ECMS2000, it is possible to back-rack broadcast quality servers without impact to post-production operations. The product delivers high resolution digital and analog video, rich color depth, uncompromised responsiveness, CD quality audio, and is compatible with a wide range of user interface devices, consistent with the needs of today's digital content creation professionals in the broadcast post-production and editing environments. The new functionality includes extension of USB mass storage devices, such as thumb drives. In addition, at NAB2007, Avocent will conduct technology demonstrations of a new desktop mode that enables an ECMS2000 user station to access any computer node based upon login credentials.

"We are pleased to announce the new expanded features for the ECMS2000U digital workstation extender," said Mitch Friend, senior vice president and general manager of Avocent. "Offering DVI and USB over IP demonstrates Avocent's continued innovation and leadership in the broadcast market."

Demonstrations of Avocent's engineered for broadcast solutions will take place in the Avocent booth (#SL13016), the VIZRT booth (#SL4810), the AVID booth (#SL106), and the Chyron booth (#SL6120) at the NAB Show, in Las Vegas, NV, April 16-19, 2007.

About Avocent Professional A/V Products

Avocent delivers professional A/V products that provide connectivity, switching, extension, monitoring, and control for serial, video, and audio data. Avocent's solutions enable A/V industry professionals who serve retail, medical, digital signage, hospitality, A/V, and broadcasting markets to benefit from innovative technologies designed to meet the needs of industry applications.

About Avocent Corporation

Avocent delivers IT operations and infrastructure management solutions for enterprises worldwide, helping customers reduce the cost and simplify the management of complex IT environments via integrated, centralized in-band and out-of-band hardware and software. Through LANDesk, Avocent also is a leading provider of systems, security, and process management solutions. Additional information is available at: www.avocent.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that are forward-looking statements as defined within the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include statements regarding market opportunity, product development, engineering and design activities, and product availability and operability. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made, including the risks associated with general economic conditions, risks attributable to future product demand, sales, and expenses, risks associated with product design efforts and the introduction of new products and technologies, risks associated with reliance on a limited number of component suppliers and single source components, and risk associated with obtaining and protecting intellectual property rights. Other factors that could cause operating and financial results to differ are described in Avocent's reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Avocent, the Avocent logo and Emerge are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avocent Corporation or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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