June 21, 2005 14:07 ET

BOSaNOVA Inc. Enhances Security Features Across Its Product Line

Adds 128-Bit Encryption to All BOSaNOVA Thin Clients; Ships BOS e-Twinax Controller With Free Encryption Option

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 21, 2005 -- Martin Pladgeman, President of BOSaNOVA, Inc. (, announces the release of new software updates that enhance security across its iSeries connectivity product line:

--  The BOSaNOVA WTC Thin Clients (which are based on Microsoft CE.Net) as
    well as the BOSaNOVA LTC Thin Clients (which are based on Linux) now come
    with 128-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption on the TN5250e GUI
    Emulation software, plus an encrypted connection to Microsoft Terminal
    Server using SSH.
--  The BOSaNOVA XTC Thin Clients (which are based on Windows XPe) now
    include the BOSaNOVA Secure TN5250 emulation product. This latest emulation
    product from BOS provides 128-bit SSL encryption, plus SSO (Single Sign On)
--  The BOS e-Twinax Controller, which enables Twinax devices to
    communicate with the iSeries over a pure TCP/IP network, now comes with the
    BOSaNOVA Secure TN5250 software encryption option included free of charge
    for a limited time.
"Studies have shown that most security breaches are made by people inside the network rather than from external sources such as the Internet. With these new features, customers using the latest Thin Client products from BOSaNOVA will have all internal traffic protected by industry-standard 128-bit encryption," Pladgeman explained.

"The convenience of Single Sign On (SSO) with the XTC product provides an industry first in Thin Clients," Pladgeman added. "Until now, the use of SSO was limited to PCs, since the multi-emulator product offered by most Thin Client manufacturers lacks the sophistication required to accomplish SSO with IBM systems. BOSaNOVA yet again is pushing the envelope for iSeries users in this emerging market."

Pricing and Availability

These new versions of software for the Thin Client are standard. The BOSaNOVA Secure software is available free of charge on any new e-Twinax Controller sale, by request.

About the Company

BOSaNOVA, Inc., the market leader in iSeries connectivity solutions and Windows integration products including award-winning thin clients (Linux, XPe and CE.Net), markets a wide range of solutions through its North American network of IBM Business Partners and independent distributors.

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