SOURCE: Opengear

March 22, 2011 09:08 ET

Channel Powers 50% Growth in Opengear Sales in 2010

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) - Opengear (, a leading provider of next generation console server and remote management solutions, today announced that it grew North American sales by 50% in 2010. A large portion of the growth came through Opengear's growing channel program, which grew the number of partners and resellers more than 65%.

"Leveraging open source software, Opengear continues to bring the most robust remote management solutions to data centers and remote branch locations at the lowest cost," said Todd Rychecky, vice president of sales and marketing at Opengear. "Much of our growth came from our line of cellular smart routers which provide secure high-speed 3G wireless connectivity to remote sites delivering real-time access, monitoring and control regardless of location."

Opengear product announcements for 2010 include:

  • Opengear launched the ACM5004-G, the world's first cellular smart router with EDGE, GPRS, GSM, HSDA and HSUPA high speed cellular access.
  • Opengear enhanced all of their solutions to include a robust and flexible network stack with integrated firewall, secure shell access, extensive VPN tunneling support, two-factor authentication and encryption.
  • Opengear launched a version of the ACM5000 with 48 volt DC power, specifically designed to address the needs of telecommunications industry.
  • Opengear launched an industrial grade version of the ACM5000, the ACM5004-2-I, which features rugged metal enclosures, captive power terminal blocks and the widest range of serial, USB or digital I/O interface.
  • Opengear launched the SD4001 for secure industrial networking and expanded the power management portfolio with the release of the IP-PDU9108.

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About Opengear
Opengear ( designs and manufactures next-generation console server, power management and KVM over IP solutions for secure remote access and control of network devices such as routers, switches, servers, firewalls, uninterruptible power supplies, power distribution units and environmental monitoring devices in distributed networks. Opengear console servers are installed in more than 10,000 locations around the world. Opengear's open source platform gives network managers and system integrators the most flexible, extensible, console server solution on the market today for serial console ports, service processors, power solutions and environmental monitoring.

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