Lantronix Debuts SpiderDuo KVM-Over-IP Solution, Providing Flexible Local and Network Access to Remote Computers

Sep 11, 2009
 
Palm-Sized Device Offers Integrated Remote and Local KVM Control of Computers in Distributed Environments, Such as Kiosks or Point-of-Sale IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading provider of secure, remote management, device networking and data center management technologies, today announced the SpiderDuo, a new addition to its Spider™ family of KVM (keyboard, video, mouse)-over-IP solutions. The IPv6-certified SpiderDuo is a compact device that provides secure, real-time control of GUI-based computers, servers and other equipment from virtually anywhere via the Internet. SpiderDuo provides complete flexibility for real-world applications. Its network connection allows remote users to control a computer as if it were right in front of them, while the local port allows that computer to be jointly viewed and controlled with a local keyboard, video and mouse. SpiderDuo's dual capability is ideal for point-of-sale, kiosk, ATM, campus or other environments where the device is in active local use, but maintained by distant IT staff. Remote management capabilities reduce the need for costly technician dispatches to maintain the equipment. An optional power control unit (PCU) is available for the SpiderDuo, providing the ability to remotely control the power to the attached PC, server or other device. This feature is unique in the market, as software-only solutions require the remote computer to be constantly powered up, consuming many kilowatts of energy per day. In support of an environmentally conscious world, the SpiderDuo allows the PC to be in sleep mode or even powered down with the attached PCU. The product also includes Lantronix' patent pending VIP (virtual IP) Access™ technology, which allows for seamless integration with the company's remote services enablement platform, ManageLinx™. Using ManageLinx, service providers can securely access firewall-protected equipment without disturbing the existing security infrastructure. "The SpiderDuo is a very versatile and exciting addition to the Spider family of products," said Jerry Chase, CEO of Lantronix. "The advanced features of local port, power cycling, IPv6 and VIP Access provide an unmatched remote control experience. SpiderDuo will greatly reduce the need for expensive service calls and significantly improve uptime performance for businesses." The SpiderDuo will be generally available worldwide in mid-October 2009. 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. About SemiconductorStore.com SemiconductorStore has quickly established itself within the industry by changing the way that design engineers, buyers and engineering students research and buy electronic components online. SemiconductorStore is the eCommerce division of Symmetry Electronics Corporation, a global leader and design-oriented, franchise-authorized distributor of electronic components. By utilizing Symmetry’s experience and capabilities, SemiconductorStore is providing outstanding service and support, in addition to great products, to every one of its customers. About Symmetry Electronics Founded in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a design-oriented, franchise-authorized distributor of electronic components specializing in serving the Audio/Video, Wireless and Embedded markets. Symmetry Electronics is ISO 9001:2000 certified and serves a worldwide customer base with particular emphasis on North and South America. Combining the service and support of a traditional distributor with the ease and convenience of 24/7/365 research and procurement through our eCommerce site, SemiconductorStore, Symmetry Electronics is developing new ways to service the needs of our customers. For more information on Symmetry Electronics, its suppliers or products. Symmetry Electronics Web Site Posted by:

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