Proxicast, manufacturer of the LAN-Cell family of 3G cellular routers, announces the immediate release of version 4.65 of the Proxicast IPSec VPN Client Software for Windows which offers customers a simple to deploy and easy to use VPN solution for remote access over 3G cellular networks.
Version 4.65 retains all the features of previous versions, such as the easy setup VPN Wizard and the quick LAN-Cell pre-configuration option, but adds over 80 new features, enhancements and updates including support for Microsoft Windows 7. Version 4.65 is a free upgrade to existing Proxicast IPSec VPN customers who are currently under software maintenance. A 30-day free trial version is available on the Proxicast website.
The Proxicast IPSec VPN Client software is able to deliver a Windows-based VPN solution that is customized for Proxicast LAN-Cell family of cellular routers, yet fully compatible with VPN routers from over 60 other vendors.
New features in version 4.65 of the Proxicast IPSec VPN Client include:
• Over 80 new features, improvements and bug fixes;
• Windows 7 32 & 64-bit support;
• Support for Arabic, Hindi & Thai in addition to 16 other languages;
• Vista Credential Providers (aka GINA on W2K/WXP) support to enable Windows logon via VPN connection or the option to logon to the local machine;
• The ability to use certificates from the Windows Certificate Store which enables smooth integration with any PKI software supporting the Windows Certificate Store;
• Improved support for multiple VPN tunnels;
• New Two-Way Factor Token support.
The new and improved Proxicast VPN Client provides full IPSec and IKE support, strong network authentication, strong network encryption through DES, 3DES, AES and RSA, support for multiple connection types like DSL, Cable, cellular and Wi-Fi and multiple simultaneous tunnels. Other VPN Client features such as Dynamic DNS support eliminates need for static IP’s on either end of the VPN tunnel.
The Configuration Wizard in the VPN Client software complements VPN Wizard in LAN Cell 3G router’s firmware. Remote users can setup a VPN connection in under a minute with just a few parameters in each wizard. The Proxicast VPN Client for Windows is also interoperable with hundreds of other IPSec hardware and software solutions from other leading security vendors.
“Proxicast’s LAN-Cell 2 3G cellular router has some of the most advanced and flexible VPN capabilities of any 3G router on the market today. Using the new Proxicast VPN Client Software together with LAN Cell 2 3G router makes for a fast, easy and very secure cellular VPN connection,” says Proxicast COO Jim Sabol.
The Proxicast IPSec VPN Client is available for all 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows. A fully functional 30 day evaluation copy of version 4.65 can be downloaded from Proxicast’s website. The Proxicast IPSec VPN Client is also available on the Product Support CD included with every LAN-Cell 3G cellular router.
About the LAN-Cell 2
Proxicast’s LAN-Cell 2 is a high-performance, rugged, upgradeable, professional-grade 3G Cellular VPN Firewall Router that connects multiple Ethernet devices to a single cellular data account for primary or backup connectivity eliminating redundant cellular service for multiple devices.
The LAN-Cell 2 incorporates a built-in wireless 802.11 a/b/g WiFi access point, a 4 port 10/100 Ethernet Switch, a 10/100 Ethernet WAN port and a RS-232 serial port. Auto fail-over switching between the Cellular, WAN & serial ports enables the LAN-Cell 2 to combine both 3G cellular, DSL, cable, satellite and other networks to offer unprecedented speed, reliability and quality of service.
The LAN-Cell’s built in VPN software eliminates the need to configure individual devices and extends secure corporate networks to remote devices that cannot run VPN client software. The LAN-Cell 2 supports 5 simultaneous IPSec tunnels, military grade DES, 3DES, AES256 encryption, XAUTH, CMP / SCEP, X.509 / PKCS#12 digital certificates and more.
The LAN-Cell 2 3G router is cellular carrier independent via its 3G modem PC-Card architecture, and can easily be upgraded as newer and faster cellular technologies such as 4G, LTE and WiMAX become available. The LAN-Cell 2 supports all major worldwide cellular (wireless) carriers including Verizon Wireless, Sprint PCS, Alltel Wireless, AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile, Rogers, Telus, Bell Mobility, Telcel, Orange, Vodafone, O2, Telstra and others.
Proxicast (proxicast.com) designs and manufactures innovative, commercial-grade, secure wireless communications equipment that enables customers to increase productivity, enhance security, improve operational efficiency and reduce on-going communication costs. Proxicast focuses on wireless equipment for use with all major worldwide cellular standards including (CDMA) EV-DO Rev-A, EV-DO Rev-0, 1xRTT (1x) and (GSM) HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, W-CDMA, EDGE and GPRS. Some cellular carriers include including Verizon Wireless, Sprint PCS, Alltel Wireless, AT&T Mobility (Cingular), T-Mobile, Rogers, Telus, Bell Mobility, Telcel, Orange, Vodafone, O2, Telstra and others. In 2003, Proxicast introduced the revolutionary and award winning, LAN Cell Mobile Gateway, the original cellular router, which is in use at thousands of mobile and stationary application sites around the world. Proxicast is based north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a privately-held corporation founded in 2000.
For more information, visit Proxicast’s website or call 877-77PROXI / 877-777-7694 (U.S.) or 412-213-2477 (International).
Proxicast is a registered trademark of Proxicast, LLC. LAN-Cell is a trademark of Proxicast, LLC. All other brand, product and trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.