Highwall Technologies Releases Outdoor Sensor to Extend Wireless Security Perimeter

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New Product Designed to Monitor Airwaves for Outdoor, Campus and Manufacturing Environments.

¡V Highwall Technologies, a leading provider of wireless security products, today announced the addition of an outdoor model of the Highwall Sentinel sensor. The Highwall Sentinel 600 is a waterproof, hardened sensor that monitors the airwaves to detect the presence and prevent intrusions caused by unauthorized wireless network devices. The Highwall Sentinel 600 is supported by the Highwall Enterprise Server and is also available to Highwall OEM partners.

¡§At Highwall Technologies we strive to offer the most scalable, robust and cost-effective wireless security sensors on the market,¡¨ said Rich Swier, CEO of Highwall Technologies. ¡§The Highwall Sentinel 600 allows our customers to extend their security perimeter to outdoor networks and unfriendly environments.¡¨

Highwall¡¦s outdoor sensors feature:

„X    Waterproof Connections: Moisture-resistant housing with waterproof connections for omni-directional antennas and Ethernet cabling.

„X    Monitors 802.11 a, b & g: Device monitors for these frequencies in outdoor environments leveraging omni-directional antennas.

„X    Wide temperature / weather tolerance: Sensors able to maintain functionality in intense heat, rain and other inclement conditions.

„X    Power over Ethernet (PoE): Built-in support for the PoE standard protocol¡X802.3af¡Xgives sensors power and data over a single Ethernet cable.

¡§The addition of the Highwall Sentinel 600 to the product line offers us the flexibility to add security coverage to our outdoor campus environments as well as our manufacturing plant where the conditions require a hardened sensor,¡¨ said Fernando Menendez, IT Security Manager for ABC Distributing, a leading manufacturer and distributor of consumer goods and catalogs.

Availability

Highwall Sentinel outdoor sensors will be available October 15th 2005, and can be added to any existing Enterprise implementations.

Highwall Technologies

Highwall offers a comprehensive security solution that allows businesses to cost-effectively secure their air space and enforce their "NO WIRELESS" Policy. The Highwall Enterprise solution includes the industry's only centralized monitoring solution which includes the Sentinel high-range wireless sensor and Scout wireless array antenna. More information is available at http://www.highwalltech.com

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