Periodik Labs Updates Elektron for Small Business Wi-Fi Security

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The release enhances the small business wireless networking product, including Universal Binary support for Mac OS X.

Periodik Labs today announced the release and immediate availability of Elektron 1.2, the latest version of its award-winning software for securing small business Wi-Fi networks. The software brings easy to use, enterprise-level Wi-Fi security to businesses without a full time IT staff. The new release adds support for Apple's latest Intel-based servers by providing a Universal Binary.

Elektron provides RADIUS authentication services to WPA Enterprise capable wireless access points, including popular hardware from manufacturers like Apple, Linksys, D-Link, Cisco, and Netgear. WPA Enterprise is the standard specified by the Wi-Fi Alliance for the strongest available wireless network security. Elektron is the first non-proprietary server solution to bring WPA Enterprise security to small businesses.

This release is the first version of Elektron available as a Universal Binary, Apple's technology for providing applications that run natively on both Intel and PowerPC Macs. The release precedes the first shipments of the recently announced Intel-based Xserves. Elektron has also been updated to provide enhanced compatibility with Windows XP clients.

Elektron -- http://www.periodiklabs.com/elektron -- contains support for the latest Wi-Fi security standards, including PEAP and TTLS. Elektron is compatible with the Wi-Fi client software built into Mac OS X 10.3 and later and Windows XP. No additional software is necessary for clients using either of these platforms.

Pricing and Availability:

Elektron 1.2 is available now at a price of $299.99 for Windows 2000/XP/2003 and Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher. It may be purchased directly through the Corriente Networks web site or through one of Periodik Labs's value added resellers. Elektron is licensed on a per-server basis, with each server licensed for an unlimited number of clients.

Owners of previous versions of Elektron may upgrade to Elektron 1.2 at no charge by visiting the Periodik Labs website at http://www.periodiklabs.com.

About Periodik Labs LLC:

Periodik Labs, formerly known as Corriente Networks, is a privately held independent software developer in Berkeley, California. Founded in 2002, the company is comprised of experienced computer security professionals committed to providing the tools and technologies businesses need to secure their computer networks.

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