Second Rule LLC Announces 5.0 Firmware Release for IP3 NetAccess™ Enterprise and Visitor-Based Network Gateways

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New 5.0 Firmware Release strengthens the IP3 NetAccess™ X-Series gateway appliance product platform by enabling future use of faster processors, larger memory capabilities and higher throughput performance, and ultimately provides customer investment protection. In addition, the 5.0 release provides immediate new product functionality.

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This new release increases the platform capabilities of our IP3 NetAccess Enterprise and Visitor-Based Network Gateways so we can provide our customers with the confidence that they are getting investment protection for the long term with their purchase.

Second Rule LLC, manufacturer of IP3 NetAccess™ gateways for managing control and security of wired and wireless internet access announces the release of its Version 5.0 Firmware available in 2Q, 2008. The Version 5.0 release provides both platform enhancements and application specific enhancements to the entire IP3 NetAccess X-Series gateway line. Updates to the specific release launch date will be available at http://kb.ip3.com.

Version 5.0 includes updates to the open X-Series Linux operating system with the latest 2.6 kernel allowing for the future anticipated use of faster processors such as Intel's Quad Core line of CPU's, larger memory capacities, and the use of 10GigE (10 Gigabit per second Ethernet) network adapters for very high throughput networks. In addition version 5.0 supports the USB 2.0 interface Disk-on-Chip modules, substantially improving storage I/O performance.

According to Andrew Marshall, president and CEO of Second Rule LLC, "These platform enhancements will pave the way for significant performance improvements scheduled for the latter part of 2008, and will eventually result in IP3 NetAccess products that support up to 50,000 users on a single system as well as multi-Gigabit per second system throughput." Marshall further added, "This new release increases the platform capabilities of our IP3 NetAccess Enterprise and Visitor-Based Network Gateways so we can provide our customers with the confidence that they are getting investment protection for the long term with their purchase."

The new release also includes immediate application features and functionality enhancements that will support the many vertical industry markets where IP3 NetAccess Gateways are used today. Those features include: enhanced network diagnostics, a centralized system log file, an email notification engine, FTP file management as well as an improved graphical interface and easier navigation.

More information on the IP3 NetAccess X-Series line of Enterprise and Visitor-Based Network Gateways and updates to the launch date for the Version 5.0 Firmware release can be found at http://www.ip3.com.

Second Rule LLC, through its IP3 Networks Division, is a leading provider of subscriber gateways and edge-network access control management products for broadband wireless and wired networks. Its products provide enterprises, government and military facilities, public venues, transportation hubs, healthcare facilities, service providers and hospitality properties with secure control and management of public access to the internet, individual/group policy enforcement to internet access, and flexible billing of internet usage by individuals or groups. Second Rule LLC, through its worldwide network of resellers and distributors, has thousands of NetAccess gateways installed today across five continents.

Second Rule LLC Corporate Headquarters:
4119 Walnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 1-800-388-5262
+1-858-876-0146 internationally
Fax: 858-630-2483
Web: http://www.ip3.com

IP3 Networks™ is a trademark of Second Rule LLC. Other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the individual companies and are respectfully acknowledged.

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