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Ingate Launches New Software for Firewall and SIParator

Support for Dynamic DNS, PPTP Passthrough, VPN Module Included by Default and Optional QoS for the SIParator

SPRING VON, SAN JOSE, March 7, 2005- Ingate® Systems www.ingate.com, whose award-winning security products enable enterprises to solve the problem of letting Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) traverse their firewalls, announces today new software version 4.2.1, for Ingate Firewalls® and Ingate SIParators®. Version 4.2.1 boasts support for dynamic DNS, PPTP and incorporates a VPN module and several SIP and administrative improvements into its award-winning security products.

The Ingate products can now be configured to automatically update DNS names at DynDNS.org when the IP addresses change. Support for PPTP passthrough has also been added in this version.

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) module . which comes standard on every Ingate Firewall and SIParator . is also included. This means that all Ingate hardware products can enjoy VPN after upgrading to 4.2.1. The new software also makes it easier to configure IPSec tunnels when creating a VPN.

Additional improvements include increased functionality of the Ingate Remote SIP Connectivity module . the company.s far-end NAT traversal solution for remote access. The administration of the Web interface has also been improved.

Available with version 4.2.1 is the new module, Ingate VoIP Survival, an application module for hosted VoIP communications services that secures full redundancy in a SIP-based hosted PBX environment all the way out to the customer premises. Ingate VoIP Survival ensures continued communications service even if the hosted server goes offline due to connection failure or server malfunction. This increased availability means that downtime is minimized and service levels are enhanced.

Version 4.2.1 makes Ingate.s QoS (Quality of Service) module available for SIParators, making it possible to guarantee bandwidth for certain SIP traffic and prioritize SIP traffic for certain locations. The Ingate SIParator is a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable the traversal of SIP communications.

"We are committed to helping our customers maximize their investment with Ingate," said Olle Westerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate Systems."We offer customers unique firewall traversal solutions for bringing SIP-based VoIP, IM and presence to the enterprise. Ingate software is developed in close cooperation with our customers; together we have identified new features and benefits that will help maximize their use of Ingate's products."

Version 4.2.1 will be available March 14.Ingate's customers may install this upgrade by visiting the Ingate Website at www.ingate.com/upgrades. The security administrator can configure the Firewall/SIParator to automatically detect future software updates available on the Internet.

About Ingate® Systems

A world leader in next generation firewall technology, Ingate® Systems produces and sells the world's only fully SIP-capable enterprise firewalls and the Ingate SIParator®, a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable the traversal of SIP communications and three-time winner of Internet Telephony magazine's Product of the Year Award. Ingate Firewalls solve the NAT traversal issues inherent in using SIP, and address the growing need for SIP-capable firewalls among enterprise users. Ingate Systems has a long history of developing secure communications technology and today offers enterprises unprecedented value and ability to develop SIP-based, person-to-person realtime communications. Ingate's security products currently protect the networks of retail companies, financial institutions, industrial firms, government agencies and small-to-large enterprises throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Ingate's principal shareholders are Intertex Data AB and Bell Net Corp. Ingate Systems AB is located in Stockholm and Linköping, Sweden. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ingate Systems Inc., is located in Hollis, New Hampshire. For more information on Ingate Systems, visit www.ingate.com.

For more information, please contact:

Johan Terve, Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Ingate Systems AB
+46-70 202 53 00

Hillary Call, Public Relations Manager, Ingate Systems
(917) 414-9262

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