Lantronix Furthers Its Commitment to Linux

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire) - Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading provider of secure, remote management, device networking and data center management technologies, announced the worldwide availability of the EDS1100 and EDS2100 Linux software development kit (SDK), furthering its commitment to Linux and strategy for open source computing. The new SDK allows Linux developers to quickly and easily create value-added applications on the EDS1100/2100. Built on the proven, stable 2.6 Linux kernel, the SDK includes a robust set of components for building secure network-enabled products and applications using Linux, one of the world's most popular open operating systems. Also included in the announcement are firmware updates for the XPort Pro Linux SDK and MatchPort AR Linux SDK, available for download.

The EDS1100 and EDS2100 Linux SDK key improvements include:

  • uClinux baseline upgrade (Linux kernel 2.6.29);
  • IPv6-ready Certification;
  • SDK VMWare VM Image to enable developers to build, deploy, customize and maintain Linux applications in a Windows environment;
  • Serial-to-Ethernet with SSL and SSH support sample application.

"While we will continue to offer our customers the tools to develop products using our tried and true operating systems, expanding our Linux offerings extends the capabilities of our products for current customer needs and opens up our products to an exponentially wider audience," said Daryl Miller vice president of engineering for Lantronix. "Every new product we launch will now support Linux."

The EDS1100/2100 is also available with Lantronix' powerful operating system, Evolution OS, which provides end-users a rich, turnkey option with robust functionality right out of the box.

About EDS1100/2100
The EDS1100 and EDS2100 are unique, hybrid Ethernet terminal/multiport device servers which allow remote access to and management of virtually any IT/networking equipment or edge device such as medical equipment, POS terminals or security equipment. Available with Linux and IPv6 or Lantronix' powerful Evolution OS, the EDS1100/2100 is the best choice when critical data needs to be remotely and securely accessed anywhere, at any time, via the Internet.

About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify remote access, management and control of any electronic device. Its solutions empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely connect and control electronic equipment via the Internet; provide secure remote access to firewall-protected equipment; and enable remote management of IT equipment over the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix serves some of the largest security, industrial and building automation, medical, transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the world. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, CA.

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