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Attachmate Extends Latest Security and IT Management Capabilities to Critical Business Applications

New Developments in Security and Centralized Management Capabilities Provide Organizations With Complete Control Over Their Mainframe and Host Connectivity Assets (December 13, 2010)

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/10 -- Attachmate Corporation today announced the availability of Attachmate® Reflection for the Web 2008 R3, a solution that helps securely connect local and remote users to legacy applications on a variety of host platforms including IBM, HP, Unisys, UNIX and OpenVMS. The release further simplifies the ability to centrally install, deploy and control access to legacy applications through enhanced integration with LDAP and Active Directory services. The release also provides support for emerging platforms like zLinux, Google Chrome and the latest versions of Java.

Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 securely delivers fully featured terminal emulation clients inside and outside the organization. Utilizing the newest developments in web technologies, Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 allows IT staff to provide users with instant, yet managed access to applications from nearly any device reducing costly, time-consuming updates typically associated with desktop management. IT now has the ability to manage the availability and security profiles for any class of user including internal desktops, mobile or remote workers and business partners. In addition, Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 includes strong security options that help extend remote access and facilitate regulatory compliance with security regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS.

"IT managers are continuously looking for cost-effective ways to simplify the management of host access while providing secure user access no matter where users are located or which platform or browser they're using," said Kris Lall, product marketing manager for Attachmate. "Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 provides an easy way to centralize and manage host access using the directory services they already have in place today."

Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 includes new features and functionality enabling organizations to efficiently manage host access such as:


  • Support for modern web platforms -- Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 provides platform-agnostic support for many browsers and operating systems, including Windows, Mac and Linux clients, and new support for Google Chrome and the next-generation Java Plug-in for improved reliability and user experience.

  • Enhanced security options -- New secure token authorization support enables enterprises to use a single LDAP-based security infrastructure for both thick and thin client host access sessions, simplifying the task of extending secure host access to remote users without exposure to threats from the Internet. In addition, Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 facilitates compliance with both internal and external security regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS.

  • LDAP-based management and security -- New support for dynamic LDAP groups greatly simplifies administration of groups with very large numbers of users, thus providing a scalable management solution for even the largest enterprises.

Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 is available immediately for purchase. For more information on pricing, please contact sales@attachmate.com. Reflection for the Web 2008 R3 is also available in Unisys and Airlines Editions.

To evaluate Reflection for the Web 3008 R3 please visit http://www.attachmate.com/Evals/rweb/eval-form.htm.

About Attachmate
Attachmate delivers advanced software for terminal emulation, legacy modernization, managed file transfer and enterprise fraud management. With our technologies, more than 65,000 businesses worldwide are putting their IT assets to work in new and meaningful ways. For more information please visit www.attachmate.com.

Copyright © 2010 Attachmate Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Attachmate, Reflection and the Attachmate logo are registered trademarks of Attachmate Corporation, in the USA. All other trademarks, trade names, or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective owners.

For additional information, contact:
Melissa Liton
Email Contact
(206) 282-4923 ext 115


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