Germantown, MD — V-ONE Corporation, a leading provider of client/server Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), announced that the U.S. Patent office has awarded V-ONE Patent 6,061,796 for Multi-Access Virtual Private Network.
The Patent, awarded on May 9, 2000, relates to a system and method for allowing private communications over an open network, and in particular to a virtual private network, providing data encryption and mutual authentication services for both client/server and peer-to-peer applications. The Patent further specifies methodology for centralized control of key distribution and management functions.
The Patented technology gives V-ONE’s SmartGate and SmartGuard solutions distinct advantages:
— The ability to reach both remote access as well as extranet
VPN partners from a single client
— The ability to traverse unknown firewalls and to deploy across heterogeneous networks
— Mutual authentication and encryption key negotiation that allows the establishment of secure sessions very rapidly.
“This Patent, one in a series for V-ONE, demonstrates our dedication to Research and Development that solves real problems for real B2B.” stated David Dawson, CEO of V-ONE Corporation. “V-ONEs innovations continue to project our product line to the forefront of the VPN market.”
Complete details on the awarded Patent can be viewed on the U.S. Patent office Web site http://www.uspto.gov .
Providing enterprise-level network security protection since 1993, V-ONE Corporation’s flagship product is SmartGate VPN, a client/server Virtual Private Network technology. Fortune 1000 corporations, health care organizations and sensitive government agencies worldwide use SmartGate for their integrated authentication, encryption and access control. With its patented client deployment and management capabilities, SmartGate is a compelling solution for remote access intranets and secure extranets for electronic business between trading partners.
V-ONE is headquartered in Germantown, MD. Product and network security information, white papers and the company’s latest news releases may be accessed via V-ONE’s World Wide Web site at http://www.v-one.com .