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Pragma Systems, Inc. Releases SecureShell for Windows XP/2000/NT Supporting SSH2 and SSH1

AUSTIN, Texas -- Pragma Systems, Inc. releases SecureShell Version 2 for Windows XP/2000/NT, a dual secure shell server supporting SSH2 and SSH1 protocols with the new AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) Rijndael encryption. It includes SCP (Secure Copy) and SFTP (Secure File Transfer) servers & clients for highly secure file transfer. SecureShell establishes a secure channel over any TCP/IP-based connection for both client and server applications by strongly encrypting data and file transfers over the Internet using RSA/DSA public key encryption. With the port forwarding feature of SecureShell, companies can highly encrypt other TCP/IP applications like: file transfers, email transfers, remote management, etc. by building a software VPN (Virtual Private Network).

"Pragma’s SecureShell is a significant new product offering for Microsoft’s Windows XP. Customers can now build highly secure networks using Windows. We are encouraging our large telnet user base to migrate to our SecureShell solution," said Quamrul Mina, president of Pragma Systems, Inc.

Secure Shell protocol is an industry standard for building highly secure corporate infrastructures and communication networks. Pragma SecureShell interoperates with other vendors’ SSH servers on Unix, Linux and Windows. Pragma SecureShell strength comes from the powerful encryption algorithms supported. SSH2 encryption includes: 3DES, Blowfish, Arcfour, CAST128, AES128, AES192, AES256. SSH1 encryption includes: DES, 3DES, Blowfish, Arcfour, and CAST128.

Pragma’s SecureShell offering is currently being used or evaluated by Marshfield Clinic, Swiss Telecom, Disney, Lockheed Martin (EPA) and many other corporate customers. Pragma SecureShell Version 2 is US$799 per server for unlimited client connections.

About Pragma Systems, Inc.

Pragma Systems Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise class Windows servers for Microsoft platforms. Pragma’s market leading telnet server for Windows has half a million licensed nodes in over 52 countries worldwide. Pragma Systems, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 1990 in Austin, Texas.

For more information contact Pragma Systems, Inc, 13706 Research Blvd. Suite 301, Austin, TX. 78750, or call (512) 219-7270; fax (512 )219-7110; email:;

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Contact: Edith H. Myers
Pragma Systems, Inc.


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