Networking security solution maker Meetinghouse Inc. has announced an enhanced version of AEGIS Client software for Mac OS X. AEGIS Client is used to enable to securely connect to wireless networks using AEGIS servers.
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The new Mac OS X-compatible version of Meetinghouse’s AEGIS software is due at the end of the month, but is now available in a beta version that can be downloaded from the Meetinghouse Web site. The software features a variety of Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) methods, including, TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP and MD5.
Meetinghouse also offers an Application Programming Interface (API) for other companies who need to integrate the AEGIS client’s binary code into their own solutions.
Meetinghouse president Dr. Paul Goransson explained that the education market drove his company’s decision to support Mac OS X. Goransson noted that education is one of the largest vertical markets in the United States utilizing wireless networking technology. “Because education represents such a heavy concentration of Mac OS X, it just makes sense to serve this market,” said Goransson.
The finished version will be priced at US$39.99 with volume discounts available. AEGIS Server pricing ranges from $2,500 to $3,200.