Encore Picks Hifn Security Processors

Hifn's 7956 security processor powers Encore’s VSR-1200 high performance VPN router

November 30, 2004

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DULLES, Va. and LOS GATOS, Calif. -- Encore Networks, a leading developer of integrated converged Virtual Private Network (VPN) security solutions, and Hifnä (Nasdaq: HIFN), a network security and flow classification market leader, today announced the inclusion of the Hifn 7956 security processor in Encore’s recently announced VSR-1200ä High Performance VPN router.

Hifn, headquartered in Los Gatos, California, designs, develops and markets high-performance, multi-protocol packet processors, semiconductor devices and software that enable secure, high-bandwidth network connectivity and efficient storage of business information.

Hifn’s 7956 security processor is designed to meet the requirements of high bandwidth secure networking applications. This security engine in the VSR-1200ä accelerates a variety of IPsec, and SSL/TLS protocols including DES, Triple DES, AES (128, 192, and 256-bit, with counter mode support), MD5, SHA-1, true Random Number Generation, and Public Key. The Hifn processor contains protocol support for SRTP, VoIP, and WLAN (TKIP/ CCMP). In addition, the integral high-speed compression engine makes it ideal for optimizing the performance of applications running over wireless or satellite networks.

“Encore’s VSR-1200 enables both terrestrial and satellite carriers as well as systems integrators to rollout value-added secure broadband services that can compete effectively against alternative broadband technologies,” said Glenn Haley, Product Line Manager of Hifn. “With organizations of all sizes adding broadband access to their networks at an increasing rate, Encore’s VSR-1200 delivers secure solutions that guarantee the best possible performance.”

Hifn Inc.

Encore Networks Inc.

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