Texas Instruments Sitara ARM Microprocessors Now Compatible with Lantronix’ AccessMyDevice™ Service
Enterprise-grade remote access service enables secure access to Sitara-based equipmentWednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Irvine, CA – Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX), global provider of secure, network-enabling technologies, today announced that its VIP Access™ software agent, a powerful part of the AccessMyDevice solution, has been integrated with two Texas Instruments (TI) Sitara™ ARM9® microprocessors (MPUs), AM18x and AM17x. The VIP Access software agent enables the TI Sitara line of microprocessors to provide secure remote access for OEMs’ embedded designs. Used in conjunction with Lantronix’ AccessMyDevice service, access and management to remote equipment can be enabled quickly and easily. AccessMyDevice offers a highly secure and efficient remote access solution via the Internet to equipment, even those that reside behind firewalls. It also extends the benefits of cloud computing to machines.
The TI Sitara ARM MPU family is used widely in the rapidly growing industrial device and remote maintenance market spaces. The VIP Access software agent enables the TI Sitara family to interface with AccessMyDevice and address these markets. VIP Access-enabled TI AM18x and AM17x Sitara ARM MPUs will work in conjunction with existing network management equipment and software to allow highly secure, easy-to-use, remote access and management of host devices.
Customers who are using or designing with the TI AM18x and AM17x Sitara ARM MPUs will receive the following benefits from the new remote access software:
- Reduced upfront and design costs: Licensing costs are eliminated, the software agent is free and the AccessMyDevice service is available as a low-cost monthly subscription.
- Service time and cost savings: Users can upgrade firmware, conduct maintenance and other tasks remotely, saving personnel and maintenance costs and greatly reducing downtime.
Safety and security: The transmission data is encrypted between the user and the machine(s) in question and includes a number of Internet-specific security features.