Lantronix Launches New Virtual Solution for Remote Management and Control of IT Equipment

New Software Version of Award-Winning SLM Family Provides Easy, Centralized IT Infrastructure Management

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IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2012) -  Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced the launch and worldwide availability of its new vSLM™ -- the Virtual Secure Lantronix Management Appliance -- a 'master control center' designed to seamlessly integrate and manage IT (information technology) equipment anywhere in the enterprise with just a few mouse clicks. A free 30 day trial version is available for download at www.Lantronix.com/vSLM.

"The new virtual SLM addresses the ever-increasing need by IT professionals to maximize hardware resources and infrastructure space by doing more with less -- especially when it comes to limited physical location on a rack or in a server room," said Gino Khoe, director of IT for Razor U.S.A. -- a global leader in new categories of rides and action sports, including the popular Razor® Scooter. "As with all departments, our IT team is constantly on the lookout to reduce operating costs. By running virtualized software on a host hardware platform, we are able to maximize efficiency. With the latest iteration of the SLM appliance, Lantronix proves it can continue to evolve and produce products that fill our needs without compromising on features or functionality, but by adding to it."

The Lantronix vSLM
The new vSLM, a follow-on virtual (software) version of the current rack-mountable SLM appliance, is a 'master control center' that seamlessly integrates equipment connected by Lantronix console servers, KVMs, and remote power managers. vSLM also supports access and management of non-Lantronix devices such as servers and other network devices. Through a centralized point of access and common interface, it enables administrators to quickly and easily manage and access equipment anywhere in the enterprise with just a few mouse clicks.

vSLM Highlights:

  • Virtualized central management appliance
  • VMware compatible
  • Consolidates management of IT infrastructure
  • Maintains a secure central point of access for all equipment
  • Reduces troubleshooting and repair time
  • Dynamically discovers devices on local or remote subnets
  • Minimizes total cost of ownership and administrative resources
  • Maximizes equipment up-time

"Making life easier for IT professionals has been the cornerstone of the Lantronix value proposition," said Mak Manesh, vice president of product management for Lantronix. "Our new vSLM embodies that value proposition -- providing the ability for customers to leverage their existing equipment, but still enjoy the same robust functionality and ease-of-use the market has come to know from Lantronix."

Pricing and Availability
The vSLM license is available for purchase worldwide at an MSRP of $1,499.95 from www.Lantronix.com, as well as through the company's global network of distribution and reseller partners. For more information on vSLM or for sales inquiries, please contact sales@lantronix.com.

About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix serves some of the largest medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the world. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif.

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© 2012 Lantronix, Inc. Lantronix, Inc. and Lantronix are registered trademarks, and vSLM is a trademark of Lantronix, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective holders. Specifications subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.

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Lantronix
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