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equinux and Parallels Partner on Remote Access


Parallels Desktop for Mac is fully compatible with VPN Tracker 5 under Mac OS X.

San Francisco, USA (Macworld Expo 2008) .- equinux and Parallels have partnered to allow business professionals with Parallels Desktop for Mac to securely connect to their remote networks using VPN Tracker 5, equinux’s market-leading IPsec based VPN client for Mac OS X. Users can now take full advantages of using their Parallels Desktop virtual machine and the high security standards that come with using VPN Tracker 5.

“It’s no longer an issue for business users to go from Windows to Mac OS X,” says equinux CEO, Till Schadde. “Basically, every Windows application that can be used with Parallels Desktop for Mac can access a highly encrypted VPN Tunnel under Mac OS X provided by VPN Tracker 5.”

“Parallels is committed to empowering large and small business to use whatever OS they want - Windows, Mac or Linux,” said Bryan Goode, Director of Business Development of Parallels. “Teaming with equinux takes that philosophy out of the office via VPN to wherever anyone happens to be working.”

About VPN Tracker
VPN Tracker 5 is the next generation of the market-leading IPsec based VPN Client for Mac OS X. VPN Tracker 5 securely connects your Mac with remote networks to easily access files, servers and emails. VPN Tracker was completely rebuilt from ground up in Cocoa to ensure the best user experience and highest security yet.

About SWsoft
SWsoft (soon to be renamed Parallels) is a global leader in virtualization and automation software that helps consumers, businesses and service providers optimize their use of technology. The company’s software is used by more than 700,000 customers in 125 countries. The SWsoft product line includes Virtuozzo Containers - the leading operating system virtualization solution, Parallels Desktop - the leading desktop virtualization product and Plesk - the leading server control panel. Founded in 1999, the company has offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

About equinux
equinux (, located in San Mateo, CA (USA) and headquartered in Munich, Germany, develops and distributes successful Mac solutions for professionals and consumers alike. Today users from all over the world rely on equinux’ award-winning and trusted applications. The business solution VPN Tracker is the market-leading VPN client for the Mac OS X Platform. iSale, equinux’s successful eBay auctioning solution won several Apple Design Awards, and currently represents the 2006 winner in the most competitive category “Best Mac OS X User Experience”.

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