devSoft Inc. Releases Public Beta of IPWorks SSL

SSL Security and Digital Certificates Enabled Across The Complete Array of Internet Components In IPWorks

February 14, 2000, VBITS, San Francisco, CA - devSoft Inc. today released the first public beta of IPWorks SSL, a new addition to its award-winning IPWorks Internet Toolkit. IPWorks SSL introduces SSL and Digital Certificates to the IPWorks components, providing Secure Web Browsing, Secure Client, Secure Server, Secure Mail, Digital Certificate Management Capabilities, and a lot more.

Initially introduced in 1995, IPWorks is actively used by most Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies, as well as thousands of independent software developers worldwide. The product eliminates much of the complexity of developing connected applications for Windows platforms by providing easy-to-use programmable components that facilitate tasks such as sending email, transferring files, browsing the web, accessing directories, etc..

The current beta release of IPWorks SSL consists of 11 ActiveX Controls for secure internet connectivity: HTTPS, SMTPS, POPS, IMAPS, FTPS, LDAPS, NNTPS, TelnetS, IPPortS, IPDaemonS, and CertMgr. They consist of security-enabled versions of the corresponding components in the IPWorks Internet Toolkit.

The client components such as HTTPS, SMTPS, etc. provide full control over the process of setting up SSL connections, including certificate management, verification, and certificate-based client authentication. The secure server control, IPDaemonS, is a generic SSL server, providing full secure server capabilities, combined with unprecedented ease of use. A demo of a secure web server application (with full source code) is also included in the package. The CertMgr control provides certificate management capabilities.

The beta IPWorks SSL is available for free download from the company website at Currently, only ActiveX Controls are provided. C++ Classes, and Delphi/C++ Builder VCLs will be provided before the end of February 2000.

The final release of IPWorks SSL is planned for the second quarter of 2000. Pricing information will be announced upon final release. Following on the tradition of previous IPWorks releases, this package will also be royalty-free. For the latest news, please visit the company website at

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