devSoft Inc. Starts Shipping IPWorks SSL V4

a Comprehensive Suite of Royalty-Free SSL-Enabled Internet Components

June 4th, 2000, Microsoft TechEd 2000, Orlando, FL - devSoft Inc. - - a leading provider of Internet Development Tools announced today that it has started shipping IPWorks SSL V4, 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. This is a no-compromise, comprehensive suite of royalty-free SSL-enabled components, an industry first in many ways.

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..

IPWorks SSL V4 consists of 4 editions: ActiveX, Delphi, C++, and C++ Builder. Each edition includes 11 components 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 ActiveX Edition includes ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. The C++ Edition consists of a C++ class library bundled into a DLL. The Delphi and C++ Builder Editions include NATIVE Delphi and C++ Builder VCLs fully integrated with the Borland Delphi and C++ Builder IDEs.

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.

IPWorks SSL V4 is immediately available for purchase directly from devSoft Inc. at or authorized resellers worldwide. Free trial versions of the package are also available for download from the company website at

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/n software is the market leader in software components for Communications and Security development. Founded in 1994, /n software (pronounced 'n software') is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can reach the company via email at, on the World Wide Web at, or by calling US: (800) 225-4190 or International: (919) 544-7070.


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