New Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Adapters for Secure Host Access, File Transfer, and Secure Email Integration

Extending Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 with fully-managed .NET Framework-based Adapters for secure Internet messaging.

Orlando, FL, June 7th, 2005 - /n software inc. ( - a leading provider of professional Internet development tools and components - released the first major update to their fully-managed secure communications adapters for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004. This update of the /n software Adapters for Microsoft BizTalk Server includes new adapters for Secure Shell (SSH) host access, fully-managed file transfer, and secure Email integration.

"/n software provides a broad range of enterprise-class communications and security Adapters for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004," said Matthew Mulligan, Senior Product Manager for Server Products at Microsoft. "Connectivity is an essential component of e-business integration and the /n software Adapters include Internet communications capabilities that greatly extend the integration opportunities for customers using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004."

The /n software Adapters extend the features of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 with advanced Internet communications and security capabilities. The /n software Adapters seamlessly integrate into the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 messaging pipeline and support full Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 integration for creating and managing BizTalk Server orchestrations. Built on top of award winning IPWorks products, the /n software Adapters include robust implementations of the underlying protocol technologies and support a wide range of enterprise features including advanced proxy and firewall support, strong 128-bit encryption, a highly-efficient asynchronous socket architecture, and much more.

This release includes the following Adapters for Microsoft BizTalk 2004:

  • /n software AS2 Adapter - eBusinessReady™ Certified AS2 (EDI-INT) Adapter.
  • /n software FTPS Adapter - SSL-Enabled Secure FTP Adapter.
  • /n software SFTP Adapter - Secure Shell (SSH) Enabled FTP Adapter.
  • /n software FTP Adapter - A Fully-Managed FTP Alternative with Advanced Firewall support.
  • /n software Secure Shell (SSH) Adapter - Secure Shell (SSH) Host Access Adapter.
  • /n software Email Adapters - Email Send and Receive Adapter supporting SMTP, POP, & IMAP.
  • /n software Secure Email Adapters - Secure Email (SMTPS/POPS/IMAPS) Adapter.

The /n software Adapters for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 are available immediately for download or purchase directly from the /n software website at /n software Red Carpet Subscription customers will automatically receive free development licenses of the Adapters as part of their Q2 2005 subscription update. For more information about the /n software Adapters go to

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