/n software Releases The First Public Beta of /n software NetCmdlets for Microsoft Windows PowerShell

A comprehensive Suite of Network Monitoring and Management Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for IT Professionals managing operating systems and heterogeneous devices.

November 14th 2006, Microsoft TechEd : IT Forum, Barcelona, Spain � /n software inc. (www.nsoftware.com) announces the first public beta of /n software NetCmdlets, a suite of Microsoft Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for network monitoring, management, remote access and file transfer. Using /n software NetCmdlets and Windows PowerShell, Systems Administrators and IT professionals can easily manage heterogeneous networks and network devices directly from Windows PowerShell.

The /n software NetCmdlets extend the features of Windows PowerShell with a broad range of network management and messaging capabilities. The current beta contains more than 20 cmdlets implementing major networking protocols such as SNMP, LDAP, DNS, Syslog, HTTP, WebDav, FTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Rexec/RShell, Telnet, and more.

Built entirely on the Microsoft .NET framework, /n software NetCmdlets afford unprecedented levels of security, flexibility, and manageability. "Platform innovations usually take time to make their way into tools for IT Professionals. ," said Gent Hito, President and CEO of /n software. "Windows PowerShell provided us with an excellent vehicle for putting our .NET networking-related technologies, already used by tens of thousands of professional developers worldwide, in the hands of IT Professionals around the world."

"Network management is a crucial task for ensuring system uptime and resolving user issues", said Jeff Price, Senior Director, in the Windows Server Division at Microsoft. "/n software NetCmdlets significantly extend Windows PowerShell by allowing IT Professionals simple command-line access to networking protocols commonly used to manage Windows and network devices."

"The shell has always been an incredibly powerful tool for IT and networking professionals and Microsoft Windows PowerShell takes the Windows command line shell to an entirely new level," said Eric Madariaga, Director of Marketing at /n software. "Windows PowerShell includes a tremendous amount of versatility, flexibility, and functionality in a very easy to use interface. By using NetCmdlets and Windows PowerShell it is possible to manage and monitor all kinds of network devices directly from the command line. Common tasks like switch port monitoring, router management, or VLAN configuration become easy to implement and entirely scriptable."

The first public beta of NetCmdlets is available for download directly from the /n software website. For more information about NetCmdlets, go to www.nsoftware.com/powershell/.

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