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uRoam Announces Record Customer Acquisition, Revenues

Recent surge in orders, acceptance of uRoam's SSL-VPN solutions

uRoam Inc., supplier of FirePass, the leading web-based remote access product, today announced that its fourth-quarter (2002) FirePass revenue exceeded the total FirePass revenue from the previous three quarters combined. The total capacity of the systems shipped in Q4 increased sixfold over this same period, with the availability of high-capacity systems augmented by clustering and failover capabilities.

Top-tier organizations in the Federal government, private sector, and international philanthropy all have selected uRoam's FirePass™ server to provide easy, secure, web-based remote access to their enterprise networks. They join a recent surge of new adopters of uRoam's web-based remote access server. uRoam also booked repeat business from two Fortune-500 companies.

Orders and momentum picking up rapidly

"We are very pleased that these organizations have joined the rapidly-growing ranks of FirePass adopters," said Skip Glass, CEO of uRoam. "We are winning enterprise-scale business because FirePass is designed to meet the needs of security-conscious companies with a wide variety of applications, users, and devices to support."

Enterprise-class security, integration, and breadth of application support

FirePass offers robust security and integration options, including RSA and VASCO onetime passwords. It also offers simple, web-based remote access to more enterprise applications than any other SSL-VPN product. In addition, FirePass is the only such product offering direct, web-based access to individual desktop systems in the network.

FirePass also offers a wide variety of integration options with existing enterprise infrastructures, including RADIUS servers, NT Domain servers, and LDAP directories. FirePass also offers clustering and failover options for high capacity and high availability. These enterprise-ready features make FirePass the remote-access solution of choice for enterprises with complex networks and stringent security requirements.

Products and Availability

uRoam products are available to large enterprises through a direct sales force and through authorized reseller partners. Contact uRoam sales at 408.331.2900 for more product information or for details on how to become an Advantage Partner or Reseller. The Advantage Partner Program can also be located on the Web at

About uRoam

uRoam is a privately-held company, founded in 1998, that created and produces FirePass, the industry-leading web-based remote access solution for corporate networks. FirePass provides individuals and organizations with fast, stable, secure access to corporate and desktop data and applications from any Internet browser, without requiring any software or configuration on the accessing device. With FirePass, a single, convenient solution gives superior remote access and powerful wireless support for travelers, telecommuters, partners, remote offices, and workday-extenders. FirePass is the only SSL-based access solution offering all the functionality of IPSec VPNs, plus remote control of individual desktop systems. More information can be found on uRoam Web site at


Sylvia Ahern
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