|By Business Wire||
|April 11, 2013 12:01 PM EDT||
Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of telecommunications equipment for wireline, wireless and home networks, today announced the availability of remote access functionality for its HomecloudTM product. The new feature is available in recently released software versions of Homecloud Digital Home Manager along with phone and tablet applications using Apple® iOS and Android operating systems.
“This feature completes the initial set of applications that we had planned for Homecloud,” said Rick Gilbert, Chairman and CEO of Westell Technologies. “It facilitates remote access utilizing dynamic DNS, via any internet connection, to data that is accessible to the Homecloud Digital Home Manager. For example, users can easily access their data that is stored on USB or eSATA drives attached to the DHM. They can also access the data stored at home on Homecloud-enabled computers from virtually anywhere.”
Homecloud effectively networks multiple devices using a variety of operating systems. It significantly simplifies the management and sharing of data and media content, and it allows the user to enjoy the benefits of backup and sharing without the privacy and security concerns or the bandwidth demands that are inherent in cloud-based solutions.
Homecloud units may be purchased only via the Homecloud website, www.homecloud.com, at a price of $180 per unit. Fulfillment is provided by Amazon.
Westell Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, designs, distributes, markets and services a broad range of carrier-class communications equipment. This includes digital transmission, intelligent site management, power distribution, demarcation and cell-site optimization products used by wireline and wireless telecommunications service providers, industrial customers, and home network users. For more information, please visit www.westell.com.
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