For Immediate Release

DART COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES POWERTCP SECURE FTP FOR .NET

Secure FTP enables encrypted and authenticated file transfer capability in Microsoft’s .NET Framework .

Rome, N.Y.- March 14, 2003-

Dart Communications, a leading provider of Internet Development Components and Services, announced today the release of PowerTCP Secure FTP for .NET. This new addition to Dart’s PowerTCP product line enhances Microsoft’s .NET Framework with native classes that add SSL-based encryption and authentication for FTP file transfers.

Using PowerTCP FTP for .NET, files can be easily transferred using wildcards or streams. For advanced usage, direct access to the data connection is available for unprecedented levels of control. In all cases, data can be secured using SSL encryption with certificate authentication. Full support for most major servers in both secure and un-secure modes, including Globalscape, WS_FTP, and Serv_U, and complete customization of both encryption levels and authentication requirements is available. For clients that require substantial proxy support, all major proxy implementations are supported including SOCKS4/5 in secure mode.

"With today’s more rigorous security requirements, transfering files securely across the Internet or Intranet is more important than ever," said Alex Gladshtein, Director of Product Development at Dart. "With PowerTCP Secure FTP for .NET developers can easily build applications that not only encrypt the files they are transferring, but authenticate the computers that involved in the transfer process."

PowerTCP Secure FTP for .NET can be used to add secure file transfer capability to any .NET Windows client application, service, or ASP.NET server application. The component is designed with a multi-threaded architecture for optimum performance and include a design-time testing environment to maximize the RAD capabilities of Visual Studio .NET. Integrated documentation based on the Help 2.0 engine is included along with numerous tutorials and sample applications.

PowerTCP Secure FTP for .NET is available immediately. Additional information about this product, and a 30-day trial download, can be found at Dart Communications’ website http://www.dart.com.

Dart specializes in Internet protocol and formatting standards, providing expertise to customers with PowerTCP Internet Application Development Tools, consulting services, and support. Contact Dart Communications: 1109 Floyd Ave, Rome, N.Y. 13440; Tel: 315-339-8040; Fax: 315-339-8041. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.