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Ecessa Releases New Firmware Revisions, Free Ecessa Cloud Tool

Updates feature security enhancements and cloud-based management for Ecessa devices.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – September 21, 2015 – Ecessa Corporation today announced the release of revisions 10.5.3, 10.6.3 and 8.4.28 firmware for use on Ecessa PowerLink™, ShieldLink™, ClariLink™ and WANworX™ wide area network controllers. The updates include security and feature enhancements for Ecessa devices.

Revision 10.5.3 is the official production release for current Ecessa models, revision 10.6.3 is the optional beta release and revision 8.4.28 supports legacy Ecessa models.

In addition, the company announced it now provides free access to all features of Ecessa Cloud for customers with current Service Agreements (SLAs). This cloud-based WAN management tool allows network administrators to easily monitor, report, configure and manage multiple Ecessa units and WAN links from a single online console – anytime, anywhere. Ecessa Cloud works with all firmware revisions 8.4 and newer. For more information about Ecessa Cloud and to activate the free tool, please visit .

Ecessa customers are welcome but not required to upgrade to revision 10.5.3. Recommended Production Release 10.5.3 contains:

  • Security enhancements
  • Improved WAN Virtualization and VPN features

Beta Release 10.6.3 includes all features of 10.5.3 plus:

  • Additional improvements to static routes, DNS, diagnostics and QoS features

For full details about these releases, including new features, improvements, changes, fixes, security enhancements, known issues and work arounds, see .

Ecessa device users with current SLA contracts may upgrade to the new firmware for free. Instructions and additional information can be found on the Ecessa support portal.

About Ecessa Corporation

Ecessa designs, manufactures and distributes wide area networking solutions for business. The company’s line of WAN controllers has over 9,000 field installations. Ecessa PowerLink™, ShieldLink™, ClariLink™ and WANworX™ controllers enable organizations of all sizes to reliably run their Internet and cloud-based applications, connect their offices worldwide and distribute traffic among a fabric of multiple, diverse WAN links, ensuring business continuity by removing bottlenecks and eliminating network downtime. These capabilities optimize Never Down™ performance of business-critical applications, aid in lowering IT costs, and make it easier to provision, maintain and support business networks and the applications that run over them. For more information, call 800.669.6242 or visit

Tina Plant, Marketing Manager
Ecessa Corporation
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