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SecureCRT 6.7 Official from VanDyke Software Now Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux Platforms

Albuquerque, N.M. (May 26, 2011) — VanDyke Software®, a developer of multi-platform terminal emulation software and security solutions, today announced the official release of SecureCRT® 6.7 for Linux. This new release offers Linux users powerful session management, advanced security, and time-saving automation tools in a tabbed GUI terminal emulator.

SecureCRT 6.7 gives network administrators a single application solution that works on Windows, Mac, and Linux (currently Ubuntu and Red Hat) platforms. Ken Clifford, a network engineer who tested SecureCRT 6.7, said, "I love that the user community will be able to use this client to access their local shell, which gives them a one-client solution for not only remote sessions but also for the terminal." This new release features local shell support, a customizable button bar, tabbed sessions for switching connections, and instant feedback on session status.

SecureCRT's automation tools include embedded Python scripting support and a script recorder. "Scripting allows me to formulate a list of mundane tasks into an executable file that will do bulk configurations," said Karl Crous, a network team leader at University of Waikato. "I've used other terminal applications, but I found SecureCRT to be the best."

Joseph Dougherty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute evaluated the 6.7 release for his educational networking lab, saying "the tabbed SecureCRT GUI and, even more importantly, scripting support are extraordinarily useful in our setting — the less time students waste opening up connections and doing device wipes and reloads, the better."

Availability of SecureCRT 6.7

VanDyke Software's SecureCRT is a terminal client that helps network administrators manage secure remote access, and securely "tunnel" e-mail, web, and corporate application data. To download a fully-functional evaluation copy of SecureCRT 6.7, visit the VanDyke Software website at The 30-day evaluation period includes access to VanDyke Software's technical support group.

About VanDyke Software, Inc.

Busy IT professionals depend on VanDyke Software to deliver rock-solid, easy-to-configure software for secure remote access, secure file transfer, terminal emulation, and remote administration. VanDyke Software offers a fully-supported 30-day evaluation of its products prior to purchase, providing both evaluators and customers with a higher level of service. The company's product offerings include the SecureCRT Secure Shell terminal emulator, the SecureFX® secure file transfer client, the VanDyke ClientPack, and the VShell® Secure Shell server. For more information about VanDyke Software, visit the company's website at

Customer Testimonials

  • "Thanks for the new feature and for the notification that it had been added — I don't really know of any other developer that notifies people who have given feedback like you guys do. That makes for very happy customers."

    —Burt Heymanson, SecureCRT Customer

  • "I would like to thank you for the amazing quality of service and SecureCRT support you give to us."

    —Anton Starovoytov, Solarix Networks, SecureCRT Customer

  • "Thank you for a great release! I've been actively using SecureCRT for many, many years and it's simply the best SSH client in existence!"

    —Rich Tricoche, SecureCRT Customer

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