Tut Announce the Availability of Expressway

Tut Systems Inc. , a leading provider of turnkey hotel broadband systems,
today announced the availability of Expressway(TM) Service Management
Platform (SMP) for wired and wireless high-speed Internet access in small
and mid-sized hotels. The Expressway(TM) SMP is the centerpiece of Tut’s
Express Internet Package, a complete and optimized solution designed to
help meet the hotel’s installation and budget requirements.
The latest addition to Tut’s industry-leading Expresso(R) product line,
the Expressway(TM) SMP is intended to serve the hospitality industry’s
demand to make high-speed Internet access (HSIA) a “must-have” amenity.
The Expressway(TM) SMP provides transparent Internet access, validation
and PMS billing to any hotel guest, in-room or public areas, irrespective
of connection type and network configuration.

The Express Internet Package, an integrated solution built and optimized
to allow installation in a matter of hours, includes:

—High Speed network equipment;—Expressway(TM) Service Management
Platform;—Installation Guide; and—Marketing Kit.

Key benefits for the hoteliers’ business and vacation travelers include
the ability to:

—Send and receive email with shorter upload/download times;


—Connect reliably to secure sites, such as a business traveler’s
Intranet or Extranet; and

—Gain high-speed access that allows for Internet Streaming Audio and

Expressway(TM) Service Management Platform Incorporates Key Features &

The Expressway(TM) SMP is an integrated solution tailored for small to
mid-size hotel properties. It leverages the features and functions of
Tut’s Expresso SMS 2000 system that has been deployed in hotel chains in
multiple countries. Expressway(TM) SMP is a compact platform that includes
both the system and subscriber management databases in a single wall or
rack-mounted unit. The unit also includes:

—Secure VLAN switch;—Full suite of subscriber management features;
and—User-friendly Web GUI for configuration and management.

Expressway(TM) SMP supports “plug-n-play” Internet access as well as
extensive authentication and billing options. It aggregates Internet
traffic from/to Tut’s Expresso systems that use existing telephone lines,
conventional Ethernet wiring systems, and/or 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi
transmission systems in any mixed network configuration.

“Tut pioneered HSIA for hotels and for many years has been a leading
supplier of HSIA equipment to service providers and integrators
worldwide,” says Greg Ioffe, vice president and general manager of Tut’s
Private Broadband Networks division. “The Expressway(TM) SMP and our
Express Internet Package provides an integrated and cost-effective
high-speed Internet solution that offers flexibility to hotels and its

Expressway(TM) Service Management Platform and the Express Internet
Package are now available for order from Tut distributors and solution
providers. Please refer to http://www.tutsystems.com/mtu and look for
Expressway(TM) SMP and Express Internet Package for a detailed description
or contact a Tut Systems sales representative at 800-998-4888 ext. 4500.

Tut Systems, Inc. delivers industry-leading content processing and
distribution products for deploying next-generation data and video
services over broadband networks. Service providers, content providers and
government agencies throughout the world use Tut Systems solutions to
deliver broadcast-quality video over broadband networks.

Tut Systems is headquartered in Lake Oswego, OR with regional offices
across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information visit
http://www.tutsys.com/ or call 800-998-4888 x 4500.