Hosted Service delivers zero configuration VPN connection.

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LogMeIn Hamachi virtual private network (VPN) service takes less than a minute to set up, requires no firewall or router reconfiguration, and delivers VPN connection over direct, secure peer-to-peer link. Computers connected via Hamachi can communicate over Internet as if they are on same local area network. Users are provided with access to traditional network resources such as intranets and shared folders as well as support and diagnostic tools.

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LogMeIn Launches Instant, Zero Configuration VPN

LogMeIn Hamachi Quickly and Easily Connects Hard to Reach Computers for Instant Access to Network Resources

WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 31 / -- LogMeIn, Inc. (, creator of the world's most widely used remote connectivity and support services, today announced the release of LogMeIn Hamachi -- a zero configuration, instant virtual private network (VPN) service that gives network administrators and support professionals the ability to quickly, easily and inexpensively provide remote users the connectivity and services traditionally available only on a corporate network or through complex traditional VPNs.

LogMeIn Hamachi -- already in use on more than five million machines during the beta program -- takes less than a minute to set up, requires no firewall or router reconfiguration, and delivers a VPN connection over a direct, secure peer-to-peer link. Hamachi provides users (remote employees, branch offices, consultants, even customers) access to traditional network resources such as intranets and shared folders as well as support and diagnostic tools.

"There is a huge demand for VPNs that are easier to set up and less expensive to maintain -- especially by small businesses," said Michael Simon, CEO of LogMeIn, Inc. "LogMeIn Hamachi delivers VPN connectivity as an Internet service and sets up in under a minute. It delivers a true LAN experience over the Internet while being flexible, fast and -- most importantly -- secure."

"This is the perfect solution to remotely support our customers' high-end printers, without extensive and expensive onsite hardware installation and configuration," said Todd Malone, Prepress Service Portfolio Director, KODAK Service & Support. "Now, our customers have the peace-of-mind that comes with instant 24/7 support, at a substantial cost reduction to traditional onsite support."

"The remote access and remote support services markets can expand their audience through the addition of complementary technologies," says Stacy Sudan, Research Analyst for IDC's Mobile Software program. "On demand VPN capabilities will be a good match for companies that can't afford an expensive VPN solution but need the functionality, or IT professionals that need LAN-like, always on access to the computers they support."

Pricing and Availability

LogMeIn Hamachi will be available for download in November at On download, users can choose to use the free version of Hamachi, or sign up immediately for the premium, hosted service by enrolling in a 30-day free trial period. The premium service -- which begins at $39 per seat per year, with volume discounts available ( -- includes the ability to run Hamachi as a service, advanced network management controls, performance enhancements and additional network capacity (16 vs. 256). The beta version of Hamachi remains available.

About LogMeIn's Line of Support Products

LogMeIn Hamachi -- -- Hamachi is an instant VPN service that enables quick and easy set up of a computer network to access and share information. Computers connected via Hamachi can communicate over the Internet as if they are on the same local area network (LAN), allowing for a number of valuable uses, including remote access, remote control and file management. Introduced in beta in January 2005, Hamachi has more than five million beta users -- adding 600,000 new computers each month.

LogMeIn IT Reach -- -- provides sophisticated remote access, support, management, and reporting tools to any size enterprise. It can easily be deployed to a few or few hundred computers in minutes or hours, with minimal end-user interaction. Through its web-based interface, it easily 'snaps' into existing networks and infrastructures, without conflicting with existing applications.

LogMeIn Rescue -- -- is a web-based remote support tool that allows a technician to connect to a remote PC in seconds, without pre-installing software. It is designed for ease-of-use, multi- tasking, and simplified administration, and scales to meet the needs of both large and small IT support organizations. The Customer Applet is a small executable that is downloaded onto the remote customer PC being supported. It is the interface for the remote PC user to chat with the support technician and it allows the technician to remote control their desktop.

About LogMeIn, Inc. --

LogMeIn, Inc. offers the world's largest remote connectivity service with more than ten million users. The LogMeIn family includes LogMeIn Free, LogMeIn Pro, LogMeIn Rescue, LogMeIn IT Reach, LogMeIn Backup and LogMeIn Scout. These, along with RemotelyAnywhere and LogMeIn Hamachi, provide secure remote access, support and administration to mobile professionals, helpdesk and system administrators worldwide. LogMeIn is based in Woburn, MA with European headquarters in Budapest, Hungary.

Source: LogMeIn, Inc.

Joseph Eckert, LogMeIn, Inc., +1-203-270-3711,

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