Lightspeed, NEI launch new network filtering appliance

NEI, provider of application platforms, deployment solutions and lifecycle support services for software technology developers and OEMs worldwide, has announced that Lightspeed Systems, Inc. has selected NEI to manufacture its new Bottle Rocket school network filtering appliance. Using NEI’s solution design and system integration services, Lightspeed Systems was able to develop and launch its Bottle Rocket appliance in less than 60 days.

The Lightspeed Bottle Rocket is a high-speed, scalable network appliance that performs affordable web filtering for small to medium-sized school networks. The Bottle Rocket is based on Lightspeed Systems’ Web Filter, preloaded on an NEI appliance and made plug-and-play ready for installation and operation with existing school networks. The appliance offers Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)-compliant network filtering and reduced data rate latencies with scalable expansion capability.