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LANRover

A remote access server from Shiva Corporation, providing modem and ISDN access to remote users on a network. When dial-up was king, the LANRover was a popular device that connected to the LAN and supported the PPP protocol as well as standard dial-up ANSI terminal connections. See Shiva.



Shiva

(Shiva Corporation, Cambridge, MA) A manufacturer of networking equipment. Founded in 1985, Shiva's first products were its network modems for Macs and PCs. LANRover was a proprietary remote access server, providing dial-up access to LANs. Shiva also developed the remote access software in Windows 95. In 1999, the company was acquired by Intel, and via subsequent acquisitions by Simple Access, Inc., Mernet and Eicon, Shiva products wound up in Dialogic Corporation (www.dialogic.com).



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