5% of our sales to be donated to Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

ukraine appeal

Like much of the world, we here at SeattleLab were shocked and appalled by the suffering of the citizens of Ukraine. We, as a company, wanted to find a way to show our support so we have decided to donate 5% of our online sales to the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal. All online sales […]

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Why your company should upgrade to SSH?

Upgrade to SSH

For many in the manufacturing and logistics industries, one of the biggest questions being asked is “Why upgrade over to SSH?”. In today’s blog, we explain what SSH is and why has it become imperative to have in your organisation.

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Are you prepared for the switch to SSH?

switch to SSH

Switch to SSH There have been many seismic shifts in the world over the last 2 years. The whole world was affected in different ways. The logistics industry was unique in that it was one of a small few that were unable to work from home. This has meant companies working in the global supply […]

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5.3 Support is coming to an end

end of support

End of support As we arrive at a new year, we here at SeattleLab feel it is time to begin looking to the future. So we have made the decision to end of support for our legacy products 5.0 and 5.3 from December 31st 2022. This will mean there will no longer be bug fixes […]

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How SeattleLab work with SAP & other technologies


One of the great features of SeattleLab’s products is their versatility. Both the telnet configured SLNet and the SSH configured SL Secure can work with a huge variety of applications (including SAP). We recently surveyed our clients on the different technologies they use with SLNet and SL Secure. We found that the main prerequisites needed […]

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How SL Secure can be used with your existing SLNet software

Last year SeattleLab released its first SSH only software with SL Secure. SL Secure creates a Windows SSH server with a secure encrypted connection¬†between wireless handheld devices and your line of business applications. And while the product is not a replacement for SLNet, there are many reasons to use them side by side on the […]

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Case Study: Discover why Partners continue to work with SeattleLab

Sector Technology Reseller Profile As a technology reseller, they act as an intermediary between your organization and numerous software publishers for the purpose of not only acquiring software publishers’ offerings but also the provision of administrative and professional services relating to the use of that software. They are responsible for selecting software that best compliments […]

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What does End of Life mean for your Windows Server?

In January 2020, Microsoft ended its support of Windows Server 2008 after 13 years. What does this mean? It means that there will be no free security patches and updates released by Microsoft. It means that if you keep using Windows 7 and/or Windows Server 2008/R2, you will be at a huge risk of being […]

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Get the best out of Windows Server 2019 with SLNet 6.3

End of Support On January 14th 2020, Windows Server 2008 reached the end of its support lifecycle. This meant that after nearly 12 years it was no longer supported and no further software updates will be released. This will, in turn, lead to many security issues as older servers struggle to keep up. This is […]

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Character Mapping: How SLNet can help with communication

What is character mapping? Character Mapping is the ability to change a character during transmission using pre-defined settings. What is UTF-8? UTF-8 is an encoding system for Unicode. It can translate any Unicode character to a matching unique binary string, and can also translate the binary string back to a Unicode character. Why is Character […]

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