BladeLogic Announces Software Suite 4.0
BladeLogic Inc. announced a new software suite that, according
to the company, extends the UNIX shell to manage Windows, UNIX,
and Linux servers simultaneously, from a single console. BladeLogic
Software Suite 4.0 supports 14 operating systems and increases the
number of servers systems administrators can manage concurrently.
According to the company, sys admins can update servers enterprise-wide
simultaneously and identify inconsistencies that can cause crashes
or security vulnerabilities. BladeLogic Software Suite 4.0 begins
shipping in the first quarter of 2002.
For more information, contact: BladeLogic, Inc., 181 Spring
Street, 3rd Floor, Lexington, MA 02421; Phone: (781) 372-5161; Fax:
781-372-5299; WWW: http://www.bladelogic.com.
Microlite Ships BackupEDGE SS
Microlite Corporation announced BackupEDGE SS, a commercial backup
and crash recovery software product. According to the company, BackupEDGE
SS supports bootable tape, DVD-RAM, and CD-R/RW backups under Linux,
SCO OpenServer 5, Caldera Open UNIX 8, and UnixWare 7. Evaluation
copies are now available from the Microlite Corporation Web site.
For more information, contact: Microlite Corporation, WWW:
Vector Networks Announces LANutil Suite 5.1
Vector Networks Inc. announced the release of LANutil 5.1 desktop
management software. According to the company, version 5.1 includes
a tool that quantifies application usage by individual PC, allowing
managers to record, evaluate, and reduce wasted license fees for
underused programs, and stay in compliance with employed applications.
Free evaluation downloads are available from their Web site. For
more information, contact: Vector Networks Inc., 3425 Corporate
Way, Suites D - G, Duluth, GA 30096; Phone: (770) 622-2850; Fax:
(770) 495-6214; WWW: http://www.vector-networks.com.
IOGEAR Announces MiniView III USB 2.0
IOGEAR announced the upcoming release of its MiniView III USB
2.0 KVM Peripheral (KVMP) sharing switch, which allows users to
control up to four computers, access two next-generation USB peripherals
from a single KVMP switch, and daisy-chain up to 127 operating systems.
According to the company, the new USB 2.0 offers transfer rates
of 480 mbps. The product is PC and Mac compatible and has push button
controls to select computers and an OSD (On-Screen Display) menu.
The two- and four-port (GCS1722U/1724U) products are priced at $179.99
and $249.99 (MSRP) respectively and will be available in the first
For more information, contact: IOGEAR, 23 Hubble Drive, Irvine,
CA 92618; Phone: (949) 428-1111; Fax: (949) 428-1100; WWW: http://www.iogear.com.
Cisco Press Releases New Routing Protocol Title
Cisco Press announced the November 2001 release of Troubleshooting
IP Routing Protocols (CCIE Professional Development), by Abe
Martey, CCIE, Faraz Shamim, CCIE, Johnson Liu, CCIE, Zaheer Aziz,
CCIE (ISBN: 1587050196). According to the publisher, Troubleshooting
IP Routing Protocols provides step-by-step guidelines for solving
particular routing failure scenarios. The book provides an overview
of routing and concentrates on the troubleshooting steps engineers
should take in resolving various routing protocol issues that arise
in a network.
Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols explains the key ingredients
of an IP network (IP addressing, IP routers, and transport technologies)
and how all the pieces play together in functional IP networks.
It also covers the following IP routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS,
RIP (v1 and v2), IGRP, and EIGRP. For more information, contact:
Cisco Press, 201 W. 103rd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46290; WWW:
Aladdin Releases eSafe Appliance
Aladdin Knowledge Systems announced the release of eSafe Appliance,
a Linux-based pre-configured, plug and play content security appliance.
According to the company, eSafe Appliance is designed to provide
simple installation, yet strong protection for small- to medium-sized
businesses. eSafe Appliance is compatible with Check Point's
OPSEC Firewall-1, and meant as a replacement for purchasing a dedicated
PC. eSafe Appliance is a one-time purchase accompanied by eSafe's
standard per-seat activation license and maintenance fee. With one
appliance and eSafe Gateway activated, organizations can receive
up to 3 MB of Internet HTTP, FTP, and SMTP traffic with simplified
administration and central management. When installed as a secure
mail relay in DMZ, eSafe Appliance with eSafe Mail activated can
inspect and forward an average of one million emails a day.
Aladdin's eSafe Appliance is priced between $750 and $850
with the option of using eSafe Gateway and/or eSafe Mail at a per-seat
license/maintenance fee. For more information, contact: Aladdin
Knowledge Systems, Inc., 2920 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington
Heights, IL 60004; Phone: (847) 818-3800; Fax: (847) 818-3810; Internet:
firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW: http://www.ealaddin.com.
SuSE Releases Linux Enterprise Server 7
SuSE Linux announced the release of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 for S/390, the latest version of its server operating system for
deployment in enterprise mainframes. According to the company, the
new release is based on kernel 2.4, and this SuSE server version
now supports S/390 servers as well as IBM eServer zSeries z900.
For more information, contact: SuSE, 580 Second Street, Suite
210, Oakland, CA 94607; Phone: (510)-628-3380; Fax: (510)-628-3381;
Internet: email@example.com; WWW: http://www.suse.com.
nStor Announces AdminiStor 6.1
nStor Technologies announced AdminiStor 6.1, an upgraded version
of its storage management software suite. According to the company,
AdminiStor 6.1 provides the configuration, monitoring and centralized
management capabilities required by storage area networks (SAN)
and other enterprise storage deployments. Standard RAID configurations
can be set up from the same graphical user interface (GUI) without
interruption of server operations. Online RAID expansion is provided
for direct connect or SAN environments, and logical unit mapping
(LUN) is built into the controller for storage allocation and partitioning.
AdminiStor's monitoring capabilities provide real-time status
of all storage devices within a pool, and local and remote systems
administration is enabled via Web browsers on a LAN/SAN network
or over the Internet.
AdminiStor 6.1 supports mixed operating system environments, including
Red Hat Linux 6.1 and 7.2, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Sun Solaris.
For more information, contact: nStor, 10140 Mesa Rim Road, San
Diego, CA 92121; Phone: (858) 453-9191; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Auspex Releases Brat Network Server
Auspex Systems, Inc., a provider of enterprise storage solutions,
announced a small, low-cost Network Attached Storage (NAS) server
called the Auspex brat, which is the company's first NAS appliance
designed to sit anywhere in the enterprise. According to the company,
all components come installed in a 52" high x 28" wide
cabinet. The Brat Network Server includes 500 GB of storage (expandable
in 500-GB increments up to 4 TB), Auspex's NDMP-based TurboReplicator
software for use in conjunction with the customer's backup
and restore application, a bilingual operating system that permits
secure file sharing across UNIX and Windows platforms, two RAID
controllers, one network interface card, and a distribution unit
built into the cabinet.
For more information, contact: Auspex, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa
Clara, CA 95050; Phone: (408) 566-2000; WWW: http://www.auspex.com.
Recourse Releases Gigabit ManHunt
Recourse Technologies, a provider of threat management solutions,
announced the release of Gigabit ManHunt, a high performance version
of its threat management solution for detecting, analyzing, and
responding to both signature and non-signature-based attacks at
gigabit speeds. According to the company, Gigabit ManHunt detects
both known and previously unseen attacks at wire speed on multiple
fast-Ethernet or Gigabit-Ethernet links. ManHunt provides aggregation,
correlation, and analysis technology, which can decrease the number
of false positives.
For more information, contact: Recourse Technologies, Inc.,
700 Bay Road Redwood City, CA 94063-2469; Phone: (650) 381-8000;
Fax: (650) 568-0598; WWW: http://www.recourse.com.
InfoExpress Releases CyberGatekeeper
InfoExpress, Inc. announced that its remote system policy enforcer
CyberGatekeeper Suite is now shipping. According to the company,
CyberGatekeeper gives systems administrators a single platform to
define and enforce security configurations for remote computers
accessing their corporate networks. The software enforces corporate
security by auditing remote systems to ensure that they are safe
before they can access the corporate network. If a system is not
safe, CyberGatekeeper automatically shuts down access to the corporate
CyberGatekeeper is a vendor-neutral remote system policy enforcer
designed to work with third-party software, including Virtual Private
Network (VPN) clients, personal firewalls, and anti-virus programs,
providing administrators with flexibility in their choice of applications.
It also allows administrators to enforce custom configurations and
applications on remote systems.
For more information, contact: InfoExpress, 170 S. Whisman
Road, Suite B, Mountain View, CA 94041; Phone: (650) 623-0260; Fax:
(650) 623-0268; Internet: email@example.com; WWW: http://www.infoexpress.com.
XAO Announces XAO 1.0
XAO Inc, formerly a division of VA Linux Systems, announced the
availability of XAO 1.0, a Web-services software solution based
on the Apache Web server. According to the company, XAO 1.0 allows
companies to integrate data from disparate sources such as relational
databases, legacy applications, ERP systems, and other application
servers and make them available in a standardized fashion. The resulting
system can then be made available as a Web service or in the data
format specified for the customer. XAO 1.0 is the company's
first product release since being spun off from VA Linux Systems.
For more information, contact: XAO Inc., 221 E. Walnut St.,
Suite 102, Pasadena, CA 91101; Phone: (626) 584-9335; Fax: (626)
584-9364; WWW: http://www.xao.com.
MKS Releases MKS Toolkit 8.0
MKS recently announced the release of
MKS Toolkit 8.0. According to the company, this release will increase
a customer's ability to perform cross-platform, software development,
Windows scripting along with the addition of AlertCentre, a solution
for availability monitoring, alerting, and automating corrective actions.
AlertCentre is available with the MKS Toolkit 8.0 and can also be
purchased as an add-on solution for all other MKS Toolkit Products.
For more information, contact: MKS, 410 Albert Street, Waterloo,
ON Canada N2L 3V3; Phone: (519) 884-2251; Fax: (519) 884-8861; WWW: