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New Products

Yippi-Yeah! Announces Confixx for Web servers

Yippi-Yeah! announced its latest version of Confixx for Web servers. According to the company, Confixx is a graphical Web interface that can be used to administer Linux Web servers on three different levels: interfaces for the administrator, the reseller, and the client. The latest version of Confixx is available in English, French, German, and Italian.

For more information, contact: Yippi-Yeah! E-Business GmbH, Otto-Lilienthal-StraÚe 25, 28199 Bremen, Germany; Phone: +49-421-52259-26; Fax: +49-421-52259-11; WWW:

Automatos Releases Consolidated Capacity Wizard

Automatos Inc. announced the launch of the Automatos Consolidated Capacity Wizard. According to the company, the Consolidated Capacity Wizard can help systems administrators forecast the future resource consumption of a group of different servers in a single consultant-grade report. The Consolidated Capacity Wizard also has the ability to monitor and report on servers using entirely different operating systems.

The Consolidated Capacity Wizard is compatible with servers running Windows NT/2000/XP, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, Tru64, and AIX environments. A sample report is available for download on the Automatos Web site.

For more information, contact: Automatos, 19925 Stevens Creek, Cupertino, CA 95014; Phone: (800) 887-7757; Fax: (408) 973-7231; WWW:

Radware Announces Peer Director

Radware announced the release of Peer Director, an ITM device that dynamically manages Cisco and Juniper IP Backbone traffic. According to the company, the Peer Director introduces traffic management capabilities in multi-homed network environments that utilize Border Gateway Patrol (BGP), the most common method of connecting disparate backbone networks across the Internet. Radware's Peer Director gathers and analyzes real-time statistics associated with Internet traffic carried on multiple links. Based on these statistics and in conjunction with customizable user-defined policies, Peer Director redistributes and optimizes traffic loads between the links through multiple load-balancing algorithms that are proprietary to Radware. Peer Director automatically redirects users to the healthiest link, thereby avoiding traffic congestion that often affect BGP routing schemes.

For more information, contact: Radware, 575 Corporate Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430; Phone: (201) 512-9771 (ext. 236); Fax: (201) 512-9708; WWW:

everStor Adds Linux Feature to Replicator

everStor Software Corporation has added a "One-to-Many" Linux feature to its Replicator storage management software. According to everStor, the new feature allows systems administrators to mirror data to multiple local and remote storage locations on their enterprises. Replicator was originally designed to pull data, locally and remotely, from multiple heterogeneous computers for centralized data replication and archiving. Replicator can now push data from a single computer to multiple Windows-based and UNIX-based computers, which allows sys admins to provide as many layers of protection as they want.

For more information, contact: everStor, 1240 N. Lakeview Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92807; Phone: (714) 970-7511; Fax: (714) 970-7161; WWW:

Command Prompt Announces DocPro 0.2.0

Command Prompt, Inc. announced DocPro 0.2.0, a tool for professional technical authors who maintain a large amount of SGML- and XML-based documentation. According to the company, DocPro will take any DocBook document and transform it into a user-defined format (Postscript, HTML, etc.). DocPro will transform multiple documents to multiple output formats. It includes the capability to arbitrarily set font sizes, margins, and callout definitions via a GUI.

DocPro currently runs on x86 Linux only but will also be released for YellowDog Linux (PPC) and MacOS X. For more information, contact: Command Prompt, Inc., 3439 NE Sandy Blvd. #127, Portland, OR 97232; Phone: (503) 736-4609; WWW:

Zero G Software Ships PowerUpdate 2.0

Zero G Software, a provider of Java technology-based, multi-platform software deployment solutions, announced the availability of a new version of PowerUpdate, the company's software updating and delivery solution. According to the company, PowerUpdate 2.0 adds file synchronization capabilities, MSI support, the ability to extract and execute archive files, support for the Mac OS X platform, and other enhancements. PowerUpdate is designed to update software, such as desktop, enterprise, or multi-tiered Web service software, onto any client or server platform so that end-users have the latest version of an application without the need for developers to contact them for updates, patches, or new releases.

PowerUpdate 2.0 runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and AIX, and is fully compatible with most commercial installation and deployment solutions. For more information, contact: Zero G Software, 514 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; Phone: (415) 512-7771; Fax: (415) 723-7244; Internet:; WWW:

The TOLIS Group Announces New Bru Products

The TOLIS Group, Inc. announced the release of their first new products since acquiring the BRU technology. According to the company, the new products include BRU-Pro 2.0 Linux Server and three versions of BRU 17.0. BRU-Pro 2.0 now includes network traffic data encryption to provide secure communication between clients and the server and network traffic data compression to better utilize available network bandwidth. BRU-Pro 2.0 Linux Server supports medium-to-large commercial networks and provides an expanded list of agents that support most UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh systems. BRU Workstation 17.0 supports small-to-medium size commercial network systems; BRU Desktop 17.0 supports SOHO systems with locally attached archive devices; and BRU Personal Edition 17.0 provides data protection for non-commercial, non-institutional personal use in the home.

For more information, contact: The TOLIS Group, Inc., 10225 East Via Linda, Suite 300, Scottsdale, AZ 85258; Internet:; Phone: (480) 346-2008; Fax: (801) 327-6177; WWW:

Guardian Digital Releases EnGarde Secure Professional

Guardian Digital, Inc., an open source security company, announced the release of the enterprise edition of its EnGarde Secure Linux server operating system. According to the company, EnGarde Secure Professional is a software solution that provides security, ease of use, and open source Web-based management. The EnGarde Secure Workgroup Suite, also just released, is also included. According to Guardian Digital, Inc., EnGarde Secure Professional is capable of supporting thousands of virtual Web sites, email, and DNS domains.

For more information, contact: Guardian Digital, Inc., 3 Industrial Avenue Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458; Phone: (201) 934-9230; Fax: (201) 934-9231; WWW:

Altiris Releases Version 5.5 of Unix Inventory Solution and Unix SW Delivery Solution

Altiris, Inc. announced version 5.5 of Unix Inventory Solution and Unix SW Delivery Solution. According to the company, both products enhance the customer's ability to manage and report on both Windows and UNIX inventory and assets from a single Web-based infrastructure. Both platforms can be managed from a single Web console, and IT personnel can also deliver software to both clients without leaving their desks. Supported UNIX platforms are: SunOS, Solaris Sparc and x86, Linux, HP-UX, AIX RS6000 and PowerPC, and SGI IRIX.

For more information, contact: Altiris, Inc., 355 S. 520 W., Lindon, UT 84042; Phone: (801) 226-8500; Fax: (801) 226-8506; WWW:

Snowbound Software Releases STORM for the Web

Snowbound Software Corporation recently released STORM for the Web, a solution for storing, retrieving, and delivering documents on demand. According to the company, data in any form (including checks, insurance forms, legal documents, engineering drawings, photographs, objects, data streams, scanned images, and binary code) will work with the STORM repository. Organizations can also import information to STORM's repository or to their own established file systems and databases. STORM allows organizations to securely access their data from any Intranet/Internet connection, utilizing any Web browser. STORM can also operate as a standalone desktop application.

For more information, contact: Snowbound Software Corporation, 29 Crafts Street Suite 550, Newtonville, MA 02458; Phone: (617) 630-9495; Fax: (617) 630-0210; WWW:

Rave Computer Announces ARES 1500

Rave Computer Association, Inc. announced an integrated backup and restore system to provide companies with a fast and reliable critical data backup solution while reducing their total cost of ownership. According to the company, ARES 1500 is a completely integrated primary or secondary backup and restore solution to be used onsite or offsite for disaster recovery. This new product is a disk-based backup system offering fault resilient data protection and availability. ARES 1500 features a dedicated Rave Systems server with fault tolerant disk backup and UPS, contained in a 12U cabinet.

For more information, contact: Rave Computer Association, Inc., 36960 Metro Court, Sterling Heights, MI 48312; Phone: (586) 939-8230; Fax: (586) 939-7431; WWW:

Seapine Software Releases TestTrack Pro 4.5

Seapine Software, Inc. announced version 4.5 of TestTrack Pro, which, according to the company, enhances its cross-platform features while increasing its application integration. New features in version 4.5 include Visual C++ add-in access, full TestTrack Pro administration support from a Web browser, SCC integration with Perforce and CS-RCS, and TestTrack Pro server support on Mac OS X. Server support for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP, Linux, and Solaris are also available.

For more information, contact: Seapine Software, Inc., 5390 Courseview Drive, Suite 115, Mason, OH 45040; Phone: (513) 754-1655; Fax: (513) 754-1660; WWW:

SyntheSys Secure Technologies, Inc. Announces JabCast SRC

SyntheSys Secure Technologies, Inc. announced the release of the JabCast Secure Realtime Communications (SRC) system on Compaq AlphaServer systems running the OpenVMS operating system. According to the company, SyntheSys developed the product for JabCast, a New York-based software company. JabCast SRC allows real-time interactive text, file, and document exchange in a secure environment via the Internet across multiple operating systems including Windows NT, Windows 2000, Linux, and UNIX. JabCast SRC also provides security of transmitted information from point of origin and destination in addition to path hiding by encrypting the sender's address from outside observation.

For more information, contact: SyntheSys Secure Technologies Inc., 9045 La Fontana Blvd, Suite B-16, Boca Raton, FL 33434; Phone: (561) 479-4655; Internet:; WWW: