Storix Releases SBA for Linux 4.1
Storix Software recently announced the availability of Storix
System Backup Administrator (SBA) for Linux Version 4.1. The software
is currently available for all major distributions and supports
Intel (x86) and PowerPC-based systems. SBA supports all major filesystems,
Logical Volume Manger (LVM), and software RAID (meta-disk) devices.
Storix System Backup Administrator can be used to manage backups
of a standalone system or all Linux systems on the network. SBA's
graphical user interface includes features such as backup scheduling,
tape labels, tape striping, overwrite and retention policies, performance
statistics reporting, and support for sequential autoloaders. SBA's
system installation process allows users to restore onto the same
or a completely different hardware configuration and users can re-customize
their systems by changing filesystem types, adding software RAID
devices, and converting to LVM partitions.
For more information, contact: Storix, http://www.storix.com;
Phone: (619)702-6500; Internet: email@example.com.
everStor Releases Replicator for Mac OS X
everStor Software Corporation recently announced its enterprise-class,
storage management software tools for Mac OS. According to the company,
everStor's Replicator for Mac OS X (10.1 or higher) centralizes
data replication and archiving. EverStor's new OS X products
are designed to run on the Apple OS X software platform while providing
a connection to multiple OS-based network storage environments using
Linux, Solaris, UNIX, and Windows.
For more information, contact: Everstor, http://www.everstor.com;
Phone: (714)970-7511; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IOGEAR Announces MiniView Micro
IOGEAR announced MiniView Micro, a compact switch that measures
2.5" x 2.25" x 0.875", and weighs 0.75 lbs. According
to the company, the MiniView Micro allows users to control two computers
from a single console, providing access to multiple computers without
a network setup. The product works on most hardware platforms with
the majority of operating systems. MiniView Micro (GCS62) is priced
For more information, contact: IOGEAR, http://www.iogear.com;
Phone: (949) 453-8782; Internet: email@example.com.
SoftIntegration Releases Ch 3.0
SoftIntegration, Inc. recently announced the release of Ch version
3.0. According to the company, Ch is an alternative to other scripting
languages and mathematical software packages for automating tasks,
regression test, 2D/3D graphical plotting, and scientific numerical
computing. Ch can be used for embedded scripting for open architecture
software development, real-time interactive computing, mechatronic
system integration, and Web development.
Ch is a platform-independent embeddable C/C++ interpreter. It
supports ISO C standard, C++ class, POSIX, GTK+, Windows, OpenGL,
X/Motif and socket/WinSock with more than 8,000 functions. Ch 3.0
is optimized for embedded scripting and supports more C99 features
than Ch 2.1. Ch 3.0 Professional Edition supports C LAPACK for solving
systems of simultaneous linear equations, eigenvalue problems, and
singular value problems.
Ch for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Linux, Solaris, and HP-UX
is available. Ch Standard Edition is free for academic and non-profit
organizations. For more information, contact: SoftIntegration,
Inc., http://www.softintegration.com; Phone: (530) 297-7398; Internet:
DinoStor Announces DinoStor TapeServer
DinoStor released the DinoStor TapeServer, a network backup appliance
that allows a single automated tape library to be shared across
an existing Ethernet network. According to the company, multiple
Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP)-compliant NAS servers, application
servers, and mail servers can share a single library, reducing the
cost and complexity, while improving performance and reliability
of network backup operations.
DinoStor TapeServer is a network backup appliance that provides
standards-based, vendor- and platform-independent library sharing
without the management problems, performance degradation, and vendor
lock-in inherent in proprietary library sharing designs.
DinoStor TapeServer allows customers to use their existing libraries
and is fully compatible with all standard SCSI tape products, and
it works with the leading NDMP hardware and backup software. DinoStor
TapeServers allow organizations to preserve their existing IT infrastructure
by enabling library sharing over Ethernet networks (including Gigabit
Ethernet), producing Fibre Channel-like speed.
The DinoStor TapeServer is priced at $9995. For more information,
contact: Dinostor, http://www.dinostor.com; Phone: (650) 316-5930;
Aptitune Releases SarCheck 5.0 for AIX
Aptitune Corporation has announced the release of SarCheck Version
5.0 for AIX. According to the company, SarCheck is a performance
management tool that assists systems administrators in the analysis
of system performance by translating the output of several monitoring
utilities into a plain English or HTML-formatted report. SarCheck
identifies performance bottlenecks, finds runaway processes and
memory leaks, recommends changes to various tunable parameters and
hardware configurations, and quantifies remaining system capacity.
One new feature in SarCheck Version 5.0 is its graphing capabilities
-- it uses gnuplot to create graphs on the fly and inserts them
into its HTML output. Both PNG and JPEG graphs are supported, and
the graphs highlight information specific to the operating system
and the values of various kernel parameters.
SarCheck runs on many UNIX platforms, and support for other platforms
is planned. For more information, contact: Aptitune Corporation,
http://www.sarcheck.com; Phone: (603) 382-4200; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Singlestep Technologies Releases Device Management Applications
Singlestep Technologies announced the release of the first in
a series of Device Management Applications developed to give network
managers more efficient management of their network devices. According
to the company, these applications improve the manageability of
select Cisco routers, switches, and security devices. The feature
set includes the ability to:
- Set the status, speed, and duplex of one or more Ethernet interfaces
- Change settings on all interfaces with a single command
- Monitor traffic across one or more interfaces
Because the applications are built with VNOS technology, each
is a visual representation of the device it manages, and also
includes the ability to set policies and automate actions by
simply drawing a line between icons on your computer screen.
For more information on the Cisco Device Management Applications,
contact: Singlestep Technologies, http://www.vnos.net; Phone:
(206) 448-9700; Internet: email@example.com.
Vyant Announces RealTime 2.0
Vyant Technologies announced the release of its RealTime 2.0
high-speed data recovery tool. According to the company, RealTime
offers administrators the means to recover from system crashes,
data corruption, and any type of data failure in minutes. RealTime's
architecture maintains a process of continuous backup, establishing
the means for rapid, precise point-in-time recovery. RealTime
allows administrators to perform full, verifiable restorations,
apply information analysis and data mining on snapshots with
no impact to the production server, and rehearse and verify
enterprise-wide backup procedures.
The recommended RealTime configuration consists of a production
and backup server, and supports both Solaris and AIX operating
systems. RealTime is application neutral and can operate with
any version of any application. RealTime works with existing
storage and backup systems, combining local or remote application
replications and real-time data backup.
For more information, contact: Vyant Technologies, http://www.vyanttech.com;
Phone: (703) 278-4000; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raidtec Launches NAS-in-a-Flash
Raidtec Corporation announced the launch of NAS-in-a-Flash,
an implementation of its NAS Operating System, FlashLinux. According
to the company, NAS-in-a-Flash is the entire FlashLinux combination
of NAS OS and storage applications suite embedded in a Flash
plug-in module for Intel CPU-based motherboards. NAS-in-a-Flash
comes with a server license with unlimited client access.
NAS-in-a-Flash is now shipping and has a list price of $995.
For more information, contact: Raidtec Corporation, http://www.raidtec.com;
Phone: (770) 664-6066; Internet: email@example.com.
VMware Launches GSX Server 2.0
VMware, Inc., announced VMware GSX Server 2.0, the latest
version of its virtual machine software for software lifecycle
management and server consolidation in a wide range of hardware
environments. According to the company, GSX Server 2.0 simplifies
the server infrastructure by partitioning and isolating server
resources in secure and transportable virtual machines. GSX
Server 2.0 allows these resources to be provisioned, remotely
managed, and standardized on a secure, uniform platform.
New and enhanced features in GSX Server 2.0, built on a hosted
architecture, increase the controllability, compatibility, and
capacity of the server. For more information on the GSX Server
2.0, contact: VMware, http://www.vmware.com; Phone: (650)
475-5000; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tandberg Data Releases SDLT320
Tandberg Data ASA announced the availability of the SDLT320
tape drive, which offers a compressed capacity of 320 GB and
a transfer rate of 32 MB/s. According to the company, the Tandberg
SDLT320 offers full backward read compatibility to all DLTtape
IV media, and full read and write compatibility to the SDLT220.
The SDLT320 is also fully compatible with leading server brands,
operating systems, and backup application software. The SDLT
320 drives are offered in internal and external configurations.
For more information, contact: Tandberg Data ASA, http://www.tandberg.com.