New Products

HP SureStore NetStorage 6000

The HP SureStore NetStorage 6000, intended for workgroups and departments, provides raw capacity of 72 GB to 360 GB, boasts a 5u rack-mountable unit, and attaches to the network without disrupting current operations. The NetStorage 6000 is compatible with heterogeneous network environments, including UNIX, Linux, and Windows NT. It can be installed, configured and managed with a Web-based administration tool that can be accessed remotely from any workstation on the network. The NetStorage 6000 also offers hot-swappable RAID technology and is compatible with different backup solutions such as the HP DLT Autoloader 818 Tape Library and VERITAS Backup Exec.

For more information, visit www.hp.com.

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SureStore AutoBackup

HP’s new thin server, HP SureStore AutoBackup, allows automated backup for desktop and network-connected mobile PCs. This NAS appliance comes in two versions: the PC25 (designed for up to 25 users) and the PC100 (designed for up to 100 users). SureStore AutoBackup automatically stores all of the data from a PC’s hard drive, and backs up only data that has been changed. End users may access backed-up files with the click of a button.

For more information, visit www.hp.com.

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Sun Remote Services 2.0

Sun Microsystems offers Sun Remote Systems (SRS) 2.0, a suite of remote management services with phone home capabilities that supports Sun’s network storage products. SRS 2.0 is designed to enable Sun to proactively identify and resolve potential problems that might threaten the availability of a customer’s systems, including storage, the server, Solaris Operating Environment and applications software. It uses an intelligent agent-based architecture to continuously monitor key system variables and contact Sun in the event of a problem so that the problem can be resolved quickly. SRS 2.0 is currently included with SunSpectrum Platinum and SunSpectrum Gold customer service programs.

For more information, visit www.sun.com/srs.

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TapeWare Bundled with SureStore

Yosemite Technologies has entered an agreement with HP to have TapeWare, Yosemite’s storage management software, bundled with the HP SureStore family of DAT and DLT tape drives. The introduction of TapeWare into HP SureStore products offers a complete backup solution and One-Button Disaster Recovery for Windows NT and NetWare. TapeWare will be offered through HP’s international network of resellers and distributors.

For more information, call (559) 292-8888, or visit www.tapeware.com.

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DLT Storage Solution

Benchmark Tape Systems and NovaStor Corp. have joined forces to offer a complete DLT Storage Solution with the compatibility of the Benchmark DLT1 tape drive and DLT7 autoloader with NovaStor’s NovaNET 8 network backup software. The NovaNet 8 solution enables Benchmark users to backup multiple servers and workstations in a mixed NT/2000, NetWare and Linux network environment. The Benchmark DLT1 tape drive features an 80 GB compressed capacity and a 6 MB/second transfer rate; it is read-compatible with the DLT4000 utilizing DLTtapeTM IV media. The Benchmark DLT7 autoloader features a seven cartridge 280 GB native capacity (560 GB compressed) and a single drive performance of 6 MB/second compressed transfer rate.

For more information, visit www.BenchmarkTape.com or www.novastor.com.

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Ultera DVD-R MultiMaster

Ultera Systems’ DVD-R MultiMaster array controller is designed to bring a new level of performance and flexibility to small-scale DVD replication applications. The DVD-R MultiMaster allows up to 12 DVDs to be created simultaneously in about the same amount of time it would normally take to create one disc. It supports up to 12 SCSI-based DVD-R drives from Pioneer New Media technologies, and is flash-upgradeable to support recording speeds beyond the current 8x (1.2 MB/second). The Ultera controller supports both disc at once and incremental writing recording modes on the Pioneer DVD-R drives. The Ultera controller is operating system- and application software-independent, providing plug-and-play compatibility with Windows 95/98/NT, Mac OS, UNIX and Linux platforms.

For more information, call (949) 367-8800, or visit www.ultera.com.

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Spectracom’s NetClock/NTP

Spectracom Corporation has enabled customers to share accurate time with other network nodes throughout an Ethernet network with its NetClock/NTP Network Time Provider, Model 8189. The NetClock/NTP Network Time Provider is designed to deliver system-wide split-second timing information to computer networks. It has both an Ethernet network interface and the industry-standard NetClock RS-232 and RS-485 time code outputs for non-networked devices. Model 8189 includes a window-mount GPS antenna (Model 8228), 50 feet of coaxial antenna cable and SMA connector.

For more information, call (716) 381-4827, or visit www.spectracomcorp.com.

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OfficeJet G Series All-in-Ones

The HP OfficeJet G Series printer/fax/scanner/copier all-in-ones provide photo-realistic color printing, high-quality color scanning, standalone color faxing and walk-up color copying. Users can print, fax and scan from any PC within a networked office. Features include USB connectivity and a new simplified software interface. The OfficeJet G Series all-in-ones’ printing features include HP’s exclusive color layering technology from PhotoREt III, print speeds of up to 12 ppm for black text and 10 ppm for color images on various paper types and sizes and an alternative photo mode which prints up to 2400 dpi on photo paper. Scanning features include high-quality 600x3600 dpi scanning and a "scan to" button on the front panel to send scanned images directly to a networked PC or automatically place scanned images into software applications and e-mail. Copying features include black and white copying at up to 11 cpm and color copying up to 9 cpm and advanced copying features such as clone mode, mirror image, poster maker and a margin shift feature. Faxing features include stand-alone color and black and white faxing on plain paper with a 30 page document feeder, 125 page memory, 125 speed dials and PC faxing.

For more information, visit www.hp.com/go/all-in-one.

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Enhanced Sun StorEdge L700

Sun Microsystems has enhanced its Sun StorEdge L700 tape library with support for DLT7000 tape drives. The enhanced Sun StorEdge L700 tape library enables customers to integrate existing DLT7000 media. It delivers native capacity of up to 24 TB and native throughput of up to 100 MB/second for DLT7000-based configurations or 120 MB/second for 9840-based configurations. The system houses up to 20 DLT7000 or twelve 9840 tape drives and can accommodate up to 690 tape cartridges. An entry level DLT7000-configuration, which includes two DLT7000 tape drives, 396 tape cartridge slots and 100 pieces of DLT7000 media as well as a full configuration with 20 DLT7000 tape drives, 630 cartridge slots and 630 pieces of DLT700 media are available.

For more information, visit www.sun.com.

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NetCracker Client/Server Application

NetCracker Technology’s NetCracker Professional and NetCracker Designer are now available in a client/server application, as well as a standalone application. NetCracker Professional is an advanced network AutoSimulation and Autodiscovery tool that allows users to proactively design, plan, simulate and present complex voice, video and data networks. NetCracker Designer is advanced network design, presentation and Autodiscovery software. A new feature set comes with both products, and includes an IP Planner, Import from HP OpenView’s Network Node Manager, Import from Visio and Whiteboard mode. NetCracker Professional and NetCracker Designer also boast the following new product features: Copy/Paste, network generic schematics and network filtering, all designed to help network professionals design, plan and simulate networks better.

For more information, call (781) 736-0860, or visit www.netcracker.com.

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CSI MobileLink 2.3

CASIO Soft is shipping CSI MobileLink 2.3, its data gathering and order taking software. MobileLink 2.3 combines palm-sized PCs, the Internet and SQL database technology to create an enterprise mobile solution that is scalable to thousands of users. New features included with version 2.3 are digital image capture in the field; bar code look-up; and enhanced Internet functionality, such as Web based call editing and reporting, advanced project management and hierarchy management. MobileLink 2.3 also features Windows CE/95/98 handheld computers for data collection and transmission; easy-to-use desktop PC questionnaire creation; centralized call scheduling and distribution; SQL database for data storage and Web based in-store information reports; electronic signature capture and automatic tracking of call duration; the ability to work with bar code readers and digital cameras.

For more information, visit www.casiosoft.com.