mrc Adds Java Servlet Technology to the Web
michaels, ross & cole ltd.’s mrc-Productivity Series2000 is an iSeries tool suite for Web site creation, rapid application development and report writing, and now generates Java servlets. The new capability facilitates the development of interactive Web-based applications through platform and database independence, shorter development cycles, separation of logic from presentation, extensibility into the enterprise and ease of use. For more information, visit www.mrc-productivity.com.
Winsurf Mainframe Studio Web Publishing Software
ICOM Informatics’ Winsurf Mainframe Studio Web publishing software presents "green screen" data in GUI format and extends the use of host-resident applications through integration with external data sources. Winsurf Mainframe Studio provides browser-based emulation and drag-and-drop rejuvenation of IBM S/390, AS/400 and Bull applications. Winsurf Mainframe Studio also enables repurposing of legacy data and development of new e-business applications. For more information, visit www.icominfo.com.
QAHiperstation 7.0 Supports IBM WebSphere
Compuware’s QAHiperstation 7.0 provides support for IBM WebSphere, enabling companies to leverage their S/390 investments for e-business deployments. QAHiperstation provides a complete solution for focused testing of S/390 business logic. Native support for S/390 applications accessed from a Web browser is included, and release 7.0 reveals the TCP/IP and APPC messages that drive the S/390 business logic in multi-tier applications. For more information, visit www.compuware.com.
DataFlux’s Blue Fusion SDK 4.0
DataFlux’s Blue Fusion SDK 4.0 is designed for programmers who want to embed data quality functions into proprietary applications and corporations that have the need for real-time data cleansing and integrity. Blue Fusion SDK provides a suite of C-callable libraries for managing the quality, consistency and usability of corporate data through standardization, matching, fuzzy searching, parsing, data identification, gender analysis, capitalization and self-maintenance. No consultants are needed to install, program or maintain the solutions. With version 4.0, Blue Fusion SDK is available for all platforms, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, mainframe and various IBM platforms. For more information, visit www.dataflux.com.
ADVA’s FSP 1000
ADVA Optical Networking’s FSP 1000 is an optical feeder system designed to augment ADVA’s Fiber Service Platform (FSP) product. The FSP 1000 is a time division system that provides aggregation of up to eight high-speed data, storage, video or voice applications on a common 2.488 GB/s signal. It’s made up of a small, rack-mountable NEBS/ETSI-compliant chassis and up to eight hot-swappable converter modules. The FSP 1000 supports all protocols between the range of 34 MB/s AND 1.5 GB/s. For more information, visit www.advaoptical.com.
eQ Management Suite
Heroix’s eQ Management Suite monitors and manages Windows 2000, Windows NT, UNIX and Linux systems from a single Web-based interface. Heroix eQ detects and corrects complex problems before they affect the performance of cross-platform applications and infrastructure components, such as messaging applications, databases and Web servers. The suite includes an Express Wizard interface, which automatically prompts for the necessary information and provides context-sensitive help. For more information, visit www.heroix.com.
Enhanced TeleReach 2.0
Raritan Computer Inc.’s TeleReach 2.0 offers enhanced video performance, more efficient bandwidth usage and richer security features, all with easier navigation. TeleReach provides remote, digital IP access for any keyboard, video, mouse (KVM) operation and control of network servers from any location. TeleReach enables network administrators to access multiple servers connected to a Raritan KVM Switch through a dial-up modem connection, an Internet connection or across a LAN or WAN. For more information, visit www.raritan.com.
Peregrine Systems AssetCenter management solution is designed to improve an organization’s ability to manage all of its voice and data infrastructure assets, including those located outside firewalls. Peregrine has expanded its relationship with wireless service provider Aether Systems, allowing the capture of mobile device changes and updates in AssetCenter via the new AssetCenter Automated Inventory. Peregrine has also partnered with security vendor PinPoint software, allowing the inventory of assets via radio frequency scanning. The AssetCenter suite of products includes AssetCenter 3.6, AssetCenter Cable & Circuit 3.1, AssetCenter Automated Inventory, Telecenter 3.5 and ServiceCenter. For more information, visit www.peregrine.com.
Lutris Targeted Services
Lutris Technologies is offering a new set of targeted wireless consulting services focused on helping customers streamline their Web sites and custom Web application developments. Lutris Targeted Services include a two-day executive planning session on developing wireless Web applications, as well as architectural and performance assessments for applications built with the Enhydra application server. Support services are in place for J2ME and Microsoft .NET wireless devices and appliances. Lutris Enhydra 3.5 also has expanded support for wireless application development by integrating the Sun Microsystems’ J2ME Toolkit, XML extensions for Flash 5.0 on Palm, WinCE and new certifications of the VoiceXML development suites from Nuance and IBM. For more information, visit www.lutris.com.
Spectrum Control Goes Mini
Surface-mount patch antenna elements are now available from Spectrum Control. The antenna elements are designed to work with emerging telecom applications, including portable GPS receivers, wireless LANs and Bluetooth. They feature a frequency range of 1.5 GHz to 2.4 GHz, with an impedance of 50 ohms. The elements are temperature-stable with a low return loss and low freqency drift versus temperature. For more information, visit www.spectrumcontrol.com.
BioID Enterprise 3.0 Analyzes Three Biometric Traits
BioID Enterprise 3.0 is a flexible suite of software modules that organizations integrate with PC-based software applications into large security projects that require biometric authentication. BioID Enterprise 3.0 offers faster and more accurate analysis of three biometric traits: face, voice and lip movement. Greater flexibility than previous versions is also featured. BioID Enterprise 3.0 permits an unlimited number of users to be enrolled and recognized. BioID Enterprise 3.0 software modules allow solution providers to easily customize functionality, such as enrollment, recognition (either identification or verification) and user management to fit project requirements. Additional components allow BioID to be integrated into Web applications, physical access systems or used with Smart Cards. For more information, visit www.bioid.com.
IBM’s AIX 5L Breaks Linux & UNIX Barriers
IBM’s AIX 5L Version 5.1 enables customers to safely and rapidly grow their infrastructure with enhanced automated management tools and concurrent operation of 32- and 64-bit applications, APIs (application programming interface) and header files that allow Linux applications to run on AIX with a simple recompilation. In addition, the product boasts a JFS2 file system, support for systems with up to 32 processors and 256 GB of memory, virtual IP addressing, MIT’s Kerberos V5 password authentication and automated system monitoring. AIX 5L operates on all IBM POWER-based UNIX systems, including IBM eServer pSeries systems. The AIX Toolbox for Linux Applications is available at no cost with AIX on a separate CD. You can also download it via the Web at www.ibm.com/servers/aix/products/aixos/linux.
TRACEMASTER and INSYNC Provide Support for IBM zSeries and z/OS
Macro 4 has released new versions of TRACEMASTER and INSYNC Application Availability solutions, which include new functionality and support for the new IBM zSeries and z/OS operating system. TRACEMASTER 3.110 offers multi-user support for CICS applications along with browse/edit features for CICS Temporary Storage Queues and VSAM files in MVS and OS/390 environments. INSYNC 3.320 adds edit and browse functionality for users operating in an IMS/DC environment, thus extending its applicability beyond the MVS batch and TSO/ISPF environments. For more information, visit their Web site at www.macro4.com.
Unisys’ e-@ction ClearPath Plus Servers Added to Mainframe Line
Unisys’ new e-@ction ClearPath Plus servers incorporate Cellular Multiprocessing (CMP) technology to support a mix of Unisys proprietary and Intel processors. The new systems offer customers improved legacy system operations with the flexibility and benefits of Intel and Microsoft technology, managed on a single system. The CS7802 ClearPath Plus server allows users to partition computing resources on the fly, adjusting to varying computing workloads, as well as a lower cost of ownership, simplified systems administration and investment maximization. The CS7101 ClearPath Plus Server provides midrange performance, based on Unisys’ Virtual System Architecture. It supports multiple operating environments, including the MCP operating system on an all Intel processor configurations. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
eSafe Gateway Offers OPSEC Compatibility
eSafe Gateway 3.02 now offers OPSEC compatibility with the addition of a built-in CVP interface. eSafe Gateway offers the ability to implement eSafe’s content inspection capabilities in conjunction with Check Point’s CVP, which allows Internet traffic to be funneled through eSafe Gateway’s content security inspection and policy enforcement. eSafe Gateway can also operate with other brand firewalls using a flexible installation procedure featuring NitroInspection technology and TECS architecture. For more information, visit their Web site at www.eAladdin.com.
Red Hat Linux 7.1
Red Hat Linux 7.1 includes the new 2.4 kernel with improved support for Intel multi-processor platforms, and configuration tools for setting up and administering DNS, Web and print servers. The 2.4 kernel technology positions Red Hat Linux as an enterprise class operating system, provides support for four GB userland process and 64 GB of physical RAM and eliminates PCI bus limits. In addition, Red Hat Linux 7.1 offers a new firewall screen, increased internationalization, updated GNOME and KDE environments, and USB support for hot-pluggable devices. Red Hat Linux 7.1 is available in three versions: Standard, Deluxe and Professional. All include the Red Hat Linux operating system, installation manual, support and Red Hat Network; Red Hat Linux Deluxe and Professional versions include productivity applications (some trial versions and some full), StarOffice Office Suite, Loki Games CD and user guides. For more information, visit www.redhat.com.
OptimizePro Integrates with Microsoft Desktop and Back-Office Applications
Optimize Solutions’ OptimizePro is designed to work completely on the Microsoft Windows platform and streamline critical business processes, such as time, expense and product management. OptimizePro unites critical functions necessary to manage and control all aspects of a business within one software application. It features an intuitive, Web-based interface and high performance, even over 28K dialup lines. For more information, visit www.optimizesolutions.com.