Products in Brief

A summary of product news.

SCO Group (the new name for Caldera), will release updates to flagship products. SCO OpenServer 5.0.7 includes the latest hardware drivers and USB support. SCO UnixWare 7.1.3 provides updated USB support, better networking performance and hardware driver updates (www.sco.com) …

Sun announced its new CIM-compliant StorEdge Enterprise Storage Manager for SAN management, providing SAN topology reporting, device configuration and health monitoring and diagnostics (www.sun.com/storage) …

Hitachi's new DB Validator data protection system, developed with Oracle, prevents data corruption between Oracle9i databases and networked storage disk systems. The technology will be integrated with Hitachi's high-end storage subsystem, the Lightning 9900V series (www.hitachi.com) …

Trend Micro's ScanMail for Lotus Notes Linux virus protection software lets administrators set up e-mail filter rules and is integrated with the Lotus Domino R5 administrative console. ScanMail, also available for Solaris, AIX, OS/400 and OS/390, provides advanced statistical reporting and supports any Web browser (www.trendmicro.com) …

StorageNetworks enhanced its Storage Manager software. Version 5.1 provides expanded support for additional vendor technologies, including IBM Shark Model ESS F20 array and IBM Tivoli Management Suite, and SRDF technology from EMC (www.storagenetworks.com) …

Sagent's Enterprise Information Integration solution packages tools to enable businesses to access, aggregate and analyze data from disparate sources (including data warehouses, data marts and legacy apps) in real time by analyzing integrated data in memory instead of in a data warehouse (www.sagent.com) ...

HP's new ProLiant BL20p blade server features two Intel Pentium III processors, dual SCSI drives, up to 4GB of memory, and 144GB of storage capacity; prices start at $2,539 (www.hp.com) …

Cisco agreed to acquire Andiamo Systems, maker of intelligent storage switches for SANs (www.cisco.com)