OpenLogic, Inc. Releases BlueGlue 3.0
OpenLogic, Inc. released BlueGlue 3.0, the latest version of its
open source development toolbox. According to the company, BlueGlue
is a distribution of more than 100 open source development tools,
including Apache, JBoss, Tomcat, Struts, Eclipse, PHP, Python, MySQL,
Perl, PostgreSQL, CVS, Hibernate, AspectJ, Wiki, and others. BlueGlue
provides Java and LAMP developers an automated way to select, install,
configure, and maintain their development infrastructure. BlueGlue
3.0 works on Linux or Windows.
For more information, visit: http://www.openlogic.com.
Dynamic Network Factory Unveils 4200-Series NAS Appliances
Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. unveiled the FlexStor-NAS 4200 and
StorBank 4200 Network Attached Storage systems with configurations
up to 16,800GB. According to the company, expansion units permit
scalability beyond 50TB, while multiple network interfaces ensure
reliability and throughput for large centralized storage implementations.
The 8U form factor includes independent front-accessible hot-swap
Data stored on a 4200 Series NAS appliance is protected by quad-active
controllers, in RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, or JBOD configurations. Multi-site
implementations can take advantage of optional block-level storage
replication and failback. The 4200 Series NAS also features snapshot
technology to shorten backup windows by creating images of data
changes over a specified interval. Web-based management and configuration
interfaces allow administrators to remotely set up and maintain
the NAS product from any computer with network access.
The 4200 Series appliance appears in both the FlexStor-NAS and
StorBank product lines, developed to serve a range of computing
environments. For more information, visit: http://www.dynamicnetworkfactory.com.
Pathlink Technology Updates SpamHippo
Pathlink Technology Corporation released a new version of its
SpamHippo anti-spam and anti-virus email protection system. Available
in both server software and commercial outsource email service forms,
SpamHippo captures spam and virus-ridden email without deleting
valid messages, according to the company. Utilizing spam-trapping
logic (STL), rather than black listing and firewall rules, SpamHippo
provides options for both absolute and conditional handling of email,
conforming to customer-specific requirements and organizational
SpamHippo server software is Unix and Linux compatible and integrates
into any Sendmail and Procmail installation. The SpamHippo email
service includes all of the features of SpamHippo software, plus
assignable POP accounts and a Web email interface option. SpamHippo
email service can be utilized by any organization with an Internet-registered
domain; it requires no customer hardware, software, or bandwidth
and no technical resources.
An unlimited email account server license is $1,495 and includes
a full year of phone and email technical support and unlimited software
upgrades. The cost of a second year of software upgrades and technical
support is an additional $300. V 2.02 is a free software upgrade
for customers with 2.0 or above installed on their servers. SpamHippo
Email Service customers receive upgraded service at no additional
charge. For more information, visit: http://www.spamhippo.com.
Resilience Unveils MX4000 Product Family
Resilience Corporation announced the release of the MX4000 Series
product family, a solution for Firewall-VPN security for the industry
standard IBM xSeries OEM platform. According to the company, MX4000
models incorporate Resilience iHA technology, integrated with Check
Point security software and engineered with failover intelligence
to deliver "always up" firewall. It is available in six models with
three levels of availability -- iHA ready, iHA, and iHA with ClusterXL
-- the MX4000 with up to 4.2 Gbps Firewall throughput and 1 Gbps
MX4000 models are optimized for Check Point VPN-1 Pro and Application
Intelligence, with a dual CPU architecture, multiple independent,
high-speed PCI-X buses, and Gigabit Ethernet throughout. Each MX
model uses a hardened Linux OS and is preloaded with Check Point
VPN-1 Pro software (separate license required). Resilience MX appliances
are available now and are priced from $23,995 US. For more information,
Vintela Announces Enterprise Management and Infrastructure
Vintela, together with Microsoft, unveiled its enterprise management
and infrastructure interoperability solutions. According to the
company, Vintela is the first independent software vendor with solutions
that enable non-Windows systems (including Unix, Linux, Mac, and
Java) to be managed natively from within Microsoft products and
technologies such as Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003,
Active Directory, and Group Policy.
For more information, visit: http://www.vintela.com.
Hummingbird Releases Hummingbird Integration Suite
Hummingbird Ltd. announced the release of Hummingbird Integration
Suite. According to the company, Hummingbird Integration Suite addresses
current and future data integration market requirements including
the evolution of the Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) market,
the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) market, and emerging
integration requirements such as Enterprise Information Integration
(EII), offering more real-time data integration. The release includes
the capabilities of Hummingbird Genio 5.1 and Hummingbird Met@Data
2.0, the latest versions of its data integration platform and metadata
Businesses can use the Hummingbird Integration Suite for different
data integration projects within their organizations, such as decision
support systems, data archiving, reconciliations, regulation compliance
and auditing, and application migrations and implementations. Customers
can integrate mission-critical data generated by ERP, CRM, and various
legacy systems, residing in multiple applications, databases and
For more information, visit: http://www.hummingbird.com.
webEdition Software Ltd. Introduces Free MAMP Software
webEdition Software Ltd. announced the release of its newest software
application, the MAMP, a free, open source tool enabling Mac OS
X users to install Apache server, MySQL, and PHP easily. According
to the company, the MAMP, a compilation of Apache, MySQL, PHP, Turck
MMCache, and PHPMyAdmin for Mac OS X, was designed for Mac enthusiasts
to simplify the process of modifying the configuration files, terminal
windows, and other operations that reside in the depths of the operating
system. Now Mac users can download the MAMP and install the software
bundle in a folder, making it easier to host applications on their
local server. The MAMP will not interfere with a user's system configuration,
nor will an existing installation of Apache/MySQL be affected by
The MAMP by webEdition is available free at: http://www.webedition-cms.com/english/downloads/mamp.php.
For more information, visit: http://www.webedition-cms.com.
Iomega Corporation Announces the Iomega REV Autoloader 1000
Iomega Corporation announced a new disk-to-disk autoloader, the
Iomega REV Autoloader 1000. Designed to replace SCSI-based tape
autoloaders and other backup devices in small- and medium-sized
business networks, Iomega's REV Autoloader 1000 delivers superior
performance and reliability for network professionals at a lower
cost, according to the company.
The Iomega REV Autoloader 1000 is a 2U single-drive desktop device
featuring 10-slots for a native capacity of 350GB (700GB with 2:1
software compression), all managed with the bundled enterprise-strength
BrightStor ARCserve Backup Standard Edition r11.1 plus Disaster
Recovery Option software from CA. Dual SCSI interfaces on the Iomega
REV Autoloader 1000 allow the drive to connect to a server and a
NAS (network-attached storage) device. Web-based configuration tools
(via the optional remote management unit) and a front operator control
panel give the user simple access to key settings, for configuring,
controlling, monitoring, and updating the REV Autoloader.
The Iomega REV Autoloader 1000 is expected to be available during
the fourth quarter through distributors and value-added resellers
for $2,199. A three-year worldwide warranty is standard. Extended
warranty support is available through Iomega's Gold Service Plan
For more information, visit: http://www.iomega.com.
PathScale Product Suite to Be Offered with HP Servers
PathScale announced that its product suite will be available to
users and resellers of industry-standard HP ProLiant servers based
on both AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon-based processors. According to
the companies, the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite is immediately available
from HP and its ProLiant resellers worldwide. A 30-day free trial
version of the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite is available at: http://www.pathscale.com/trial.php.
Novell Open Enterprise Server to Include Latest Upgrade of
Novell announced that the Open Enterprise Server product is expected
to ship in February 2005. According to the company, Open Enterprise
Server (OES) includes Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and
NetWare operating systems, along with a common management interface,
allowing customers to choose how they want to deploy the networking,
communication, collaboration, and application services Novell offers.
Novell plans to coordinate the release of OES with the early 2005
availability of the first service pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise
Server 9 (SLES9).
For more information about Open Enterprise Server or to register
to obtain the beta software, visit: http://www.novell.com/oes/.
Appro Launches High-Performance Storage Systems
Appro announced its new Storage Systems. According to the company,
the Appro Storage systems are compatible with the Appro HyperBlade
Cluster Series, thus providing a storage solution for data consolidation
to mission-critical, high-performance data center applications.
Customers can configure the device as a DAS, NAS, or SAN solution
that can scale according to their needs. Appro offers SCSI, single
and dual redundant Fibre Channel, redundant power supplies, hot-swappable
fans, and RAID controllers for its 2U and 3U high-density profile
storage systems. These storage systems provide a variety of configuration
options such as StorDome Storage Management tool for setup and monitoring,
multiple logical drive configuration, each with a different RAID
level, firmware options for data availability, and a choice of Linux,
Windows, or NetWare server platforms.
For more information, visit: http://www.appro.com.