NRG Global Introduces Sysload FeedBack Agent
NRG Global recently announced the new Sysload FeedBack Agent for
IP, which, according to the company, provides information about
response times and availability from a user perspective. Response
times are gathered from both inside and outside a firewall, and
used to provide data that can ensure that the Web site is working
properly and that response times (end-to-end user experience) are
acceptable. Sysload measures, monitors, and analyzes Standard IP
protocols: HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, NNTP, etc., DBMS response time
(remotely testing servers with SQL statements), LDAP directories,
mail servers, DNS servers on all market platforms. For more information,
Raritan Unveils Dominion KSX
Raritan Computer, Inc. introduced an integrated solution to manage
remote equipment, including servers, switches, routers, PBXs, and
power strips. According to the company, the new Dominion KSX integrates
key management and control technologies -- remote KVM (keyboard/video/mouse)
control, remote serial console control and remote power control
-- in a single appliance that enables central management of remote
servers and other IT equipment. For more information, visit: http://www.raritan.com.
Linuxcare Announces Levanta 2.0
Linuxcare, Inc. announced its newest version of Levanta, software
for administering virtual Linux servers on the IBM eServer zSeries
platform. According to the company, Levanta 2.0 allows instant server
creation and scalability and enables systems administrators to instantly
create, configure, and manage changes to virtual Linux servers and
applications running on them. Levanta 2.0 also provides state-based
rollback/restore and support for Websphere, DB2, WebLogic, Oracle
and other applications, facilitates collaboration with managed self-service,
and roles to enable delegation of control to infrastructure and
application teams. For more information, visit: http://www.linuxcare.com.
Toshiba Compact Magnia SG20 Server Ships with Astaro Security
Astaro, a developer of all-in-one security software Astaro Security
Linux, announced that Toshiba's compact Magnia SG20 server is now
shipping with Astaro's security software (Astaro Security Linux).
Astaro's software won a Product Excellence Award at the LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo in August.
Starting at $2295, depending on configuration, the Toshiba Magnia
SG20/Astaro security appliance combines a firewall, VPN gateway,
URL blocking, content filtering, and virus protection. Other security
features include extended virus protection for POP3 and SMTP email
accounts, comprehensive heuristic spam blocking, and expanded Radius
and LDAP support for local and remote user authentication. This
turnkey security server appliance also features load balancing,
High Availability mode, an Up2Date service that automatically updates
new virus signatures, a WebAdmin tool that allows for remote administration,
Quality of Service (QoS), and enhanced support for DSL and cable
modem Internet access.
The Magnia SG20 appliance is available from www.shoptoshiba.com,
through Toshiba's traditional distribution channels, and through
authorized Astaro resellers. For more information, visit http://www.astaro.com.
Altiris Unveils Deployment Solution
Altiris, Inc. announced new cross-platform server provisioning
capabilities that provide native-Linux support for Linux provisioning,
bare-metal OS deployment and on-going management, and system configuration.
Also, according to the company, Altiris Unix solutions further integrate
heterogeneous management with additional platform support, increased
security features, and new server change management for more efficient
server provisioning. For more information, visit: http://www.altiris.com.
PSSC Labs Releases CBeST 3.0
PSSC Labs Inc. announced version 3.0 of CBeST, the company's cluster
management software. According to the company, the software will
ship fully installed and customized to the specifications of the
end user. CBeST v3.0 will function immediately with custom installation
for specific computing tasks, the latest version of the Linux kernel,
support for 32-bit and 64-bit AMD and Intel processors, and open
source tools. For more information, visit: http://www.pssclabs.com.
Metagence Announces Linux for META
Metagence recently announced the availability of Linux for the
META multi-threaded RISC/DSP processor family, a Linux port to a
multi-threaded processor architecture. According to the company,
Linux and META are highly complementary, offering product designers
an integrated, cost-effective, real-time, multi-threaded hardware
solution and the flexibility, familiarity, and functionality of
the Linux software environment. For more information, visit: http://www.metagence.com.
Central Command Announces Vexira ISP
Central Command announced the availability of the Vexira Antivirus
ISP Open License (Vexira ISP). According to the company, Vexira
ISP was created for Internet service providers and medium to large
organizations to help protect Internet domains, email boxes, and
file areas from viruses. The Vexira ISP offers an unlimited number
of Internet domains, email boxes, and file areas to be protected
for $3900 for the first server and $1900 for each additional server.
It includes one year of virus detection updates, product upgrades,
and technical support. Multi-year pricing is also available. For
more information, visit: http://www.centralcommand.com.