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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.

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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 drive trays.

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:

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 email policy.

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:

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 VPN throughput.

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, visit:

Vintela Announces Enterprise Management and Infrastructure Interoperability Solutions

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.

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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 management solution.

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 other repositories.

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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.

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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 at $699.

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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:

Novell Open Enterprise Server to Include Latest Upgrade of SUSE Linux

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).

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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.

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