Watchfire WebXM 2.0
Watchfire WebXM 2.0 automates Web
site testing and analysis to help manage content quality, privacy and
accessibility for large enterprise Web sites.
Version 2.0 includes a standalone Web accessibility testing module,
AccessibilityXM, to test a site's level of standards compliance. The module
performs accessibility checks and supports custom accessibility standards. The
product also includes integration with content management systems, like those
from Documentum, Microsoft, Vignette and Interwoven, through a Web service
interface. This allows Web content to be checked automatically throughout the
Web development workflow process to help catch Web site errors and check Web
standards before content goes live on Web sites. The product also includes a
The WebXM platform comprises three modules and three optional plug-ins. The
modules are QualityXM, PrivacyXM and AccessibilityXM. QualityXM scans Web sites
and reports on content and interaction issues. PrivacyXM generates privacy
tracking and Web page security practices. The TrafficXM and FeedbackXM plug-ins
correlate user traffic patterns and survey information. The Content Management
System plug-in helps integrate WebXM checks into the CMS workflow. The product
also includes a Web-based 'dashboard' view that provides a snapshot of a site's
Corp., Ottawa, Ontario , www.watchfire.com
Orbyte Wireless System
Extended Version 2.0
Orbyte Wireless System
Extended Version 2.0 from ServiceFactory has been adapted to accommodate public
hotspots and includes SIM card authentication and one-time-password (OTP)
distribution via SMS.
The product is said to make it easier for users to sign up for and purchase
WLAN products and services through a Web interface, pay using credit cards and
change their own passwords in real time. The product's SMS Mediator enables
users to generate one-time passwords for delivery via SMS. Authentication is
provided via the user's SIM card. V2.0 also includes improvements to system
login functions, including support for end-user selection of multiple languages,
and allows maximum bandwidth to be set per end user. The system includes the
Hotspot Site Appliance (HSA) product, which is an access server for smaller
premises. It supports roaming via the roaming broker iPass. The product includes
network monitoring and management and improvements in detecting abuse, such as
real-time search for a specific user ID or IP address. A new function also
allows the immediate deactivation of an LCP, product or specific
Sweden , www.servicefactory.com
Paris Technologies has announced PowerOLAP 4.0, a
real-time business intelligence product aimed at providing advanced analytics
through dynamic connectivity among spreadsheet users' desktops. The product is
said to provide financial and operational reporting with built-in transparency
to underlying details. This is said to help users share knowledge across the
organization from spreadsheet or Web interfaces.
The product brings live data from different departments into Excel to enable
budgeting, forecasting, standard and ad hoc reporting. Version 4.0 is said to
include improvements in speed as well as real-time connectivity and automatic
updating of data from relational accounting and ERP systems. The product is
compatible with Microsoft's SQL Server and Analysis Services and other
relational transaction databases. The latest release includes upgrades to the
OLAP engine and multithreading and multiprocessing capabilities to minimize the
performance impact of multiple users accessing data simultaneously. The product
is also said to include calculation improvements, increased offline availability
and faster synchronization to corporate systems.
Paris Technologies International Inc.,
NXN alienbrain provides a unified platform that enables
software developers and artists to manage and protect their complete project
data within the same system. It is available from NXN Software.
Version 6 offers advanced software configuration management features, a
bundled version of Araxis Merge Professional, and seamless integration with
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and Metrowerks CodeWarrior.
NXN Software, Los Angeles, Calif.,
Email Control! for
DYS Analytics has released Email
Control! for Microsoft Exchange. The product enables IT managers to automate the
measuring, analysis, trending and reporting of enterprise messaging traffic on
their Exchange network.
Email Control! for Microsoft Exchange allows users to drill down and view
metrics with more than 100 standard reports and unlimited custom reports using
the product's intuitive report designer wizard. The product automatically runs
and distributes reports by e-mail or posts to Control! Portals.
DYS Analytics, Wellesley, Mass.,
SteelEye LifeKeeper for
Microsoft Exchange Server
has announced SteelEye LifeKeeper for Microsoft Exchange Server.
The product incorporates data replication, app failover and disaster recovery
protection for Microsoft Exchange Server in a single solution. It provides
health monitoring, failover and, if desired, failback of six Exchange Server
components: World Wide Web Publishing Service, SMTP Service, Message Transfer
Agent, System Attendant, Information Store and Routing Engine.
Pricing for data replication starts at $1,400 per server, while pricing for
local-area failover starts at $4,500 per server. Pricing for wide-area disaster
recovery capabilities starts at $9,500 per server.
SteelEye Technology Inc., Mountain View,
PatchLink Corp. has released PatchLink Update
4.0, an automated, cross-platform security patch management system.
Version 4.0 includes intelligent, multiple patch deployment with grouping
capability; reporting and export capabilities; automatic deployment of mandatory
patches and the ability to roll back to previous patch configurations; and
access to the world's largest automated patch repository, including those for
hardware, software and drivers for many vendors.
PatchLink Update 4.0 pricing for Microsoft Server software starts at $1,249.
Single-user licensing, including an annual subscription and maintenance, is $15
per single user (minimum 10-user license) for Windows and $120 for Unix/Linux
PatchLink Corp., Scottsdale, Ariz., www.patchlink.com
Flashline CMEE Version 3.2
Flashline CMEE Version 3.2, a software
asset reuse solution, is now available from Flashline.
A discussion forum can now be associated with any asset managed in CMEE.
These forums allow users to participate in discussions related to specific
assets such as previous usage, performance, new requirements and defects. CMEE
now integrates with SCM tools such as Rational ClearCase and Merant PVCS
Dimensions. In addition, Version 3.2 allows users to upload assets directly to
CMEE from a file system when the source code or artifact is not managed by an
SCM system. The latest version also offers the ability to automatically import
collections of asset information directly into CMEE.
Flashline Inc., Cleveland, Ohio,
Empirix has shipped e-Manager Enterprise 2.0,
the newest version of its test management solution.
The product is said to reduce test cycle times, lower development costs,
facilitate collaboration across quality assurance and development, and improve
application quality by providing an integrated framework that coordinates all
testing activities. e-Manager Enterprise provides users with a central location
for storing all test assets so they can be leveraged throughout the application
E-Manager Enterprise 2.0 costs $3,000 per user. The price includes first-year
Waltham, Mass., www.empirix.com
Cafesoft has announced the beta
release of the Cafesoft Access Management System (Cams). The product is security
software that centrally controls access to Apache and Tomcat server content and
The product includes single sign-on and fine-grained access control to Web
server content and J2EE applications. Cams provides native user repository
integration with industry-standard LDAP and SQL databases. Other repositories
can be added using the Java JAAS API.
The Cams beta download is available on Cafesoft's Web site for Linux and
Windows NT/ 2000. Cams developer licenses are free. Cams 1.0 licenses are $995
for a 25-concurrent user license. Additional concurrent user licenses cost $100
per concurrent user and can be purchased on demand. The Cams 1.0 final release
will be available from the firm's Web site early this year.
Cafesoft LLC, San Diego, Calif.,
ON Command MSI Package Wizard V2.0
ON Technology has released ON
Command MSI Package Wizard V2.0, a product that allows IT administrators to
configure next-generation Windows 2000/XP applications for unattended deployment
from centralized ON Command CCM servers.
Version 2.0 features a series of point-and-click wizards that guide
administrators through each step of creating Windows 2000 and XP deployment
packages. The solution also deploys standard Windows Installer files that are
then installed by the standard Windows Installer service; this provides all of
the built-in benefits of Windows installer within a centrally managed ON Command
CCM environment. In addition, ON extends Windows Installer technology by
providing a single, centralized ODBC-/JDBC-compliant database for all Windows
Installer error messages and deployment status information, as well as a
Microsoft Management Console-compatible GUI for administering the console. The
MSI Package Wizard lets administrators customize applications from drop-down
menus in the ON administrative console.
Technology, Waltham, Mass., www.on.com
ManHunt Version 2.1
ManHunt Version 2.1, from Recourse Technologies,
provides ultra-high-speed attack detection at network speeds of up to 2.0+ Gbps
in software with up to four Gigabit interfaces per node.
ManHunt agents collect data from NetScreen security products and report back
to the ManHunt administration console. The product enables network
administrators to enhance protocol-anomaly detection and false positives by
importing custom attack definitions using the de facto standard Snort format to
meet the specific needs of the network. In addition, protocol-anomaly detection
has been extended with Router Protocol Attack Detection such as BGP and HSRP.
Web- and SQL-based customizable charts and graphs allow for detailed analysis
and reporting, as well as real-time threat status summaries.
Recourse Technologies, Redwood
Lantronix Inc. has announced ConsoleWorks, a console
management software product that gives software professionals a control panel
from which they can view and manage every device in their organization.
The product's control panel offers color-coded displays that notify IT
professionals about events occurring on a device, as well as critical details
that help to solve problems when they arise. ConsoleWorks comes in three
versions: Workgroup, Departmental and Enterprise. All three versions enable IT
professionals to determine where attention is needed, and provides them with the
tools to diagnose problems and make corrective actions to remote equipment. The
latest versions of ConsoleWorks are initially available for Solaris and Windows
platforms, and are compatible with enterprise management tools such as HP
OpenView, CA's Unicenter and BMC's Patrol.
Lantronix Inc., Irvine, Calif., www.lantronix.com
PlanView has announced Version 7.2 of its
enterprise Web software for integrated resource, project and service
New analytics and opportunity analysis features are fully integrated with
PlanView's performance measurement to support investment decision-making.
Features include a Portfolio Manager role, a Portfolio Portal and additional
Scoreboard reports on customizable portfolio attributes of work and resources.
HomeView, PlanView's user portal, has been enhanced with easier customization
and displays of organizational workflow. Top-down organizational budgets are now
integrated with bottom-up project budgets to support accurate financial
management and tracking of revenue, benefits and expenditures. In addition,
PlanView now includes a full-featured document repository that links content
management with opportunities, projects, resources, budgets and service
PlanView Inc., Austin, Texas, www.planview.com