IT Weekly Roundup, July 1
From the business wires this week: an authentication software that restricts access to a computer's apps, a logon script processor, and a developer's ActiveX component for .PDF files.
released the latest version of its login authentication software
with Deskman SE 6.0
. The program allows users and admins to lock access
to desktop computers while new features include the ability to disable Ctrl-Alt-Del
and other shortcut key combinations; the ability to replace the Start Menu; and
a Kiosk Mode which restricts computer use to one, or more, specified applications.
Deskman SE supports Windows 2000/XP/2003. A single license is 70 euros. http://www.anfibia-soft.com
SteelEye Technology announced the general availability of LifeKeeper
for Windows version 5 and the new LifeKeeper for Exchange, which
together offer expanded support for clustering Microsoft Exchange servers and
enhanced manageability for data replication environments. LifeKeeper for Exchange
provides a new layer of protection with support for the building of multi-node
Exchange clusters across either a LAN or WAN in "Many-to-One" or "Cascading
Failover" configurations. http://www.steeleye.com
Entrigue Systems released Script Start, a logon script processor.
Script Start allows network administrators to centrally and remotely control
and customize client machines during user logon. Based on the KiXtart freeware
scripting language, it delivers an extensive set of configuration modules through
a graphical Web interface that accommodate many routine client configuration
SkySof Software released PDFViewer OCX, an ActiveX component
for displaying .PDF files in software developers’ applications. Features
include buttons for basic functions such as save, print, e-mail and search,
and others like snapshot, fit page, rotate, zoom, spell check and hyperlink.
Priced at $299.95 per developer and $999.95 for a full developer site license.
StorageQuest Inc. announced the released of its Reflector line
of network backup and archive solutions which are designed to integrate with
CD/DVD publication hardware from Rimage Corporation. The solutions include File
Spanning, File Splitting and Media Labeling. Pricing starts at $795 for the
Server Edition. http://www.storagequest.com
WinDeveloper Software updated its Exchange message filter with IMF
Tune v2.5, featuring expanded support for e-mail whitelisting, blacklisting
and SCL management. The update is free to licensed users of IMF Tune v2.0. IMF
Tune is priced at $298 per server. http://www.windeveloper.com
Javvin Technologies, Inc. released the Network Security Map,
a handy reference poster of network security vulnerabilities associated with
TCP/IP and LAN/WAN protocols as well as firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPNs and anti-malware
systems. All information is presented in the seven OSI layers and four TCP layers.
ExoLogic Corporation released the latest version of its CubePort
software with version 1.24, a wizard-based OLAP/data mart porting application
that migrates Hyperion Essbase cubes to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.