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SCP-II (Storage Co-Processor) system
- intelligence-based storage system
Company: Zitel (Fremont, CA)
Telephone: (800) 622-5020, (510) 440-9600
Fax: (510) 440-9666
Platforms: Unix, Windows NT, OpenVMS, Netware
Description: Mass storage system designed for use with relational database management systems (RDBMS) and OLTP applications on multiple platforms. It integrates the performance of DRAM technology with the low-cost/high-capacity characteristics of disk technology.
- secure remote access solution for small and branch offices
(starts at $31,500)
Company: Cylink Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Telephone: (408) 774-6439
Fax: (408) 735-6643
Platforms: SPARC4 or as a turnkey system
Description: This remote access server accommodates 16 simultaneous authenticated and encrypted remote dial-in sessions. The product family is expandable from 16 to 896 simultaneous lines. SecureGate provides centralized management of thousands of remote callers, audit trails of all system activities, and departmental call cost accounting.
Xilinx PCI Modules
- PCI interface for FPGAs
($1,995 until 4/30/96, $4,995 from 5/1/96)
Company: Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
Telephone: (408) 559-7778
Fax: (408) 559-7114
Platforms: PCI FPGA
Description: As part of the new LogiCore program, Xilinx has released a 100% compliant PCI-Interface for FPGAs. The program offers pre-implemented and fully verified drop-in modules operating at 33MHz and including high-speed burst synchronous FIFOs. Modules are customizable to fit individual design requirements and allow additional logic for implementation of customized back-end functions.
C++ Data Object Library
- intrusive data structures class library
($299 and $599)
Company: Code Farms Inc. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Telephone: (613) 838-4829
Fax: (613) 838-3316
Platforms: Sun, HP, ULTRIX, AIX VMS
Description: According to Code Farms, this library differentiates itself from other class libraries by representing collections, data structures, and object relations as objects. This is designed to improve both software design and maintenance, especially for large projects. Classes are optimized for performance and, at the same time, automatically protected against typical pointer and allocation errors. All application classes become automatically persistent. The library can also be used to create fast custom design OO databases. Both programs and data are portable between numerous platforms and compilers.
Interleaf 6 SGML0
- advanced publishing capabilities for SGML documents
(Interleaf 6 SGML: $5000; Interleaf 6 SGML Toolkit: $15,0)
Company: Interleaf (Waltham, MA)
Telephone: (617) 290-0710
Fax: (617) 290-4943
Platforms: Solaris 1 & 2, Digital Unix, IBM AIX, HP-UX
Description: Extended version of the Interleaf 6 publishing system, this product is a publishing hub for creating, assembling and publishing SGML information. Interleaf 6 SGML can be applied to any SGML document to refine and publish it. From Interleaf 6 SGML, documents can be output to paper, viewed by an SGML viewer, converted to HTML for WWW publication, included in an Interleaf WorldView collection, or passed to other SGML systems. In also enables users to manage both SGML and non-SGML documents through their lifecycle in one integrated system.
Load Balancer 4.3
- workload distribution product
(from $3500 for 5 system network)
Company: UNISON Software (Santa Clara, CA)
Telephone: (408) 245-3000, (415) 548-9088
Fax: (408) 988-2236
Platforms: Sun SPARC, HP 9000, IBM RS/6000, Windows NT, MIPS, Intel
Description: Workload distribution product automates the queuing and distribution of jobs across heterogeneous Unix networks. Improves network performance by distributing workloads equally among computers on network. New release allows for external conditions, such as license restrictions, and has improved tracking and reporting capabilities for managing jobs across the network. Can balance workloads across 600 systems from a single Master and process 1000 jobs in less than 5 minutes.
- finite element analysis
Company: Matra Datavison (Andover, MA)
Telephone: (508) 685-5511
Platforms: Sun, HP, SGI, IBM, DEC, PCs under DOS
Description: Finite element analysis software based on SAMCEF from Samtech. Includes complete pre- and post-processors, many analysis capabilities, verification and control of design evoloution, finite element library, resoloution algorithms to handle structural components with unlimited degrees of freedom, and geometry import capabilities. Features shaded images, transparency views, geometric modelling points, automatic 3D mesh generation, mesh quality control, 5 types of material properties, 6 boundary conditions, and 6 analysis types.
- WWW-based defect tracking system
(server: $9,500; licenses: $950 per user)
Company: Pure Software Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Telephone: (800) 353-7873, (408) 524-3651
Fax: (408) 720-9200
Platforms: Unix, Windows, Macintosh, OS/2
Description: WWW browser interface to PureDDTS (Distributed Defect Tracking System). Allows users to query for existing reports, submit new reports, and modify or update existing reports. Over 40 PureDDTS graphical management reports are available through Webtracker. Customizable user interface also using shell scripts to support development and testing. User authorization capabilities are built in.
Smart-Part authoring application
- internet authoring application for CAD & Java
Company: Saltire Software Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Telephone: (503) 520-7800
Fax: (503) 520-6998
Description: Parametric drawing compiler designed to automatically generate Java or CAD code for multiple platforms. With this technology, OEM manufacturers and their data publishing services will be able to distribute CAD-compatible, parametric drawings of their products via the Web -- contained in compact Java applets, or CAD macros. The applets/macros can be generated directly from drawings by using Saltire's proprietary parametric drawing compiler algorithms.
TeamQuest Baseline 5.4
- performance management and trend analysis
Company: TeamQuest Corporation (Clear Lake, IA)
Telephone: (515) 357-2700
Fax: (515) 357-2778
Platforms: Sun, HP, SGI, nisys, Cray, Convex, AIX, and AT&T
Description: System and process performance monitor program with database storage. Ability to view performance at the workgroup level, locate cause-effect relationships in the database, and activate automated alarms based on performance level analysis.
Unify Appman for VISION
- automated creation of managed applications
($1,995 per platform per site)
Company: Unify (San Jose, CA)
Telephone: (408) 467-4500
Fax: (408) 467-4512
Platforms: Solaris 1 & 2, Dec OSF/1, HP-UX, AIX, Windows, Windows NT, Mac system 7.
Description: Toolset and software agents for the VISION development environment that automate the building of managed enterprise applications and integrating with in-place software distribution, event, and performance management systems. Embeds management intelligence into every generated VISION application with over 400 built-in and system application events automatically collected for forwarding to an external event handling system. Appman also includes an agent-building toolkit for custom generation of agents for management systems not yet supported by Unify.
- WWW object-oriented application development environment
(development environment: $4,995; server: $9,995)
Company: ParcPlace-Digitalk (Sunnyvale, CA)
Telephone: (800) 759-7272
Fax: (408) 481-9095
Platforms: Unix, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows NT, Macintosh
Description: Object-oriented application development environment that includes an advanced GUI builder, database access, frameworks and components, enhanced application delivery, and a object-oriented language. VisualWave delivers seamless integration with corporate client/server systems through compatibility with all major Web browsers and servers. VisualWave automatically generates the HTML and the CGI interface necessary to execute Web applications. VisualWave applications are designed to run in a client/server environment so companies can maintain one code base for their critical business applications that run on Windows, Macintosh, Unix, and the Web.
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