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WANMultiServer 3000 and WANMultiServer 3500
-- multi-protocol WAN servers
(base unit: $3800 [16 ports]; each expansion of 16 ports is $2,800)
Company: Aurora Technologies (Waltham, MA)
Telephone: (617) 290-4800 extension 108
Fax: (617) 290-4844 x 108
Platforms: Frame Relay, X.25, SNA, PPP, HDLC, & SDLC
Description: SBUS interface-card controlled, multi-protocol, port-configurable, WAN servers providing up to 64 high-speed WAN access ports for SPARC-based Unix systems. High-performance SPARC system-based WAN servers enabling up to 64 high-speed WAN ports to be accessed from a single SPARC system slot, offers reduced local network traffic, easier installation, and administration. Each WAN port is independently configurable, supporting a choice of protocol, baud rate up to 256 Kbps full-duplex per line, and synchronous or asynchronous mode. WANMultiServer 3000 provides high-speed RS-232 WAN links. WANMultiServer 3500 adds the capability to configure -- through software -- each port's electrical interface to RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, RS-449, EIA-530, or V.35.
- development programming environment
Company: Javasoft (Palo Alto, CA)
Telephone: (415) 786-8199
Platforms: Solaris, Windows 95, Windows NT
Description: The Java 1.0 programming environment is now available for download at http://java.sun.com. Includes Java applet viewer, Java compiler, prototype debugger, the Java Virtual Machine, and class libraries for graphics, audio, animation, and networking.
- application management product suite
($2,500 per management console)
Company: BMC Software, Inc. (Houston, Texas)
Telephone: (800) 841-2031 (713) 918-8800
Fax: (713) 918-5010
Platforms: CA-Unicenter, HP Openview, Tivoli T/EC
Description: Has agent-to-agent, agent-to-consol, and console-to-agent integration across application management frameworks with available control from a broad range of consoles. Allows for autonomous control over events without operator intervention by other agents.
- transaction management tools
Company: PLATINUM Technology, Inc. (OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL)
Telephone: (617) 252-0606
URL: URL: http://www.platinum.com
Description: Analyzes the response time of client/server application transactions at the network level. Enables system administrators to manage performance problems before they filter down to subordinate levels. Also allows accurate forecasting of performance. Xtn::Characterizer profiles client/server applications: it analyzes the significant transactions associated with a given application, and records how much network, server, and database resources each transaction uses. Xtn::Monitor will measure the ongoing volume and response time performance of significant transactions within the application.
PineDSPCores and OakDSPCores SDKs
- software development tool kit
Company: DSP Group (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Telephone: (408) 986-4300
Fax: (408) 986-4323
Platforms: DOS, Windows, SunOS, Motif
Description: DSP Group announced the release of advanced software development tool kits for two DSP core products, the Pine- and OakDSPCores. The software development tool kits for each DSP core include an ANSI C cross compiler, a macro assembler, linker, librarian, and windows-based debugger. The debuggers enable symbolic debugging of both assembly and C code in either simulation or emulation modes.
- Internet firewall
Company: Secure Computing Corp. (Roseville, MN)
Telephone: (800) 692-5625, (612) 628-2745
Fax: (612) 628-2701
Description: Firewall with enhanced support for GUI audit trail analysis, Netscape Commerce Server, and Secure's LOCKout (user identification and authentication). Also, Sidewinder has been unbundled to allow separate hardware and software purchases. Uses Type Enforcement for internal compartmentalization of security and sectioning off of security breaches. Offers turnkey firewall solution.
- real-time collaboration
($100 per user)
Company: CrossWind Technologies, Inc. (Santa Cruz, CA)
Telephone: (408) 469-1780
Fax: (408) 469-1750
Platforms: Unix, Windows NT, Windows, Macintosh
Description: Real-time scheduling and resource management solution over distributed database supporting up to 50,000 users. Utilizes internal multi-threading for coordination, performance enhancement, and hardware interaction. Client-server design allowing remote administration from localized source. All communication is by direct TCP/IP linking, eliminating e-mail overhead and delays.
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