Hot new products of the week 2.10.14

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Microsoft and Sophos

Our roundup of intriguing new products. Read how to submit an entry to Network World's products of the week slideshow.


Product name - kiteworks

Key features - With a mobile-first design and three-tier private cloud architecture, kiteworks is built with both the end user and IT in mind to increase enterprise scalability and security. More info.

Polycom CX8000 Lync Room System

Product name: Polycom CX8000 Lync Room System

Key features: Brings Microsoft Lync from the desktop to the videoconference room. Room system for Lync that includes contact search, instant messaging, HD video and audio, virtual white boarding, integration with Microsoft Outlook and optional 360-degree camera. More info.

Clarizen v6

Product name:  Clarizen v6

Key features: New updates to Clarizen v6 cloud-based platform (collaboration for the enterprise):

  • Visual Charts/Reports
  • Time Reporting Enhancements
  • Enhanced Social Discussion Groups
  • Augmented Ability to Configure Projects

 More info.

Neptune Voice Services Platform

Product name: Neptune Voice Services Platform

Key features: An efficient and scalable cloud-based platform for telecommunication voice services. Next-generation switching architecture that provides real-time reporting, monitoring, routing and rating. No hardware required or infrastructure investment. More info.


Product name: Purview

Key features: Purview is a first-of-its-kind network-powered application analytics and network optimization solution that delivers context-based knowledge about applications, users, locations and devices to facilitate better business decisions. More info.

Axcient Virtual Appliance

Product name: Axcient Virtual Appliance

Key features: enables organizations to protect data locally and replicate to the cloud without the need to purchase any onsite hardware. More info.

VidyoH2O for Google+ Hangouts

Product name: VidyoH2O for Google+ Hangouts

Pricing: Subscription basis starting at $99/port/month for on-premises deployment, or as a cloud-hosted product for $149/port/month

Key features: is a software that enables H.323/SIP video conferencing and IP PBX systems to connect users into Google+ Hangout Sessions. More info.

SOLIDServer Hybrid DNS Engine

Product name: SOLIDServer Hybrid DNS Engine

Key features: Industry’s first hybrid DNS combines three DNS engines managed in one appliance, eliminating code vulnerabilities and single point of failure and enabling engines to be switched to protect service availability. More info.

PernixData FVP

Product name: PernixData FVP

Key features: PernixData, which virtualizes server flash, now supports VMware vSphere 5.5 and vSphere Web Client in the newest release of the company’s FVP software. More info.

HP OneView

Product name: HP OneView

Key features: enables systems administrators to deliver IT services faster, more reliably and at lower cost through a new integration with VMware vCenter that simplifies IT infrastructure management. More info.


Product name: DiscoverStor

Key features: aimed at Legal, IT and Audit users in small to midsized businesses that are involved in frequent investigations or litigation and require in-place information governance, cloud email archiving and early case assessment - all for a predictable monthly fee. More info.


Appurify Mobile Platform

Product name – Appurify Mobile Platform (AMP)

Pricing– There are three different ways to use AMP: on mobile (Auto), on mobile (Manual) and on the Web.

AMP Auto - Premier Jumpstart: $8,000/mo, 35 devices, 20 customized critical paths (500 steps) with the iOS and Android robots

AMP Auto – Basic Jumpstart: $5,000/mo, 20 devices, 10 customized critical paths (200 steps) with the iOS and Android robots

AMP Manual: $500/mo, 5 of your iOS or Android devices, Sold in 5-packs

AMP Web: $1,000/mo, 5 dedicated devices in the Appurify device lab, Sold in 5-packs

Key features – A mobile app optimization software that boosts quality and performance of mobile apps and sites pre-release, in a controlled, measurable, automated environment of real devices and user conditions. More info.

SherWeb’s SharePoint Private Cloud

Product name: SherWeb’s SharePoint Private Cloud

Pricing: Here are some examples of SharePoint Private Cloud pricing, although it can vary depending on options selected.

  • $689.90 per month – Small Business unmanaged service for 100 users, Infrastructure availability SLA of 99.9%
  • $2,181.75 per month – Mid-sized Business managed service for 5000 users, Application availability SLA of 99.999%
  • $5,304.60 per month – Large Enterprise high performance managed service for 10,000 users, Application availability SLA of 99.999%
  • For SharePoint Server editions, you need to add Subscriber Access Licences (SALs) to your plan. SharePoint Standard 2013 SALs are $5.00/user/month and SharePoint Enterprise SALs are $9.00/user/month

Key features: expanded its SharePoint offering to include SharePoint private cloud hosting services. Managed and unmanaged plans available. Includes a financially-backed SLA up to 99.999%. More info.


Spotfire Cloud

Product name: Spotfire Cloud

Key features: Spotfire is a data visualization, analytics and discovery software. It supports a range analytic needs/users. Features include web authoring, visual discovery, deep data exploration and predictive analytics. More info.

Masergy Managed Cloud Network on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect

Product name: Masergy Managed Cloud Network on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect

Key features: Masergy offers direct, private access to Amazon Direct Connect throughout North America. Masergy’s managed cloud network delivers on-demand AWS access for a predictable, consistent experience and increased performance and security. More info.

Biscom Verosync

Product name:  Biscom Verosync

Key features:  Biscom Verosync is an enterprise-class file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) solution. More info.


Product name: PA-7050

Key features: The PA-7050 is a next-generation enterprise security platform that natively classifies and protects all traffic, including applications, threats and content while providing network throughput performance of up to 120Gbps. More info.