Products of the week 5.13.13

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

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

X1 Search 8

Product name: X1 Search 8

Key features: simplest way to conduct a unified search across email, webmail, files, SharePoint data, calendar, contacts and tasks all using a single and highly intuitive interface, both on traditional desktops and in virtual environments. More info.

Malwarebytes Secure Backup

Product name: Malwarebytes Secure Backup

Key features: online backup service that automatically scans files for malware prior to backup, removing the threat of saving or sharing infected files. More info.

HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725 Series

Product name: HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725 Series

Key features: • Save time using touchscreen controls to preview, edit, reorder and digitally send documents directly from the device’s large color touchscreen • More easily search documents by incorporating paper documents into digital workflows by sending scans to fax, email or network folders • Easily print hard copy documents for review, sharing and presenting by printing from smartphones and tablets from virtually anywhere. More info.

HP Officejet Pro 276dw MFP

Product name: HP Officejet Pro 276dw MFP

Key features: print with ink in the office at up to 50 percent lower cost per page than lasers. This product includes enterprise manageability features for the first time in an HP inkjet. More info.

HP Scanjet Pro 3000 s2 Sheet-feed Scanner

Product name: HP Scanjet Pro 3000 s2 Sheet-feed Scanner

Key features: • the ability to scan to multiple formats and HP Flow CM Professional compatibility. • Additionally, organizations can easily send documents directly to cloud storage or a SharePoint site saving time and simplifing the transition to the digital office by transforming piles of paper into searchable, editable digital files. More info.

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521 Series

Product name: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521 Series

Key features: • Organizations can finish high-volume jobs more quickly with print speeds of up to 42 pages per minute (ppm) and automatic two-sided printing. • Additionally, single-pass, dual-sided scanning simplifies and speeds document workflow processes. • Users can scan documents and send files to email, the cloud, network folders or a USB drive in one step. More info.

Flexera Software FlexNet Connect

Product name: Flexera Software FlexNet Connect

Key features: enhancing producers’ and their customers’ ability to control the application update experience and enable valuable analytics to help producers improve their products. More info.

Check Point 600 Appliances

Product name: Check Point 600 Appliances

Key features: provide comprehensive security to protect small business employees and data, are pre-loaded with enterprise-class capabilities and run Check Point’s next-generation firewall and threat prevention capabilities. More info.

HR4700 Branch Gateway

Product name: HR4700 Branch Gateway

Key features: A managed solution that combines WAN optimization with  Unified Threat Management (UTM) security from Fortinet and routing in an appliance designed for the unique needs of distributed enterprises. More info.

Ceph (Cuttlefish release)

Product name: Ceph (Cuttlefish release)

Key features: advances the open-source, distributed storage system (that unifies block and object storage for the cloud) by adding installation tools and an API that helps scale Ceph implementations. More info.


Product name: ChatWork

Key features: a cloud collaboration service for business teams. ChatWork combines text, voice, and video chats, task management, and file sharing to help teams get work done faster and easier. More info.

HP MSA 2040 Storage

Product name: HP MSA 2040 Storage

Key features: delivers top price/performance value in Entry SAN category, supporting 16 gigabit Fibre Channel connectivity, high-performance controllers and SSDs, along with a ProLiant-friendly user interface for non-storage experts. More info.

Crafter Studio v2.2

Product name: Crafter Studio v2.2

Key features: Version 2.2 provides enhanced web content authoring and publishing, allowing users to graphically create rich websites and dynamic experiences with drag-and-drop placement. It also supports all major enterprise databases. More info.

McAfee Network Security Platform NS-series

Product name: McAfee Network Security Platform NS-series

Key features: throughput of up to 40Gbps, increased scalability and more capacity to run next generation IPS services. More info.

AvePoint Meetings: a Microsoft SharePoint App for Productivity

Product name: AvePoint Meetings: a Microsoft SharePoint App for Productivity

Key features: allows business users to collaborate with one another in real-time before, during, and after meetings, tracking minutes and tasks. More info.

AvePoint Task & Calendar Sync: a Microsoft SharePoint App for Productivity

Product name: AvePoint Task & Calendar Sync: a Microsoft SharePoint App for Productivity

Key features: allows users to focus on productivity instead of manually tracking all deliverables for ongoing projects by synching Microsoft SharePoint projects, action items, and meetings into Microsoft Exchange accounts for view from Microsoft Outlook and other Exchange clients. More info.

Blue Jeans

Product name: Blue Jeans

Key features: “All You Can Meet” plan, which offers unlimited-use site-licenses for as little as $10 per active user per month. More info.

Lantronix SLB (Secure Lantronix Branch office manager)

Product name – Lantronix SLB (Secure Lantronix Branch office manager)

Key features – allows IT administrators to securely manage remote servers and IT infrastructure equipment over the Internet. It’s designed for enterprises with distributed branch or satellite offices – such as retail, finance, insurance, healthcare and food services. More info.

Proximal Data AutoCache V1.1

Product name: Proximal Data AutoCache V1.1

Key features: AutoCache, a hypervisor caching solution with I/O Intelligence, offers fast load caching, pre-warmed caching for vMotion, support for Software iSCSI and NFS datastores, and seamless integration with VMware's ESXi 5.1. More info.

Sophos UTM Connected

Product name: Sophos UTM Connected

Key features: expanded UTM managed endpoint protection with unique Web in Endpoint functionality, broader wireless coverage for large scale wireless deployments and higher performance networking. More info.

ServiceNow Cloud Provisioning

Product name: ServiceNow Cloud Provisioning

Key features: Cloud Provisioning is a new orchestration application that enables IT to automate the entire cloud management life cycle. ServiceNow Cloud Provisioning speeds the deployment of cloud environments from weeks or months to just minutes, without special training or manual intervention. More info. 

DecisionTools Suite 6.1

Product name: DecisionTools Suite 6.1

Key features: Newest version of Palisade’s decision-making software translates into Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Japanese and Chinese and is compatible with Office 2013 and Windows 8. More info.

Collective Threat Intelligence V2.0

Product Name: Collective Threat Intelligence V2.0

Key features: delivers threat data that is scored and validated to prioritize response activity, and enables rapid integration of new data, easy integration with receiving devices, and faster feed updates. More info.

Convo iPhone App 3.0

Product Name: Convo iPhone App 3.0

Key features: Communicate, collaborate and share work with your team wherever you go. - Faster search, scrolling and posting - One-click sharing and bookmarklet - "Sneak peeks" allow multiple conversations - Real-sized, vibrant images. More info.