Products of the week 10.14.13

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as SUSE and Silver Peak

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

Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture 6.2

Product Name – Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) 6.2

Key features - has new deployment wizard and storage-specific reporting for Velocity Replication Acceleration (VRX) software products. Enhancements allow quick and simple deployment to meet recovery point objectives. More info.

Aerohive AP370, AP390 802.11ac access points

Product name: Aerohive AP370, AP390 802.11ac access points

Key features: These are the vendor's first 11ac Wi-Fi access points, with dual radios that can run at the same time for 11n in 2.4 GHz band and 11ac in the 5 GHz band. Support for three spatial streams can reach 1.3Gbps data rate for 11ac clients. Model 370 has interior antennas; 390 has exterior-mounted ones.
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Retina Network Security Scanner

Product name: Retina Network Security Scanner

Key features: the fastest scanning engine available today identifies vulnerabilities including missing patches and configuration weaknesses. More info.

Brocade ICX 6450-C

Product name: Brocade ICX 6450-C

Key features: Small, fan-less and completely silent. Can be deployed outside the wiring closet without interfering with work activity in areas. Enterprise-class CLI and management features for full functionality, enabling advanced management through Brocade Network Advisor. More info.

Application Intelligence Platform 7.1 (AIP)

Product name: Application Intelligence Platform 7.1 (AIP)

Key features: IT managers can view the robustness, health, security and reliability of key software systems. Customers can upload source directly within the portal, or subscribe to a managed service to provide turnkey analysis. More info.

iPIO-2 and iPIO-16

Product name: iPIO-2 and iPIO-16

Key features: The iPIO-2 is a smaller device for remote locations. It supports Power Over Ethernet, meaning no additional power supply is needed, making it ideal for remote devices. The iPIO-16 is designed for larger installations or to be used as an aggregator for remote sites. More info.

Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9

Product name: Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9 in the TZ105 Series

Key features: enables customers to benefit from new features such as enhanced DLP with regular expressions, clustering support, new CLI, enhanced wireless capabilities, and deep security protection for IPv6 networks. More info.

Enterasys/PCM Cloud Wireless Service

Product name: Enterasys/PCM Cloud Wireless Service

Key features: is the industry’s first fully managed cloud-based wireless solution and is entirely based on OPEX, including AP hardware, software capabilities, implementation and day-to-day management. More info.

c-treeRTG COBOL Edition

Product name: c-treeRTG COBOL Edition

Key features: is a plug and play option which allows COBOL applications to connect to today’s Web-based and mobile technologies by replacing the native file system of COBOL to provide standards-based interoperability with current Web-based APIs. More info.

Fleetmatics GPS tracking system

Product: Fleetmatics GPS tracking system

Key features: Fleetmatics is a SaaS-based GPS tracking solution that provides a complete, up-to-the-minute picture of your fleet, whether at your desk, on your tablet, or using your smartphone. The technology drives cost savings and operational efficiency for businesses with fleets of any size. More info.

Forum Sentry API Security Gateway

Product: Forum Sentry API Security Gateway

Key Features: Enables enterprises to take their mobile computing initiatives to the next level – optimizing network resources while securely and cost effectively leveraging public and private cloud infrastructures. New features include intelligent edge caching for network optimization, Amazon S3 Integration for secure enterprise-to-cloud storage and expanded OAuth 2.0 support to simplify mobile SSO. More info.

GFI Cloud (with Web Protection)

Product Name: GFI Cloud (with Web Protection)

Key features: enables SMB IT managers to reduce exposure to Web-based security risks and productivity loss by managing Internet access and use on company machines. More info.

IBM System x3250 M5

Product name: IBM System x3250 M5

Key features: Designed for smaller business workloads and applications and suitable for hybrid cloud environments, the new IBM System x3250 M5 can deliver superior performance, availability and energy efficiency, with plenty of room to grow. More info.

Spigit Engage

Product name: Spigit Engage

Key features: This release adds powerful social features, providing a deeply personal experience to optimize business outcomes. New features include a personal innovation hub, universal inbox, activity stream and challenge carousel.
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Matrix Network Monitoring Switch

Product name: Matrix Network Monitoring Switch

Key features: The Matrix is a 10-minute install NMS with all-inclusive advanced features; de-duplication, advanced filtering, packet trimming and flexible time-stamping allowing IT to better enhance the power of network monitoring. More info.

Packet Design Multicast Explorer

Product name: Packet Design Multicast Explorer

Key features: Multicast Explorer, an optional module of the Packet Design Route Explorer system, provides real-time visibility into complex multicast routing configurations, improving troubleshooting and enabling proactive management with interactive modeling. More info.

SUSE Cloud 2.0

Product name: SUSE Cloud 2.0

Pricing: First Control Node is $10,000 and includes an entitlement to run an Admin Server. Additional Control Nodes are $2,500. Compute or Storage Nodes are $800. The Control Nodes SKUs include SLES entitlements while the Compute Nodes do not.

Key features: Based on OpenStack Grizzly, updates include support for mixed hypervisor clouds, robust installation process, improved integration with SUSE Studio and Manager, and access to rich ecosystem of partner solutions. More info.

Product name: Forward! by Unisys Enterprise Computing Platform
Key features: The Forward! enterprise computing platform combines Unisys’ secure partitioning (s-Par) technology with Intel Xeon family processors in a secure, flexible fabric architecture for mission-critical computing and Unix-to-Linux workload migration. More info.

Workshare Professional 8

Product name: Workshare Professional 8

Key features: is an enterprise collaboration solution providing highly regulated industries with secure file transfer capabilities to help reduce the number of unauthorized, consumer-grade systems being used by staff. More info.

Citrix XenServer ZenPack

Product Name: Zenoss ZenPack for Citrix XenServer

Key features: The new Citrix XenServer ZenPack equips IT operations with automated discovery and dynamic correlation of infrastructure components such as CPU, network interfaces, storage repositories, and virtual machines. More info.

Patent App[eals]

Product name: Patent App[eals]

Key features: Patent App[eals] makes it easy for attorneys, paralegals and legal researchers to quickly access patent-related decisionsfrom the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on their smartphone or tablet. The new app providesaccess to Federal Circuit decisions dating back to 2001, as well as summaries of significant decisions. Users can search via keyword, case name, case number, judge, lower court or date of decision. More info.

CipherPoint Eclipse for SharePoint Online/Office 365

Product Name: CipherPoint Eclipse for SharePoint Online and Office 365

Key features: gives organizations the ability identify their sensitive and regulated data in the cloud, secure it using transparent encryption and access control, and audit access. More info.

Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9 in the NSA 220 Series

Product name: Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9 in the NSA 220 Series – including NSA 220 Wireless and more

Key features: Next-generation firewalls that offer branch offices and distributed enterprises in-depth frontline security and application and user control. The NSA 220 Series firewalls act as the first line of network defense against viruses, Trojans, key-loggers and other application layer attacks, without compromising network performance. More info.

Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9 in the TZ215 Series

Product name: Dell SonicWALL SonicOS 5.9 in the TZ215 Series

Key features: enables customers to benefit from new features such as enhanced DLP with regular expressions, clustering support, new CLI, enhanced wireless capabilities, and deep security protection for IPv6 networks.  The Dell SonicWALL TZ 215 is a Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewall that provides full deep packet inspection (DPI) without diminishing network performance. More info.

Brother ImageCenter ADS-1500w

Product name - Brother ImageCenter ADS-1500w

Key features: Along with Web Connect, a 2.7-inch touchscreen, and duplex scanning, this wireless desktop device uploads directly to cloud storage and social websites as well as mobile devices using the Brother iPrint&Scan app. More info.