Products of the week 1.27.14

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Riverbed and Radware

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Symantec NetBackup 7.6

Product name: Symantec NetBackup 7.6

Key features: a. 400x faster recovery of VMware vSphere VMs; b. NetBackup Accelerator for VMware eliminates the need for full backups; c. Customers can protect 300 virtual machines in 300 seconds; d. Multi-tenant hosting options for channel partners and managed service providers to improve scalability. More info.

Sonatype Component Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Product name: Sonatype Component Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Key features: With automated governance, monitoring, and alerts, Sonatype CLM allows enterprises to accurately identify flawed components and proactively fix these components throughout the software development life cycle. More info.

Pwn Pad 2014

Product name: Pwn Pad 2014

Key features: A commercial grade penetration testing tablet providing unprecedented ease of use in evaluating wired and wireless networks. This high-speed, lightweight device, features an extended battery life and the world's sharpest 7-inch table screen, making it an ideal choice when on the road or conducting an agency walk through. More info.


Product name: ACM5004-GS

Key features: gives enterprise users 3G connectivity that has been tested and certified for use on the Sprint wireless network. More info.

Brainshark Analytics Dashboard

Product name:  Brainshark Analytics Dashboard

Pricing:  The Analytics Dashboard is included in the new Brainshark Sales Cloud, Brainshark Marketing Cloud, Brainshark Learning Cloud and Brainshark HR Cloud packages. The Brainshark Learning Cloud starts at $20/user/month; the Brainshark Sales Cloud starts at $70/user/month, and the Brainshark Marketing Cloud and Brainshark HR Cloud both start at $190/user/month.

Key features: Combines data on presentation views/usage into intuitive, interactive graphs and charts – all on a single screen. Drill-down capabilities give detailed, real-time insights into audience activity/engagement. Includes activity feed; report access. More info.

Migration Expert

Product name - Migration Expert

Key features - New migration planning and analysis tool reduces both risk and cost in the SharePoint migration process by offering a detailed assessment of current SharePoint environments. More info.

StorTrends 3500i

Product name: StorTrends 3500i

Key features: Available as a full-flash or hybrid array, the StorTrends 3500i is the first and only storage area network (SAN) to combine solid state drive (SSD) caching and SSD tiering into a single storage appliance. More info.

nCrypted Cloud Enterprise Edition

Product name -- nCrypted Cloud Enterprise Edition 

Key features --  Protects cloud data across Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and Box with enterprise-level encryption, advanced forensic auditing, compliance with HIPPA, etc. and a web-based management dashboard for cross-cloud visibility and control. More info.

ReliableDR 3.3

Product name: ReliableDR 3.3

Key features: features enhanced compliance reporting, application testing and replication, and fills the gap in application-aware assurance by minimizing the difficulty and risk of configuring and testing failover and failback applications. More info.

Zenoss ZenPack for Oracle Database

Product name: Zenoss ZenPack for Oracle Database

Key features: allows ZSD users to monitor standalone and clustered Oracle Database instances. Measures numerous KPIs and integrates with Oracle’s onboard instrumentation enabling monitoring at TableSpace level. More info.


Product name – Alcatraz

Key features - A cloud-based archive that combines a focus on context with the traditional requirements of an email archive. More info.

OneConnect OCe14000 family of 10Gb and 40Gb Ethernet (10/40GbE) Network Adapters and Converged Network Adapters

Product name: OneConnect OCe14000 family of 10Gb and 40Gb Ethernet (10/40GbE) Network Adapters and Converged Network Adapters

Key features: The adapters enable higher VM densities, support hybrid clouds with Virtual Network Fabrics, leverage a low-latency architecture, and provide an open interface that integrates with next generation SDN solutions. More info.


Product name: SmartBox

Pricing: Pricing starts at $15 per month for new SmartBox users – existing PanTerra Networks’ WorldSmart customers can upgrade for $5 per month – with pooled cloud storage costs of $10 per 100GB per month.

Key features: a file-sharing service with built-in unified communications, allowing customers to share, sync and store files anywhere on any device. More info.

Managed Office

Product name: Managed Office

Key features: a fully managed IT services and communications network bundle for small and midsized business customers that uses CenturyLink’s network, hosted VoIP and cloud capabilities. More info.

Out-of-Band Branch Office Manager with Current Monitoring

Product name: Out-of-Band Branch Office Manager with Current Monitoring

Key features: Combines remote console access, power reboot control and current monitoring capabilities in a compact 1U device for out-of-band management applications. Also features dual power supplies and enterprise management software. More info.

NetVanta 1235P expands ADTRAN’s ActivReach Switch Portfolio

Product name: NetVanta 1235P Ethernet Switch with ActivReach

Key features: extends the reach of Ethernet up to 1,600 feet across CAT5, CAT3, and legacy copper, delivering voice, data, video and PoE. More info.

Riverbed Granite 2.6

Product Name:  Riverbed Granite 2.6

Key features: a branch converged infrastructure solution, which centralizes branch data in the data center while delivering local performance to branch users. Granite 2.6 supports more branches, bigger data sets, and additional enterprise-class storage solutions, including IBM Storwize V7000. More info.

BlazeMeter:The Load Testing Cloud

Product name: BlazeMeter:The Load Testing Cloud

Pricing: Lifetime free tier

Basic Plan $199 per month

Pro $499 per month

Pro-Plus $999 per month

Hi-Volume Plan $1,499 per month

Key features:a self-service, web and mobile load testing platform providing developers an out-of-the-box performance testing solution. More info.

Vertical Power Fallback Switch for Single Inlet Devices

Product name: Vertical Power Fallback Switch for Single Inlet Devices

Key features: An efficient power redundancy solution for high amp devices.  Convenient vertical format mounts to rack post or rear of equipment cabinet, to provide power fallback without consuming additional rack space. More info.

Bay Dynamics’ Risk Fabric Remediation Portal

Product name: Risk Fabric Remediation Portal

Key features: enables users to diagnose the root cause of incidents based on deviations from employees’ normal behavior, remediate threats and prevent security events from recurring. More info.

Alteon Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) for VMware vCloud Director

Product name: Alteon Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) for VMware vCloud Director

Key features: provides advanced ADC and load balancing services, specifically tailored for VMware’s vCloud Director. It is the only solution to instantaneously provide tenant-specific, highly available, virtual ADC resources in the VMware cloud framework. More info.

Redis Cloud for SoftLayer

Product name: Redis Cloud for SoftLayer

Pricing: 25MB - Free; 100MB - $8/month; 250MB - $20/month; 500MB - $40/month; 1GB - $79/month; 2.5GB - $192/month; 5GB - $375/month

Key features: helps developers on SoftLayer to build and create scalable, highly available, and top performance modern applications without complexity of infrastructure management. More info.